Where To Pick Apples Near Sydney

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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

Bilpin Spring Orchard Apple Picking Sydney

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.

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.

Glenbernie Orchard

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. 

Shields Orchard

Shields Orchard Apple Picking Sydney

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. 

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