Strawberry picking Sunshine Coast – ’tis the season of YUM!

Strawberry Picking Sunshine Coast
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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 a strawberry picking day trip, 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!

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 THE places to pick your own strawberries near Caboolture.

It is open every day from 8:30am to 4:30pm on weekdays and 8am-4:30pm during strawberry season (June through October). 

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 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. Find out more about Rollins here.

McMartins Farm

  • Lot 7, 105 Sports Road (next to Maroochy Wetlands), Bli Bli QLD 4560
  • Phone: (07) 5448 4912

Pick your own strawberries or buy from the stall between 8:30am-4:30pm daily. 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. This is another great strawberry picking Sunshine Coast option for families.

Find out more about McMartins Strawberry Farm here.

LuvaBerry Farm

  • Ziviani Road, 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 weekend (weather permitting).

They offer 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! If you are looking for a strawberry farm Caboolture style, this is it!

Find out more on the LuvaBerry website.

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 June to November and PYO Blueberries from December-January each year.

Strawberry Fields Palmview

Update: Strawberry Fields will not be having a PYO season in 2021 as they have been unable to plant this year.

  • 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.

Gowinta Farms

Update: No longer open for strawberry picking.

  • Location: 205 Burys Rd, Beerwah QLD 4519

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

Update: 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! To celebrate, why not blitz up one of these delicious strawberry cocktails!

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