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Strawberry Picking Brisbane: Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Find the best places to go strawberry picking in Brisbane in this article!

Strawberry Picking Brisbane! It’s almost a rite of passage for kids. So if you are looking for the best places to go strawberry picking in Brisbane, we know all of the best places to go!

We’re lucky to have so many local strawberry picking farms right on our doorstep. Prepare yourself for juicy, ripe, sun-kissed strawberries just begging to be dipped in cream or chocolate. Plus the kids just love the concept of *pick your own strawberries* in Brisbane.

This article will detail where all the best strawberry picking Brisbane day trip options are and is a local’s guide to strawberry farms Brisbane.

Find a strawberry farm Brisbane – pick your own!

There are 5 places to go strawberry picking around Brisbane:

  • Rolin Farms
  • McMartin’s Strawberry Farm
  • LuvaBerry Farm
  • Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm
  • Oasis Berries

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 and add it to your days out from Brisbane bucket list!

Not only do you get to take home your own freshly picked strawberries and pink juicy grins, but you’re also 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 near Brisbane that allow you to pick your own strawberries. Most cater for family visits with cafés, toilets, and even play areas. Prams and strollers will easily maneuver through the rows of strawberries but the ride may get a little bumpy! Wheelchair access to pick strawberries is limited.

When is strawberry season in Brisbane?

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 early or after mid-October, it’s a good idea to phone beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Entry is mostly free and you’re charged per kg for your freshly picked strawberries. The cost varies throughout the strawberry season and is generally cheaper in the warmer weather when strawberries are at their peak.

Where to go strawberry picking Brisbane

Whilst there are not any strawberry farms right in Brisbane, we have rounded up all the strawberry farms near Brisbane and mostly they seem to be to the north (except one). Below are our picks for Strawberry picking in north Brisbane.

Rolin Strawberry Farms Elimbah

Strawberry picking at Rollins Strawberry Farm Elimba
Strawberry picking at Rolin Farms Elimba
  • Address: 124-190 Rutters Road, Elimbah QLD 4516
  • Phone: 0422 536 292
  • Opening hours during strawberry season:
    • Weekdays: 8:30am – 4.00pm
    • Weekends: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Rolin Farms on the Sunshine Coast, about 12 minutes up the road from Caboolture (45 minutes north of Brisbane), is the place to pick your own strawberries.

Please note that opening hours for the 2024 season haven’t yet been confirmed, so be sure to check before you travel.

You can pick your own strawberries usually from mid-August and September, but check with them for the latest updates.

Rolin Farms caters 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 strawberry farm Brisbane 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 which can accommodate buses and large vehicles.

McMartin’s Strawberry Farm

Strawberry Farms Brisbane a picture of a ripe strawberry
  • Address: 105 Sports Road, Bli Bli QLD 4560
  • Phone: 07 5448 4912
  • Opening hours during strawberry season:
    • 8.30am – 4.30pm everyday

McMartin’s Strawberry Farm offers limited pick-your-own strawberries or buy from the stall. Check back for updates through the season as things change. The farm is located on the Sunshine Coast just outside the town of Bli Bli on your way to the Maroochy River. They also sell strawberries and other fruit and vegetables when available. Enjoy their homemade gourmet ice cream and jams, Devonshire tea, and purchase souvenirs when you visit! This is another great strawberry-picking Sunshine Coast option for families.

LuvaBerry Farm

  • Address: 65 Ziviani Road, Wamuran QLD 4512
  • Phone: 0417 741 692
  • Opening hours during strawberry season:
    • 9.00am – 3.00pm

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 weekend (weather permitting). Pick your own slots can be pre-booked from 9am to 3pm.

They offer Peckish Picking where you can eat as many strawberries as you like in the field (price includes a box to take home as well), and a Farm Gate stall selling lots of other fresh local produce from jams and chutneys to avocados and ice creams. You can even do morning yoga! A great day out for kids and adults alike, with complimentary farm tours available plus tea, coffee, and locally made biscuits! If you are looking for a strawberry farm Caboolture style, this is it! You can also buy freeze-dried strawberry goods to keep you going when the strawberry season ends. 

Pre-book your Peckish Picking tickets online as spaces are limited.

Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm

  • Address: 912 Chambers Flat Road, Chambers Flat QLD 4133
  • Phone: 07 5546 3652
  • Opening hours during strawberry season:
    • 9.00am – 2.00pm everyday

Located in the Logan shire area of Brisbane, Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm is run by now fifth-generation strawberry farmers. At the Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm Brisbane, 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. You simply must try their strawberry ice-cream! They are huge and very tasty with freshly blended strawberries and ice cream. Yum!

When pick your own commences (from mid-August), strawberry picking usually finishes 30 minutes before closing time (hours vary through the year, so double-check before visiting).

Facilities include: car park, a small cubby house for kids, a picnic area with some tables, toilets, and shaded areas to stop and rest when you’re weary from picking strawberries.

Oasis Berries

Strawberry picking at Oasis Berries Strawberry Farms Brisbane
  • Address: 434 Bribie Island Road, Caboolture QLD 4510
  • Phone: 0421 166 324

Oasis Berries is a family-owned farm that has been growing and selling sweet strawberries since 1998. Towards the end of the season, you can come along and pick your own box with the family for a bargain price while also eating as you pick (details of this to be confirmed later in 2024). During their annual PYO event, you can enjoy food trucks including the Dagwood Dog Guy, and they sell strawberry ice cream on-site. Kids can take part in a treasure hunt with toy prizes worth upwards of $100, and the adults can take part in prize draws too.

Jarvis Fresh Strawberry Farm

Update: No longer offering strawberry picking but still has a shop.

  • Address: 445 Rochedale Road, Rochedale QLD 4123
  • Phone: 07 3341 1414
  • Opening hours:
    • Weekdays: 8.00am – 9.00pm
    • Saturday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
    • Sunday: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Jarvis Fresh Strawberry Farm has recently been gaining popularity. They sell strawberries in containers in the shop, so you won’t leave empty-handed. Make sure to check their page before going 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!

The Strawberry Farm Gold Coast

  • Address: 1 Pimpama Jacobs Well Road, Pimpama QLD 4209
  • 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!

Twist Brothers Strawberry Farm

Update: Twist Brothers Strawberry Farm is now Twist Brothers Turf supplies.

  • Address: 447 Chevallum Road, Chevallum QLD 4555
  • Phone: 0488 409 502

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.

Strawberry Fields Palmview

  • Address: 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 from 8am to 4pm throughout the year. They offer pick your own strawberries sessions from June to November. This farm is your best strawberry picking Sunshine Coast option.

Strawberry Fields has been a family owned strawberry farm Brisbane 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. Regulars tell us that this is the best strawberry farm Brisbane has to offer for kids and activities!

Cooloola Berries

Strawberry Farms Brisbane Two kids picking strawberries at Cooloola Berries
  • 856 Tagigan Road, Wolvi Qld 4570
  • 07 5486 7512

Cooloola Berries is a working farm located on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Pick your own sweet, ripe, delicious strawberries and blueberries fresh from the farm. PYO strawberries is available from roughly May to November (depending on the season) and PYO Blueberries from December-January each year. Their cafe serving delicious local produce re-opened on 2nd May 2023 and will remain open until 3rd October 2023. It operates from Monday to Sunday from 8am to 5pm.

Visit their beautiful lavender fields which flower most of the year round. The venue is also suitable for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. You can take tours of the farm too.

This year, the strawberry season is starting late and they hope to commence pick your own in July or August. When it opens, picking is from Wednesday to Sunday.

Twice a year, the farm takes part in the Cooloola Farmers Trail where they open the farm to showcase their farm to the public. 

Brisbane strawberry picking

Do you know of other great strawberry picking near Brisbane options? Let us in on your sweet, sweet secret and tell us below. You can always pick up some delicious strawberries at your local Sunday markets too. If you’re open to going further afield you can also check out these Sunshine Coast Strawberry Farms. To celebrate a great day of picking delicious fresh produce, why not blitz up one of these delicious strawberry cocktails!

This article was published in Issue 22 of our print magazine, June/July 2017.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

2 thoughts on “Strawberry Picking Brisbane: Pick Your Own Strawberries!”

  1. Oasis Strawberry Farm sat Ningi which is on the way to Bribie island is doing Pick your own $28 for a huge tray as many as fits on the tray and as many as you can eat as well. Kids had a great time and the strawberries are the best I have ever tasted. A very large farm so lots of strawberries to pick. Take smaller containers for the kids as the tray gets very heavy. Highly recommend.


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