Strawberry Picking Auckland

5 Best Places for Fresh Strawberries

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Nothing is more satisfying than those fresh bright red, juicy textured strawberries full of sweetness that you’ve picked yourself. Here, View Auckland picks five of the best strawberry picking farms in Auckland. So if you are looking for family fun and things to do near you, why not head down to one of these strawberry picking farms in Auckland and get ready to fill up those baskets.

Jump in the car and hit the road, head to the best strawberry picking farms, Auckland has to offer. If you’re looking for a fun summer experience that isn’t too costly, then make sure to add a PYO farm to your adventure list. We’ve done our research and curated a list of the 5 best berry farms for you. 

Our top tips: 

  1. Try to go as early as you can during the season, as you’ll find the yummiest ones of them all. Like the saying goes ‘first come first served’.
  2. Sometimes the strawberry farms can be closed due to bad weather or lack of fruit, so always check to see if they are open before you go. It is always best to check with each farm before you visit to make sure they still have some fruit there.
  3. Harvest Months November – March | Peak: January – February.
  4. Don’t forget the sunscreen and sunhat when visiting a strawberry farm in Auckland.

1. Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens

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One of the most popular places to go strawberry picking in Auckland is at Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens. This beautiful place produces the freshest and juiciest strawberries. And strawberry picking at Phil Greig Strawberry Gardens has been a firm favourite  in Auckland since the 1990s. 

Also, If you’re looking for a refreshing experience or a place to recharge your juice with a range of real fruit ice cream. Then look no further than these delightful strawberry gardens. Not only do they offer the sweetest tasting strawberries – they also have a delicious selection of real fruit ice creams and yoghurts. Loads of parking spaces available, plenty of picnic spots and a great playground for the kids.

Travel Time: 25 minutes

Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Telephone: 09-412 7329

Address: 464 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand 0892

Entry Fee: $8.50


2. Bell’s Berries

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Bell’s PYO farm is a sustainable strawberry picking farm, it’s only been open for a couple of years. They pride themselves on producing high quality strawberries with as low maintenance as possible! We can dig it. Bell’s encourages people to bring their own reusable containers to the strawberry picking farm, else they do offer their own packaging which is sustainably sourced from sugar cane.

Spend the day here with the whole family picking fabulous fruits to your heart’s content – as well as strawberries they offer cherries, watermelon, pre-picked berries and even chillies! Not only do they provide three different types of berries to satisfy your appetite. They also provide real fruit ice cream including strawberry ice cream as well as some delicious Roma coffee. If the kids are animal fans, be sure to pay Barry & Garry a visit and Bubba the lamb, you’ve goat to be kidding me!

Get this: They named their farm after their daughter Annabel. Super cute!

Travel Time: 40 minutes

Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm incl bank holidays

Telephone: 0274 436 612

Address: 1 Hamlin Road, Ardmore, Auckland, New Zealand 2582

Entry Fee: $5 entry fee (under 10s free)


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3. Sweet Red Strawberries

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Go for the sweet red strawberries, stay for the nature. At Sweet Red, you’ll find some of the most juicy berries here. Family run strawberry farm providing quality local produce at the heart of the community since 1974. There tends to be a longish queue for payment so make sure to grab an ice cream beforehand. Make sure to try the real fruit ice creams. Don’t miss this awesome strawberry picking farm in Auckland. 

Travel Estimate – 25 minutes

Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am – 4:00pm

Opening Months: 26th December to early Feb

Address: Sweet Red Farm, 61 Bradly Road, Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand 0875

Entry Fee: $10

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4. Clevedon Strawberries

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Not only does this Strawberry picking farm Auckland claim to offer some of the juiciest strawberries available but they have a service with a smile. They have a great little friendly team of workers that go the extra mile to make sure you’ve had a great day strawberry picking. 

Make sure you add this as a pitstop when heading south, we recommend trying a waffle with strawberries & ice cream or one of the other real fruit flavours!

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Travel Estimate: 50 minutes

Opening Hours: 8:00am – 5:30pm

Telephone: 0210 256 9037

Opening Months: 26th December to early Feb

Address: 291 Monument Road, Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand 2582


5. Zaberri world

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If you’re looking for a great experience with the kids, be sure to head down to Zaberri world. There’s also plenty for the children to do, including an inflatable playground, plenty of fresh berries to pick and a beautiful view. Make sure to try their fresh strawberry ice cream. This is one great Auckland strawberry farm! 

They have a delicious selection of strawberries & raspberries, straight off the vine. There are some shady areas, just in case you forgot to pack the sun tan lotion. Be sure to add Zaberri as a pitstop.

Travel Estimate: 35 minutes

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am- 4:00pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm 

Telephone: 09-412 8933

Address: Zaberri, 340 Riverhead Road, Riverhead, New Zealand 0892

Entry Fee: $10 entry $5 real fruit ice creams, $5 Inflatable Zaberri playground

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