Where To Pick Apples Near Sydney
What's a fun activity you can do in the great outdoors with your kids, that also encourages healthy eating? Apples! There is an abundance of this delicious natural wonder just waiting to be picked from a tree near you.
Here’s where to get your delicious crisp, crunchy fix around Sydney.
Bilpin Springs Orchard
Good old Bilpin is a family-favourite in the Blue Mountains - a gorgeous location for a spot of apple-plucking. A small commercial orchard, Bilpin Springs Orchard is open for the public to pick apples from late January.
Open from May 16-17 until 1pm and observing social distancing.
Pine Crest Orchard
Another Bilpin gem, Pine Crest Orchard is a mecca of gala apples, known for their consistency and great quality produce. There’s no entrance fee or bookings required, and most fruit costs around $4/kg. Bring your own non-plastic bags to do your bit for the environment, and watch the kids totally immerse themselves in the orchard—the season starts at the beginning of February.
Pink Lady apples will be available for picking on May 15-17 and May 22-24 but all persimmons are finished for this year. Season will close May 25.
Offering an unrivalled pick-your-own experience, Glenbernie Orchard is designed for those who seriously desire to get their own produce for eating, cooking and, of course, reducing food miles! This fourth generation family orchard is full of delicious, crunchy apples from January - April, and they offer tours for families that takes you through the orchard and of course the chance to pick apples! Be aware that bookings and closed footwear are essential.
Pick your own is currently closed but you can order from the online store and pick-up.
Hoping to start their pick your own season in January, Shields Orchard is a small family based orchard that has been retailing their own fruit since 1955. There’s no entry charge, but they do ask that you call ahead if you plan on visiting, so they can ensure there’s always good quality fruit available and that your experience won’t be dominated by large crowds.
Sheilds will be continuing low key Pick Your Own until the 16th & 17th of May.
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