Strawberry picking Sunshine Coast – ’tis the season of YUM!
Are you looking for a delicious, fun activity to do with your kids? Set a course for a strawberry picking Sunshine Coast adventure!
Strawberry picking on the Sunshine Coast
Sweet, fresh berries smeared all over your giggling children’s faces after an afternoon of picking them straight off the bushes. Tired bodies in the car on the way home, worn out from a day spent in nature learning about where our food comes from. Cooking with gorgeous fruits that your little ones have collected and feel proud of. Sound idyllic? It is! Why not try strawberry picking, Sunshine Coast style?
We’re here to help you find a strawberry farm on the Sunshine Coast. They’re not only open during the school holidays – you can go any time as long as the berries are in season. This is a unique, unforgettable experience – a memory you’ll really treasure when those little faces have grown much bigger. Make sure you check out our list of Brisbane strawberry farms as well!
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.
Location: 105 Sports Rd, Bli Bli QLD 4560
Opening hours: Daily from 830 – 430
Season: June to October
McMartins Farm has a café on site serving delicious afternoon tea fare – including their own delicious award winning icecream, jams, Devonshire tea, souvenirs and much more. Find out more here.! You can pick your own berries or buy from the fridge. Make sure you avoid eating these delicious morsels until AFTER staff have seen how many you’ve picked! This is a very highly rated strawberry farm on the Sunshine Coast. Find out more here.
Gowinta Farms – no longer open for strawberry picking
Location: 205 Burys Rd, Beerwah QLD 4519
Opening hours: Daily from 8-4
Season: Call ahead to check
Gowinta Farms was a gorgeous spot with over 170 acres of strawberries! They also had THREE MILLION pineapples, 10000 lychee trees and 6 acres of greenhouse crops.
Beerwah Caravan Park is located within the Gowinta Farms property so you may be interested in having a longer stay at one of the best places for a strawberry picking Sunshine Coast adventure.
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.
Strawberry picking Sunshine Coast style!
A family adventure without screens in sight. Something old-fashioned that’ll make for amazing memories and pictures to send the grandparents. Fresh, natural produce that kids will go bananas (or berries!) for. Strawberry picking on the Sunshine Coast is a great idea for families so make sure you put it on your list!