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.
Sweet Red Editors Pick
61 Bradley Road, Hellensville, Auckland, New Zealand – Pick your own
Pick your own strawberries from Boxing Day, 26 December to Waitangi Day, 6 February 2019: 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. Pick your own has moved this year and is now located at the farm at 61 Bradly Road, Helensville.
At the farm shop you can purchase Real Strawberry Ice-Creams, Smoothies and Milkshakes made from the “Sweet Red” Strawberries. There is also a fun outdoor area with vintage tractors for the children to enjoy, seating,
Phil Greig Strawberries
464 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland AND
228 Nixon Road, Taupaki, Auckland
Pick your own strawberries daily from Boxing Day – 26 December 2018 to Waitangi Weekend 2019: 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 and smoothie shop at their Kumeu location.
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.
Garelja Bros Strawberry Gardens
Kumeu Farm, 83 Old North Road, Kumeu
Massey Farm, 63 Fred Taylor Drive, Massey
Open daily from Boxing Day to mid or end January 2019
Strawberry fields in Kumeu owned by the Garelja family, open for pick your own in summer. Check their Facebook page for opening hours
Pick your own strawberries Coatesville
114 Sunnyside Road, Coatesville, Auckland
Open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm from Boxing Day until early February 2019
Pick Your Own Strawberries Coatesville Facebook page
Strawberry fields are open for pick your own strawberries from December to early February each year.