Looking for the juiciest, freshest and most scrumptious fruit this summer? Then prepare to go fruit picking, it won’t get any better than picking it yourself. Your day will turn into a fun, earthy and delicious adventure.
South Africa hosts a large variety of fruit picking experiences for you to enjoy. I have rounded up arguably the most comprehensive list of where you can pick your own fruit the Western Cape.
Where to pick fruit in the Western Cape:
Klondyke Cherry farm
Situated 30km from the town of Ceres in the Western Cape you will find Klondyke Cherry farm. Climb up ladders, or pick the cherries hanging on the low branches, the choice is yours but the end result will be the same, the tastiest, juiciest cherries for you to devour. Click here to read up on what to take with you when you visit Klondyke Cherry Farm.
When: November/ December
Price: R30 per adult; R15 / under 10. (As per their website, which was last updated on 24 December 2020)
Contact info: 087 550 0232
Mooiberge Farm Stall
Located just outside Cape Town in Stellenbosch.
Where: Mooiberge Farm, R44, Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600
When: October- December
Price: R6 entry fee and R40/kg of strawberries (Please call to find out if these prices are still correct)
Attractions on site: Marvel at the large strawberries and see the life size colourful metal scarecrows.
Contact info: 087 550 0232
- Polkadraai Strawberry Farm
Where:Polkadraai Farm M12, Stellenbosch Arterial Road, Stellenbosch
(Picture taken from:https://polkadraaifarm.co.za/activities/strawberry-picking/)
Attractions on site: Tractor rides, Pony rides, Mini golf, Face painting, Arts and craft, Play Ground, Food Court. I am not sure if there are any halaal food options here in the Food Court.
Contact info: +27 (0)21 881 3303
Where: Only 110km out of Cape Town.
R43, Hoogwater Farm, Wolesely, Western Cape
Nectarines: 27th and 28th November 2021
Figs, Apples, Peaches and Pears: Between 8 January- 5 February 2022
The farm will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 08H till 13H
Price: -R60 per person 13 years and older
-R30 per child 3 till 12 years
Whilst in the Orchid you can eat as much fruit as you like.
Contact info: 083 762 2803
Wildebraam Berry Estate
Where: Swellandam, S4 Hermitage South Lane, Hermitage Valley.
When: Mid November till the end of December
Price: Entrance Fee per person is R15
-R12 for the medium bucket
-R17 for the large bucket
Or you can bring your own bucket.
Blackberries R28 /kg and Youngberries R38 /kg
Contact info: +27 28 514 3132
Where:Geelhoutboom Road (off the R404), Blanco, George, South Africa
When: Monday – Saturday | 9am – 4pm
Price: Small container R25 per person, large container R40 per person
Attractions on site: Hedge Maze, Redberry Express (Kids train ride), Pedal Go-Karts, Bubble Ball, Bumper Boats, Play Ground, Pony Rides, Redberry rabbits.
Contact info: +27 44 870 7123
Blueberry Bar SA (Found them on Insta) they are new.
Where: Klapmuts Simondium Road, Paarl
When: Open daily between 8:00 – 16:30pm
Contact info: View their Instagram page Blueberrybarsa