The best places to go strawberry picking in Auckland
Here is our pick of the BEST places to take the kids strawberry picking in Auckland. Sometimes the strawberry farms can be closed due to bad weather or lack of fruit, so you are best to ring to check they will be open on the day you are planning to go with your family. Remember to bring your hat and sunblock with you on warm days.
Sweet Red Editors Pick
61 Bradley Road, Hellensville, Auckland, New Zealand – Pick your own
Pick your own strawberries from Boxing Day on 26 December 2019 to early Feb 2020: 9:00am to 6:00pm
The farm is over 40ha in size with 20 dedicated strawberry fields, you and your family can easily spend a fun day exploring the farm and finding the yummiest strawberries to pick.
At the farm shop you can purchase real strawberry ice creams, smoothies and milkshakes made from the “Sweet Red” strawberries.
Phil Greig Strawberries
Two Auckland locations:
464 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland AND
228 Nixon Road, Taupaki, Auckland
Pick your own strawberries daily from Boxing Day – 26 December 2019 to late January/early February 2020 8:00am to 4:00pm
Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens Facebook page
Pick your own strawberries. Enjoy a delicious frozen treat (or coffee) at their ice cream at both locations.
Cost: Entry fee is set at $8.50 per adult and the first kilo of strawberries is FREE. All subsequent kilos are charged at $8.50 per kilo. There is no entry fee for children under 12 when accompanied by a parent.
Zaknich Strawberry Gardens
125-127 Waitakere Road, Waitakere, Auckland
Open daily from Boxing Day 2019 to end January 2020
Zaknich Strawberries Facebook page
Strawberry fields in Waitakere owned by the Zaknich family, open for pick your own in summer. Check their Facebook page for opening hours
Pick your own strawberries in Coatesville
114 Sunnyside Road, Coatesville, Auckland
Open daily from 9am to 5pm from Boxing Day 2019 until late January 2020
Pick Your Own Strawberries Coatesville Facebook page
Strawberry fields are open for pick your own strawberries from December to early February each year. Bring your family to enjoy the fresh air, sunshine and juicy red strawberries.