Alpaca Trekking & Optional Luxury Picnic - BallyBurren Outdoor Escapes

Alpaca Trekking & Optional Luxury Picnic - BallyBurren Outdoor Escapes

BallyBurren Outdoor Escapes

Available to 2 May 2025

Book Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes tickets for some of the best family activities near Belfast!

Looking for something a little different to do with the family near Belfast? Visit Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes and experience one of the best outdoor activity centres in Northern Ireland!

Discover Belfast's beautiful nature in Ballyburren

Belfast's best activity centre is excited to invite to you a truly unique experience in the heart of Northern Ireland - Alpaca Trekking!

  • Immerse yourself in an extraordinary experience designed for friends and families
  • Embark on a leisurely stroll alongside a gentle, friendly alpaca 
  • Travel along a breathtaking 1.4km stoned pathway that gracefully winds through the charming farmland
  • Experience captivating farmland, enchanting woodland and serene wetlands
  • Traverse of bridges and undulating picturesque terrain
  • After completing the walk with your woolly friend, indulge in a delightful treat from the coffee trailer

Experience the best Alpaca Walks near Belfast

If you're looking for a friendly, memorable and once-in-a-lifetime experience for the whole family, Alpaca Walking at Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes is your answer.

About your Alpaca adventure:

  • Arrive at Ballyburren and be greeted by the friendly alpaca trekking guides
  • Introduce yourself to your very own alpaca-pal - your companion for the day!
  • Embark on a distinctive and scenic trail specifically designed for alpaca walking!
  • Enjoy a gentle adventure that will last for 30-40 minutes
  • Help your guide ensure the alpacas are secured at the end of your walk
  • Enjoy the refreshments surrounding the picnic area
  • You're now welcome to continue exploring the site!

For a truly indulgent experience during lunchtime slots, you also have the option to pre-purchase a luxurious picnic hamper

  • Take your picnic hamper to any of the strategically placed picnic tables and enjoy the view
  • Each picnic hamper time slot is strictly limited to 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • It is imperative to arrive at your picnic at least 10 minutes in advance

Join us on this extraordinary alpaca trekking adventure and let the tranquillity of nature and the companionship of these gentle creatures create memories that will stay with you forever.

Book Alpaca Walking tickets at Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes near Belfast for one of the best family-friendly activities in Northern Ireland!

143 Dromore Road,
Lisburn & Castlereagh BT24 8HZ
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How to find us

Address: Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes, 143 Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, BT24 8HZ

What3Words: gratitude.easy.snores

By Car:

  • Sat Nav: BT24 8HZ
  • Parking: On-site Parking
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Parking
  • Baby-changing
  • Coffee trailer
  • Picnic tables

The team at Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes are as wheelchair friendly as possible:

  • The trail is stoned
  • There are a couple of steeper sections
  • Accessible toilets with ramp and handrails

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the activity, Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes do not permit dogs during the alpaca trekking. 

Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes recommends the following for clothing:

  • Appropriate clothing for weather conditions
  • Trainers and/or walking shoes/boots
  • There are no muddy areas due to hard stone pathway

With any animal, there are always small risks - however, the alpacas at Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes are extremely friendly.

To ensure safety and wellbeing of all visitors, Ballyburren Outdoor Escapes requests that you don't walk directly behind the alpacas in case they kick.

They also do not allow any under 12's to hold the lead of an alpaca. 

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