Strawberry Picking in Brisbane: 7 of the Best Farms
Keen to go strawberry picking in Brisbane? We don't blame you! Strawberry picking is one of those simple pleasures in life that is relatively cheap, easy, and a great way to get the whole family enjoying Brisbane's flourishing natural bounty, not to mention you get rewarded with a sweet treat to take home!
Going on a strawberry-picking adventure in Brisbane means you don't have to travel very far, as Brisbane is full of strawberry farms all within 90 minutes of the city, so grab your baskets and get ready for a sweet-tasting adventure!
Strawberry Picking in Brisbane: 7 of the Best Farms
When is Strawberry Picking Season in Brisbane?
Did you know that Queensland accounts for 33 per cent of Australia’s strawberries? We just can't get enough of them! Strawberry picking in Brisbane usually runs from May to November but can vary depending on the weather, so it's always a good idea to check your favourite strawberry farm's website before visiting.
Strawberry Picking Farms
LuvaBerry in Wamuran just an hour north of Brisbane welcomes families for strawberry picking on their farm from May to October.
LuvaBerry's harvest season is full of exciting events for the whole family, including strawberry picking, a school holiday 'Tractors and Tutus' event, morning yoga, Panda's Playtime for kids and more.
Where: 65 Ziviani Rd, Wamuran
When: Check the website for updates on LuvaBerry's harvest season.
2. Freeman's Organic Farm
For strawberry picking in Brisbane just over an hour outside of the city, Freeman's Organic Farm hosts a special Mum's and Bub's Day Out every Friday where you can come along and enjoy life on the farm with strawberry picking, craft activities with teacher Nicola, coffee for the parents and plenty of fresh farm air. The working farm also grows a range of seasonal fruit and vegetables you can stock up with from their shop, which is open seven days a week.
Where: 618 Tomewin Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin
When: Open seven days a week; Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 4 pm.
3. McMartins Strawberry Farm
Get your strawberry fix with strawberry picking in Brisbane at McMartins Farm from June to October.
Not only can you pick fat juicy strawberries to your heart's content at McMartins Farm, but also you can also enjoy a gourmet ice cream, some homemade strawberry jam or a Devonshire tea - all using their very own strawberries, of course.
If you fancy the world's best beach picnic, grab a bucket of strawberries and some of their to-die-for ice cream and head to nearby Marcoola Beach.
Where: End of Sports Road, Bli Bli
When: Open seven days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm from May to October.
4. Rolin Farms
Another strawberry farm close to Brisbane, Rolin Farms is just an hour away in Elimba. The Rolin Farms strawberry-picking season usually runs from June to October but make sure you check for updates before visiting.
If strawberry picking isn't on the cards, we still recommend visiting this gorgeous farm and stopping off at their Strawberry Shop, which stocks a range of farm-fresh goods including strawberries, strawberry jam, homemade ice cream, fresh coffee and more.
Where: 124-190 Rutters Road, Elimbah
When: Open seven days a week from 8.30 am to 4 pm.
5. Jarvis Fresh Strawberry Farm
The family-owned Jarvis Fresh Strawberry Farm has been supplying ripe and juicy strawberries to Brisbane families for well over 40 years!
Located in Rochedale and open seven days a week, it's always a good time to pop in for some fresh strawbs at Jarvis Fresh! Along with your favourite strawberries, Jarvis Fresh also sell a wide selection of other fresh fruits and flowers. Everything at Jarvis Fresh is freshly grown and picked, so availability will vary - make sure you check their website ahead of visiting to see what they have in store.
Where: 445 Rochedale Rd, Rochedale
When: Open seven days Monday to Friday from 8 am to 9 pm; Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm.
6. Strawberry View Coffee Shack
While you can't pick your own strawberries at this spot, a visit to Strawberry View Coffee Shack is still a must for all strawberry-loving kids and kidults.
Strawberry View Coffee Shack is part of Stothart Family Farms Pty Ltd, a fully operational and family-run strawberry farm that supply all of their fresh produce to the Coffee Shack. We highly recommend stopping in at the Coffee Shack to load up on all sorts of strawberry goodies, from fresh punnets to milkshakes, ice creams, cakes, delicious coffees, and even strawberry waffles! There's also a kids' playground on site.
Where: 205 Stern Road, Bellmere
When: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 3 pm.
7. Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm
If you want the real farm experience without leaving the city, Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm is just the place for strawberry picking in Brisbane!
Located just 30 kilometres from the CBD, you can get out to Chambers Flat and have a basket full of strawberries before you know it. Strawberries are almost guaranteed between August and October each year, but you can visit any time of year for fantastic fresh produce and some mind-blowingly good hand-made strawberry ice cream!
Where: 912 Chambers Flat Road, Chambers Flat
When: August to November for strawberry picking. Farm shop is open from June to November.
Strawberry Festivals in Brisbane
If you're really keen to take your love of the red berry to new delicious heights, check out Brisbane's Favourite strawberry festivals.
The Sandstone Point Strawberry Festival should definitely be on your radar, particularly if you love your strawberries baked into delicious desserts or maybe a cocktail or two! The famous strawberry festival is held annually in September but for one day only, so make sure you book your tickets!
RedFest is another hugely popular strawberry festival in Brisbane. Held annually at the Redlands Showgrounds during September, RedFest highlights our love of strawberries with a weekend of epic family fun, including the world-famous Strawberry Eating Competition and the illuminating Lantern Parade!
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