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Nickelby at Darnum

Address: 308 Darnum Shady Creek Rd, Darnum, Victoria 3822

Phone: 03 5627 8121  |  Mobile: 0419 550 301  


Nickelby at Darnum is the home of Nickelby Alpacas, Nickelby Designs and Nickelby Olives; where you can take the opportunity to come and see this working alpaca stud.

Owned by Angela Betheras who is also the RIRDC 2011 Victorian Rural Woman of the Year, Nickelby at Darnum operates a farm gate selling beautiful alpaca garments made from fine Australian fleece as well as stylish garments from Peru. Nickelby at Darnum have throw rugs, jumpers, coats, scarves, hats and doonas, to name a few, all made from this beautiful fibre.

Whilst stocking an extensive range of commercial garments, Nickelby Designs is Angela's own range and she is excited to announce that her 2014 winter range will be launched with a Sunday soiree in April. They also stock alpaca yarn including hand dyed Australian alpaca yarn.

As one of the largest alpaca on farm shops in Australia, you are certain to find exactly what you are looking for.

The cafe serves coffee and cake, with their own unique secret blended coffee that you can't find anywhere else. Sit and enjoy the wonderful views and the alpacas.

Groups are more than welcome by prior arrangement, seven days per week

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Local directions

Travel down the Princes Highway between Yarragon and Warragul, take the Darnum turn off and head towards Shady Creek. Darnum Shady Creek Road is just past the freeway overpass and Nickelby is 3km down the road, follow the road signs. The farm is located on the right hand side.


  • Café
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Access with assistance for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Interpretive centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area
  • Shop


  • Art and craft
  • Shopping
  • Animal Viewing

Opening hours

Nickelby at Darnum is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday. The Farm is open after 12pm on New Years Day and is open every day in December leading up to Christmas.

Disabled access

There are disabled toilets available, as well as clear access to the shop and viewing area for the alpacas. Please note that paths are stone, where wheelchairs and mobile walkers can move across. Ramps leading into the shop and toilets. Please contact operator for further information.

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