UPDATED 2020: Strawberry Farms Brisbane – Pick Your Own Strawberries!
Are you looking for places to go strawberry picking near Brisbane? Our locals guide to pick your own strawberries is just what you need!
Find a Strawberry Farm Near Brisbane – Pick Your Own!
How can you make sweet, juicy and delicious strawberries infused with Queensland sunshine even better? Pick them yourself with the kids! Check out all the amazing pick your own strawberry farms Brisbane has to offer! Not only do you get to take home your own freshly picked strawberries and pink juicy grins, but you’re getting your family out of the supermarkets to see where real food comes from. Turn your strawberry picking adventure into a home kitchen science lesson and dust off your favourite jam, shortcake or choc dipped strawberry recipe when you get home.
There are several strawberry farms an easy drive from Brisbane that allow you to pick your own strawberries. Most cater for family visits with cafes, toilets and even play areas. Prams and strollers will easily manoeuvre through the rows of strawberries but the ride may get a little bumpy! Wheelchair access to pick strawberries is limited.
Strawberry picking season in Brisbane is generally June to November each year. The season can vary slightly depending on the weather so if you’re planning a strawberry picking adventure after mid-October it’s a good idea to phone beforehand to avoid disappointment.
Entry is free and you’re charged per kg for your freshly picked strawberries. The cost varies throughout strawberry season and is generally cheaper in the warmer weather when strawberries are at their peak.
Strawberry Fields Palmview
133 Laxton Road
Palmview QLD 4553
Exit 190 off Bruce Highway
Phone: (07) 5494 5146
Strawberry Fields farm on the Sunshine Coast is open 7 days a week 8am to 4pm throughout the year, with pick your own strawberries available from June to November. Strawberry Fields has been a family owned strawberry farm since 1980. They run educational tours for school groups and also cater for birthday parties. Kids activities include tractor rides, a playground and hay bale climbing.
Picnic tables are provided so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding green country side and manicured gardens while eating lunch. Their café sells a range of scrumptious strawberry themed delights (think fresh strawberry ice cream, strawberries and cream, parfaits, pancakes and more). They also stock a range of local crafts and locally grown produce. Check out their new website here.
Rolin Strawberry Farms Elimbah
124-190 Rutters Road
Elimbah QLD 4516
Phone: (07) 5497 4253
Rolin Farms on the Sunshine Coast, about 12 minutes up the road from Caboolture (45 minutes north of Brisbane), is open every day from 8am to 4pm during strawberry season (June through October). Don’t let a rainy day put you off strawberry picking as Rolin Farms grow some of their strawberries under cover in poly tunnels. They cater for bus tours, playgroups, school visits, birthday parties and even weddings. During school holidays there are fun, inspiring and healthy strawberry themed activities organised for the kids. There is a farm store that sells pre-picked strawberries, homemade strawberry ice-cream and chunky home style jam. There’s also a playground available for the kids and onsite car parking. Find out more here.
McMartin’s Strawberry Farm
Lot 7 Sports Road (next to Maroochy Wetlands)
Bli Bli QLD 4560
Phone: (07) 5448 4912
Pick your own strawberries or buy from the stall. The farm is located on the Sunshine Coast just outside the town of Bli Bli on your way to the Maroochy River. Selling strawberries and other fruit and vegetables when available. Home made gourmet ice creams and jams, Devonshire tea, souvenirs and much more. Find out more here.
Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm
912 Chambers Flat Road
Chambers Flat QLD 4133
Phone: (07) 5546 3652
Located in the Logan shire area of Brisbane and run by third generation strawberry farmers. A the Strawberry Farm, you can pick your own juicy strawberries from their beautiful fields or buy them freshly picked along with jams and other strawberry delights from their farm store.
Open seven days from June to November including public holidays (pick-your-own is available August, September and October). Opening hours are 8.30am -5pm Monday to Saturday and 8.30am to 4pm on Sundays, with strawberry picking finishing 30 minutes before closing time. Facilities include:car park, activities for kids, picnic area, toilets and shaded areas to stop and rest when you’re weary from picking strawberries. See their Facebook page here.
Wamuran QLD 4512
Phone: 0417 741 692
Looking for a more intimate strawberry picking experience? LuvaBerry’s family farm is the answer. Located 15 minutes out of Caboolture, during strawberry picking season LuvaBerry is open every Sunday (weather permitting). Offering Peckish Picking- where you can eat in the field, and a Farm Gate stall selling lots of other fresh local produce from jams and chutneys to avocados and ice creams. A great day out for kids and adults alike, with complimentary farm tours available plus tea, coffee and locally made biscuits! Find out more on the LuvaBerry website.
Jarvis Fresh Strawberries – no longer offering strawberry picking
445 Rochedale Road
Rochedale QLD 4123
This farm is gaining popularity. They sell strawberries in containers in the shop, so you won’t leave empty handed. It’s a good idea to check their Facebook page to see if they have posted any notes about availability, particularly at the end of the season (typically strawberry seasons are June to October). Remember to take your own container! Find them on Facebook.
The Strawberry Farm Gold Coast – no longer offering ‘pick your own’
1 Pimpama Jacobs Well Road
Phone: (07) 5546 6245
The Strawberry Farm has operated for well over 20 years and is well known to locals and tourists alike. Old-fashioned service and country charm see people relaxing at this stop for hours. Situated conveniently next to the M1 Pacific Motorway midway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast it proves to be a popular stop for motorists with plenty of parking and amenities available.
Children love the free animal farm as they can walk amongst, feed and be delighted by so many different animals. Delightful treats include the famous “Strawberry Cone” – a giant cone filled with vanilla ice cream, strawberries and fresh cream topped with strawberry ice cream then a dollop of cream and another strawberry! See their Facebook page here.
Twist Brothers Strawberry Farm – closed to grow turf instead
447 Chevallum Road
Chevallum QLD 4555
Twist Brothers offered an authentic picking experience set against a gorgeous natural backdrop. Locals and tourists alike rated it very highly in terms of easily picking delicious fresh fruit. This venue for strawberry picking on the Sunshine Coast was a great choice if you were on the way to, or coming back from, visiting other local sites.
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