Find a local pick your own farm here!

Looking for a local, pick-your-own farm in Sydney Area of New South Wales, Australia,?  Scroll down this page and you will see the U-Pick farms in Sydney Area of New South Wales, Australia,, sorted by county. Those that offer organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name  (see "What does Organic mean?"). The U-pick crops they offer follow the name of the farm. To search the page for a specific crop, use Ctrl-F (or on an ipad or Mac, use their "search on this page" function) If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website. If you find anything outdated or inaccurate, see the customer and farmer menus (as appropriate) at the top menu bar to submit updates and corrections and help me keep each current!

New! Pricing information - I am building a pricing guide to help you know what the typical prices are for each crop.

Remember to always check with the farm's own website or Facebook page before you go - or call or email them if they don't have a website or Facebook page. Conditions at the farms and crops can change literally overnight, so if you want to avoid a wasted trip out there - check with the farm directly before you go! And if you know of any farms I missed and want to add a farm, please let me know!   I'm making updates for this year as fast as I can - if you find anything out-of-date, wrong or not working - please let me know! This website is supported by purchases you make through the links to products on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This allows me to continue to maintain the website and make improvements!

What's in season in September 2019, and other timely information:

Notes for September 2019:Spring is here! Strawberries and other berries are coming in! See your area's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as tomato, corn, and more!

You may noticed the new appearance to the website! Simpler, cleaner and mobile-friendly! I'm rolling it out, page by page over the next 2 months. Everything is still here; such as home canning and freezing directions. You can access it from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Sydney Area of New South Wales, Australia, U-Pick Farms and Orchards in 2019, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Sydney area

  • Anderson Farm - Oranges
    951 to 968 Sackville Ferry Rd, Sackville North NSW 2576. Phone: 0245791120. Mobile: 0414503955. Email: [email protected]. Open: from June to the following September each year.  They grow Emperor, Imperial and Hickson Mandarins and Washington Navel Oranges for Pick Your Own. Later in the season they have Seville Oranges for Pick Your Own. (UPDATED: May 14, 2019, JBS)
  • Cedar Creek Orchard - persimmons
    269 Mulhollands Rd, Thirlmere, NSW 2572 Australia. Phone: +61 246 818 457. Email: [email protected]. Open: Bookings must be made online, or by phone for ALL SESSIONS - ANY DAY of the week, to allow groups to be transported to and from the picking areas. During some of our fruit seasons, we allow people into the orchard to experience picking their own fruit. This becomes very busy on weekends! There is plenty of free parking available. Stonefruit picking is usually in November/early Dec & early Jan. Persimmon picking usually operates from mid-April, to the end of May. Sorry, but we won't be running any PYO for our apples for the 2019 season.  WEEKDAYS: We operate limited sessions of weekday PYO - only when we can - At this stage, it will possibly only be on Wednesday & Friday mornings.​​ (CHECK ONLINE for dates we are operating, or ring us) - Minimum of 8 ADULTS required per group on any WEEKDAYS - You can join other groups. We confirm by email, after booking, if session will go ahead. WEEKENDS: Persimmon picking entry fee for 2019 is $11 per adult & $6 per child. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL for ANY number of people - use our Online booking system, or phone. (Children are 3 - 15 yrs, and Under 3's free). For bus groups, we WILL NOT book more than ONE coachload at any one time. 'Pick-Your-Own' allows you to be taken on a tractor ride into the orchard and shown how, what, and where, to pick your persimmons; also to allow you to taste ONE of our beautiful persimmons whilst picking. You will be transported in our special "Persimmon Express" people-mover, and allowed to stroll through the persimmon trees for approximately 60 minutes, making your own choice of fruit to pick & buy.  Special Note: Please wear appropriate footwear - Closed in shoes best.
    Already harvest apples; NEW SEASON FUJI, & PINK LADY APPLES now on sale!! (Sorry no PYO for apples)  FUJI & PINK LADY apples $4.00/KG. (UPDATED: May 14, 2019, JBS)
  • Canoelands Orchard - tomatoes, eggplant, nectarines, peaches, plums, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    27 Canoelands Road Canoelands, Sydney, NSW 2157. Phone: 041-968-8039. Email: [email protected]. Open: Thursday till Saturday from 9am. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. November dec. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.. Check with us for tomatoes to pick. Eggplant will return but were all picked over Easter so we are awaiting the next cropto come through. open 9.30 till 3 weekends or by booking weekdays. 2019 Entry is $5 adults, $3 children (5-15), under 5 free then $6 per kilo for EVERYTHING you pick.(UPDATED: May 14, 2019, JBS)
  • Darke's Glenbernie Orchard - apples, peaches and nectarines, wedding venue
    Glenbernie Orchard, 259 Darkes Forest Rd, Darkes Forest, NSW 2508. Email: [email protected]. Open: 7 Days from 10am to 4.30pm, Bookings are essential. Directions: The 60 hectare farm is located an easy 60 minutes drive south of Sydney on the Illawarra Escarpment, next to the Dharawal National Park. Pick fruit straight from the tree to take home. Fruit Picking is seasonal.  Pick your own experiences are run when fruit is available and at its premium November-December for stone fruits and January-April for apples.  Designed for those who seriously desire to pick for eating, cooking and reducing food miles! Closed footwear is essential. There can be significant walking distances involved in this tour. 4 generations of the Fahey family have grown apples and other fruit in Darkes Forest since 1939. Now, we also make apple cider, apple cider vinegar, honey wine and conduct experiences and events on the farm.
    Weddings: Glenbernie Orchard is a unique location for your special day. We are taking limited bookings for wedding ceremonies. This ensures that the farm remains with the same amazing allure that brought you to us.
    We can tailor your event to suit your style. Our farm is a blank canvas upon which you can create your own story, express your own unique approach.
  • Sydney Christmas Tree Farm - Christmas trees, choose and cut
    'Namba Forest' 6 Namba Road, Duffys Forest, NSW 2084. Phone: 02 9450 2027. Email us at: [email protected].. Directions: 5 km off Ring Road 3 (Mona Vale Rd) 3 doors before Waratah Park Wildlife Park . Directions: 5 km off Ring Road 3 (Mona Vale Rd) 3 doors before Waratah Park Wildlife Park . We are open December, weekdays 4.30 to 6.00pm; weekends 9-5, from December 1.
  • TCP Farmgate Tours - apples, blackberries, boysenberries, lemons, loganberries, nectarines, oranges, other berries, other citrus, pears, peaches, pecans , plums, strawberries, walnuts, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    Po Box 71, Lawson, NSW 2783. Phone: 02 4759 3040. Email: [email protected]. Open: Every Friday leaving Penrith Railway Station at 9;30, all year round. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. This is a tour only. The minibus picks you up at Penrith Railway Station and takes you to Pick Your Own orchards, roadside stalls, honey farms, organic farms etc.

North west

The listings are frequently updated, but often they don't tell us current prices, so the prices unless you see this year's update date.

In addition to listings of U Pick farms, I hope the following pages are helpful to you!

  • Inilah Christmas Trees - Choose Your Own Christmas tree
    242 Shingle Hill Way, Federal Highway ACT 2621. Phone: 02 62369689. Ask for Keng. Directions: From Canberra get onto the Federal Highway and go past the 2 overhead bridges. Turn left immediately after Middleton VC Rest Area onto Shingle Hill Way. 'Inilah' is 2.4 kms on the right. This farm is the closest Christmas tree farm to Canberra and is 29 kms from Canberra's CBD. Open: from December 1. Weekdays 3pm to 6pm Weekends 9am to 6pm. Choose and cut-your-own Christmas tree or pruned Christmas Trees available from our Christmas Tree farm. 2005 prices: $18 for trees under 1.2 metres and $28 for trees over 1.2 metre.

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)