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Wednesday, 8 December 2021

 

blue hill berries and cherries

blue hill berries silvan

The Berries and Cherries season may be short and sweet but when it's here you are guaranteed to find tasty, fresh fruit and memorable experiences appealing to everyone in the family! Blue Hills offers a 'u pick' fruit and berry experience where you can pick your own fruit and berries at two locations.

U-Pick Cherries (30 Chapman Road, Silvan)

Cherry picking has finished for the season!

Enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Blue Hills Berries & Cherries while picking delicious cherries straight from the tree. Entry includes all you can eat cherries in the orchard. The cherries that you pick to take home are weighed and paid for upon exit. EFT facilities are available. Picking buckets are also supplied.
Adult Entry Fee

$10 (includes all you can eat in the orchard & a picking demonstration)
Child Entry Fee (3 – 14 years old)

$5 (Children under 3 free)
Extra Fruit

$12 per Kg (Weighed upon exit)

 

U-Pick Berries (27 Parker Road, Silvan)

Raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, boysenberries, youngberries, and loganberries are available throughout berry season depending on fruit availability and fruit maturity. Price includes tasting the berries while you wander around the orchard. Please check our Fruit Report after 7 pm the night before you visit to ensure fruit availability.
Adult Entry Fee

$13.00 (includes 500g of mixed fruit to take home)
Child Entry Fee (3 – 14 years old)

$6.50 (includes 250 grams of fruit to take home) Children under 3 are free.
Extra Fruit

Raspberries, Loganberries, Blackberries, Youngberries, Boysenberries & Blueberries ( on our main U-pick berry farm) $15.00 per Kg. Strawberries are $13.00 per Kg (Weighed upon exit) Please note: If you choose to pick additional fruit you must pay for what you pick – thank you!
U-Pick Blueberries

Conditions apply: Picking of blueberries at the patch we have to drive you to is restricted to adults and 14 years and over due to the fragility of the plants. Price includes tasting the berries while you wander around the orchard. Please note: Due to their location on the farm Blueberries are not always available to pick during their season. Please phone for more information.
Blueberry Prices

$16 Kg. Minimum 1Kg per person. Prepay for 1Kg before entering the orchard.

Situated just 1 hours drive from Melbourne CBD, 20 minutes from the famous Puffing Billy, and surrounded by delightful wineries, why not make a weekend of it!

 

U-Pick Update (Click here Daily to get your U-Pick Update)

Strawberry season is here again!

The strawberries are beginning to ripen very quickly now. Plenty in the field to pick tomorrow ( Sat 28th Oct). Please check this page again Saturday night if you are planning to visit on Sunday.

Our opening hours are reduced for the rest of Oct. Open 9am – 2:30pm Tuesday – Friday (Orchard entry will close at 1:30pm to allow for enough picking time). Open 9am – 5pm Sat & Sun

We expect raspberries to be ready by mid November.

Please check this report after 7pm the night before you wish to visit to ensure fruit availability. The quantity of fruit available for U-Pick can vary daily due to the weather and fruit maturity.

 

little tips

- cafe onsite

- bring sinscreen and a hat

- not really pram friendly so bring a carrier for bubs

 

Where:

There's two ‘Pick Your Own’ fruit experience at two locations: 30 Chapman Rd, Silvan for Cherries and 27 Parker Rd, Silvan for Berries.

Berry Season is available from November - March

U-Pick open 7 Days a week 9am - 5pm (last entry at 4pm) Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Closes at 12pm Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

www.upickberries.com.au

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