Ripe for the Picking

Ripe for the Picking
Head to one of the many farms around New Zealand that allow you to pick your own produce.

North Island

Gala Berry – Strawberries

Location: 256 Omaha Flats Road, Omaha, Warkworth, 0986

Pick your own will begin again in December 2020, exact dates yet to be announced. Real fruit ice cream available too, yum yum!

Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens – Strawberries

Location: 464 State Highway 16, Kemeu, 0892
Phone: +64 9412 7329

PYO will begin in December 2020.

Julians Berry Farm – Raspberries, Blackberries, Ranui berries, Boysenberries, Strawberries, and Logan berries

Location: 12 Huna Road, RD 1, Whakatane, 3191
Phone: 07 308 4253

Julians Berry Farm and Cafe is a great day out in Whakatane. They are the only place in NZ where you have such a great range of berries available to pick.

Redwood Lane Blueberries – Blueberries

Location: 17 Redwood Lane, Tauranga, 3171
Phone: 07-543 3511

Redwood Lane Blueberries open every year in the last week of January – this is when their first blueberries become ripe. They are usually open through to the start of April.

Ruakura Berry Shop – Strawberries

Location: 11 Davison Road, Newstead, Hamilton, 3286
Phone: 07 838 3105

PYO will open early October, keep an eye out for exact dates.

Ruby Glen Orchard – Raspberries, Black & Red Currants, Gooseberries, Boysenberries, Tayberries, Blackberries, Autumn Raspberries

Location: 92 Powdrell Road, Meeanee, Napier, 4112
Phone: (06) 8445608

Open 7 days a week from mid November to mid April.

South Island

Berry Lands – Raspberries, Boysenberries, Strawberries, Karakaberries

Location: 108 Appleby Highway, Appleby, Nelson, 7081
Phone: 021983391

Opening in December, Berry Lands offers pick your own berries and also has delicious real fruit ice creams available for purchase!

Broadfield Berryfruit – Blueberries

Location: 475 Robinsons Road, Broadfield, Christchurch, South Island 7676
Phone: 64 3 325 2232

Crops are usually available in January, February, March. Open: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week.

Gracebrook Orchard – Cherries

Location: 156 Ashworths Road, RD 1, Amberley, South Island, 7481
Phone: 64 3 314 7076

The cherry orchard is available from 1st of January every year for pick your own. Check their Facebook page for daily updates on the orchard and PYO (pick your own) opening times.

Pataka Berries – Raspberries

Location: 768 Marshland Road Ouruhia, Christchurch, South Island, 8083
Phone: 03 323 7896

Pick your own Raspberries normally start in late December until mid January. They also offer frozen berries, real fruit ice creams, homemade jams, fruit jellies, tomato relish and tomato sauce all year round.

Cheeki Cherries – Cherries, Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines & Plums.

Location: 247 Ripponvale Road, Cromwell, Central Otago, 9384

Cheeki Cherries is proud to offer their beautiful crunchy and delicious cherries that you can pick until your heart is content. They also offer PYO apricots, peaches, nectarines and plums.


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