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Alpaca Farm, Popcorn Park & Allaire Village
Tour 30 Details - NJ


We will start our tour at 7 am in midtown Manhattan, 8th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street on the East side of 8th Avenue, across the street from 5 Penn Plaza (Google Street address is 460 8th Ave. New York, NY10119. It is written 470 on the building) (Old Duane Reade building, we are not sure what it will be in 2024) DON'T BE LATE! Please come 15 minutes early to sign in.

You will be greeted by your tour guide for the day. You will sign our liability waiver, and after departure a light breakfast will be served on board the van.



We will start the day driving to the beautiful New Jersey Pine Barrens, here we will visit an Alpaca Farm. Meet the passionate owner and receive a guided tour of the farm. Learn about the alpacas, their care, breeding, natural history and fleece use.



You will have opportunities to interact with the beautiful alpacas including hand feeding them.


Enjoy the beautiful grounds nestled between pine trees and you will also see a few other farm animals such as chickens, pigs and a horse.


You will also find a small store selling a wide range of items made from the Alpacas luxurious fleece.


Next we will visit Popcorn Park.


Popcorn Park is a sanctuary/small zoo for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused, or elderly animals. There are lots of different types of interesting animals to look at, you find farm animals such as goats, pigs, donkeys and a cow, domestic wildlife such as deer’s, fox’s and bears and more exotic animals such as monkey’s, tigers and lions. There is something for everyone.



At Popcorn Park, you can buy popcorn to feed to the animals for about $3. There are always wild peacocks, geese, and ducks wandering around that will gladly eat popcorn as well.


We will eat lunch including non-alcoholic beverage       



After lunch we will visit Allaire Village, this is a historic village from the early 19th century. At that time it was a thriving industrial community which produced crude and cast iron.


Today the village is a living history museum featuring costumed interpreters demonstrating early 19th century village life.


The buildings which remain today include a general store, blacksmith shop, carpenter’s shop, manager’s house, foreman’s house and a church.


One of the workers' row house buildings is now the Visitor Center and Museum. You will have ample time to walk around and enjoy this historical village captured in a time zone surrounded by natural beauty.

We will drive back to NYC.
Arrival back to NYC at approximately 5:30 - 6 pm.

Hines Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary, plans and arrangements for the tour, if in the judgment of Hines Tours it becomes advisable to do so.



TOUR CONFIRMATION: Either on your phone or printed out.

ID: Please bring a valid government issued identification. (Adults only)

CLOTHES: according to the weather.

FOOTWEAR: Good walking shoes.

RAIN GEAR: Even with no rain in the forecast, we recommend you bring some rain gear.

WATER: In a plastic bottle, especially on hot days. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

CAMERA/PHONE: With extra battery/memory is highly recommended. 

CASH: Although our tour is classified as an "all inclusive". It is advisable to bring some cash for snacks and gratuities for the guide which is left to your discretion.

INSURANCE: Even if this is just a day tour, if you are concern about losing money due to illness (including Covid-19) or other unpredictable matters, we highly recommend you buy a travel insurance. We can recommend www.insuremytrip.com or www.squaremouth.com (Hines Tours is not affiliated with either of these sites in any form). We do not give tour refunds or tour credits if you are not able to make the tour for any reasons.


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