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FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

BOOK FOR PICK YOUR OWN FRUIT

 (November 2021)

If you love to explore and have a taste for the freshest fruit available, then this is for you! Our next picking experiences will begin again Mid November for stone fruit (nectarines and then peaches).  We promise enjoyment, learning, and interaction with nature.
Our picking sessions are limited and exclusive. They do not run every day. Booking is essential. 
Check for full details closer to November, click the ‘Book Now’ button below! 

VISIT OUR SHOP THE APPLE SHACK

 CURRENTLY OPEN 

  • Visit our farm shop 7 days, between 10:00am and 4:30pm (except we close some Public Holidays)
  • You do not need to book to come to the Apple Shack.
  • Purchase our fruit & other farm goodies
  • Orchard entry is not available unless on one of our pre booked tours or booked pick your own.
  • Enjoy the 10 minute walk from our gateway to Maddens Falls.
  • Masks are mandatory in our shop at present in line with government requirements to keep our customers and staff  Covid safe. If you don’t have a mask, we have them for sale at $1 each.

BOOK A BLOSSOM WALKING TOUR

 August-September 2021

If you love to explore and take gorgeous photos of nature  then this walk will be for you.  Our staff guide will take you on a walking trek through the orchard to the best photo spots for blossoms. The first blossoms are stonefruit with an array of pink colour. Our Apples have white flowers.
Bookings link with full details will be live closer to flowering time mid 2021!

Junior Bee Keeper Experience

June- July School Holiday Program

Do your kids want to understand bees, how they make honey and how honey gets out of the hive and into a jar. Specially designed for 4yr-10yr old children and their parents. Special opportunity to experience bees safely!

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