The Best Farms for Strawberry Picking in Brisbane
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-picking farms all within 90 minutes of the city, so grab your baskets and get ready for a sweet-tasting adventure!
When is Strawberry Picking Season in Brisbane?
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.
Our Favourite Farms for Strawberry Picking in Brisbane
1. Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm
If you want the real farm experience without leaving the city, Chambers Flat Strawberry Farm is just the place! 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
Opening hours: August to November for strawberry picking. Farm shop is open from June to November.
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
Opening hours: 7 days a week; Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8 am to 4 pm
3. Rolin Farms
Another strawberry farm close to Brisbane, Rolin Farms is just an hour away in Elimba. 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
Opening hours: 7 days a week from 8.30 am to 4 pm.
4. McMartin's Strawberry Farm
Get your strawberry fix with strawberry picking in Brisbane at McMartin's Farm from June to October. Not only can you pick fat juicy strawberries to your heart's content at McMartin's 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
Opening hours: Open 7 days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm from May to October.
5. Strawberry Fields
If you've made the drive between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, chances are you've noticed Strawberry Fields and their "pick your own" sign. The farm is an hour north of Brisbane in Palmview and is one of our favourite strawberry farms near Brisbane. Dates for picking vary from season to season so check their website to see when you can head up. Not only can you pick your own strawberries here, but also you can indulge in a variety of pretty special products from their shop, including jams, ice cream, candles, soaps, spices and sauces. Word on the street is that their strawberry-scented candles are AMAZING.
Where: 133 Laxton Road, Palmview
Opening hours: Check their website for their strawberry picking in Brisbane season.
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
Opening hours: Check the website for updates on LuvaBerry's harvest season.
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