There are a number of season-exclusive fruit picking activities to enjoy around Osaka. Osaka strawberry picking farms, in particular, are extremely popular. You pick the unique Japanese strawberries right there in the fields to eat – it literally doesn’t get fresher than this.
Strawberry picking in Osaka is available from winter to spring, and is really an activity you can’t miss! Here are 10 strawberry farms in the Kansai region that offer prime all-you-can-eat Japanese strawberries.
- Table of Contents
- 1. Strawberry Farm Haru (Osaka): All-You-Can-Eat 'Asuka Ruby' Strawberries for 60 Minutes! Free Ice Cream and Cake
- 2. GrandBerry (Osaka): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Juicy 'Akihime' Brand Strawberries
- 3. Strawberry Farm No.15 (Osaka): Pick Japanese Strawberries Picking at the Large Garden
- 4. Kafuka Strawberry Farm (Shiga): All-You-Can-Eat Strawberries With Free Chocolate Sauce and Condensed Milk!
- 5. Berry Fields (Nara): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Nara Brand 'Asuka Ruby' & 'Kotoka' Strawberries
- 6. Shigisan Nodokamura Farm (Nara): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Various Ripe Japanese Strawberries
- 7. Kishigawa Tourism Strawberry Hunting Association (Wakayama): All-You-Can-Eat Strawberry Picking with No Time Limit!
- 8. Vegetable Garden (Shiga): Strawberry Night Picking at this Illuminated Strawberry Farm!
- 9. ADAMINE Plateau Farm (Nara): Strawberry Picking from Winter to Spring/BBQ and Activities in Summer!
- 10. GREENARIUM Awajishima (Hyogo): Picnic Under Floating Strawberries!
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1. Strawberry Farm Haru (Osaka): All-You-Can-Eat 'Asuka Ruby' Strawberries for 60 Minutes! Free Ice Cream and Cake
Strawberry Farm Haru in Kishiwada City Osaka Prefecture offers 60 minutes all-you-can-eat of the bright red “Asuka Ruby” brand strawberry. The strawberries are easy to pick since they use elevated cultivation containers, and you don’t have to worry about getting dirty since the soil is contained above the floor. You can use scissors to pick the strawberries carefully.
Strawberry Farm Haru also offers cake and ice cream so that you can use the picked strawberries as toppings. Additional they have chocolate sauce and condensed milk that you can garnish your strawberries with, and they even have free drinks. What more could you want!
Strawberry Farm Haruいちご畑はる
- Address 2415-1 Obucho, Kishiwada, Osaka 596-0816
Get on the Nankai Bus “Michino-eki / Aisai Land” at Nankai Main Line “Kishiwada Station” - JR Hanwa Line “Shimomatsu Station,” and get off at “Tombo-ike Koen Mae”
- Phone Number 072-440-0200
Season: January 5th (planned) - early June
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Hours may extend with additional guests)
Price: January - May (until Golden Week): Adult (above Junior high school) 3,000 yen, elementary school students 2,500 yen, 3 years old - under elementary school student 2,000 yen, 1-2 years old 500 yen, infant free
Price: Mid-May (after Golden Week): Adult (above Junior high school) 2,500 yen, elementary school students 2,000 yen, 3 years old - under elementary school student 1,500 yen, 5(GW years old 500 yen, infant free
*All-you-can-eat 60 minutes, tax included in all prices, you can’t take home strawberries you picked
Strawberry brand: Asuka Ruby
Closed: not scheduled (for more detail, please check the reservation calendar and reservation form)
Requires reservation (please fill out the reservation form)
2. GrandBerry (Osaka): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Juicy 'Akihime' Brand Strawberries
GrandBerry in Yao City, Osaka, is located near Osaka City and also a 10-minute walk from the closest station, Onji Station. To enter the picking grounds, you will have to wear slippers (adorable). To prevent dust blowing up on the strawberries, the floor is even covered with a sheet.
Here you can enjoy the “Akihime” brand, which gets juicier and sweeter the colder it gets. The strawberries are cultivated at a height where children can easily pick them. They offer 30 minutes of all-you-can-eat strawberries that are carefully grown.
- Address 1-254 Onji Kitamachi, Yao, Osaka 581-0875
Kintetsu Nara Line “Namba Station” Kintetsu Osaka Line “Onji Station” 25 minutes, walk north for 10 minutes from “Onji Station”
*Only local trains stop at “Onji Station”
Season: Late December - late May
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (reception ends)
Price: Elementary school student - adults 1,700 yen, 4-6 years old 1,300 yen, 1-3 years old 400 yen, 0 years old free
*All-you-can-eat 30 minutes, tax included in all prices, you can’t take home strawberries you picked, souvenir strawberries sold at direct store)
Strawberry brand: Akihime
Closed: Monday and Tuesday (if it’s a holiday the following Tuesday and Wednesday will be closed)
Requires reservation, reservation address: email@example.com
3. Strawberry Farm No.15 (Osaka): Pick Japanese Strawberries Picking at the Large Garden
Located inside the garden center, “the Farm UNIVERSAL OSAKA,” is “Strawberry Farm No.15, by the Farm UNIVERSAL OSAKA.” They offer a style where you can pick as much as you want to take home, and you can pick from the three brands of “Akihime,” “Beni Hoppe,” and “Oi C Berry.”
Once you pay 300 yen + tax to enter, you will first try the samples and find the flavor you like; after that, you can start picking.
There is no time limit, so you take your time picking. It’s not all-you-can-eat, but you can take home the picked strawberries for 3.5yen/1g + tax. The service ends when they run out of strawberries, so we recommend going early in the morning. They also have a cafe that offers strawberry parfait and drinks.
Strawberry Farm No.15 by the Farm UNIVERSAL OSAKAStrawberry Farm No.15 by the Farm UNIVERSAL OSAKA
- Address 193-2 Saho, Ibaraki, Osaka 568-0095
About a 20-minute walk from Osaka Monorail Saito-Nishi Station. Or 5 minutes on the Hankyu Bus and get off at “Baba” bus stop.
- Phone Number 070-2440-6863
Season: Late December - late May
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - (ends when strawberries runout)
Price: entrance fee (above elementary school student) 300 yen + tax (includes strawberry sampling), free for preschoolers
After picking the strawberries, check out at the register (3.5yen/1g + tax)*prices may vary
*It is not all-you-can-eat, they also have direct sales of freshly picked strawberries and strawberry sweets
Strawberry brand: Akihime, Beni Hoppe, Oi C Berry
Closed: none (may close due to growth situation)
Online reservation priority (partially, first come first server basis from 10:00 a.m.)
4. Kafuka Strawberry Farm (Shiga): All-You-Can-Eat Strawberries With Free Chocolate Sauce and Condensed Milk!
Kafuka Strawberry Farm is a large strawberry farm in Shiga Prefecture that cultivates about 35,000 strawberries. They offer 45 minutes of all-you-can-eat strawberries with free chocolate sauce and condensed milk. Their parking lot is spacious and large buses can park there.
The facility is barrier-free, so people in wheelchairs and families with strollers can enjoy Osaka strawberry picking. You can pick the “Akihime” brand, and at the direct shop, they sell “Akihime,” “Beni Hoppe,” and “Kaorino.”
Kafuka Strawberry Farm鹿深いちご園
- Address 5940-4 Minakuchicho Minakuchi, Koka, Shiga 528-0005
5 -minute walk from Ohmi Railway “Minakuchi Jyonan Station”
- Phone Number 0748-62-1959
Season: January 4th (planned) - mid-May
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Strawberry picking reception 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Price: January 4th - February 29th: Adult 2,200 yen, Senior (65 years old and up) & elementary school students 1,900 yen, infants (from 3 years old) 1,100 yen, under 3 years old free
March 1st - April 10th: Adult 2,100 yen, Senior (65 years old and up) & elementary school students 1,800 yen, infants (from 3 years old) 1,000 yen, under 3 years old free
April 11th - May 10th: Adult 1,900 yen, Senior (65 years old and up) & elementary school students 1,600 yen, infants (from 3 years old) 900 yen, under 3 years old free
May 11th - late May: Adult 1,600 yen, Senior (65 years old and up) & elementary school students 1,300 yen, infants (from 3 years old) 700 yen, under 3 years old free
*All-you-can-eat 45 minutes, tax included in all prices, strawberry for souvenirs sold at direct sales store (limited amount)
Strawberry brand: Akihime
*No foreign language speaking staff at the strawberry picking farm Please visit with a person who can interpret
5. Berry Fields (Nara): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Nara Brand 'Asuka Ruby' & 'Kotoka' Strawberries
“Berry Fields Shimomura” offers 30 minutes all-you-can-eat Nara brand strawberries. You can enjoy “Asuka Ruby” that has a great balance between sweetness and sourness, and “Kotoka” with a rich flavor and high sugar content.
Kotoka is especially rare and an expensive strawberry that is hard to acquire. When you take a bite the sweetness and the right amount of sourness will fill your mouth. After the staff is finished with their explanation, take the scissors and plastic bag and you are ready to start picking. Enjoy your picking!
Berry Fields Shimomura下村ベリー園
- Address 989-8 Kinoharacho, Gojo, Nara 637-0076
- Phone Number 0747-24-3830
Season: January 12th - end of May
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (reception ends at 3:00 p.m.)
Price: Adult 1,800 yen, elementary school students 1,500 yen, infants 1,000 yen, under 3 years old free
*All-you-can-eat 30 minutes, tax included in all prices, strawberry for souvenirs sold at direct sales store
Strawberry Brand: Asuka Ruby, Kotoka, and Nara Ichigo
6. Shigisan Nodokamura Farm (Nara): 30 Minutes All-You-Can-Eat Various Ripe Japanese Strawberries
At Shigisan Nodokamura Farm, they offer over 30 types of fruit picking throughout the year. For strawberry picking in Nara, they offer a 30 minutes all-you-can-eat course with “Kotoka,” a Nara brand strawberry that has the right sugar content, sourness and aroma, “Asuka Ruby,” and “Akihime.”
The facility has a day campsite and a barbeque house where they provide the equipment.
Other popular activities are gathering eggs in a pen with 500 to 600 chickens and the mini-farm with goats and sheep. They also have classes where you can experience making jams, konjac, and soba. If you contact them, they will provide a shuttle bus to Kintetsu Bus Shigisanmon Bus Stop.
Shigisan Nodokamura Farm農業公園 信貴山のどか村
- Address 1 Come-7-1 Sangocho Shigiminamihata, Ikoma-gun, Nara 636-0833
Take the Nara Kotsu Bus Line to "Shigisanmon Bus Stop” from Kintetsu Ikoma Line “Shigisanshita Station” or JR “Oji Station.” 5 minutes by shuttle bus from “Shigisanmon Bus Stop.”
Transfer at Kintetsu Osaka Line “Yamamoto Station,” take the cable car towards “Takayasuyama,” take the Kintetsu Bus to “Shigisanmon Bus Stop,” and take the shuttle bus for 5 minutes.
- Phone Number 0745-73-8203
Season: Mid-January - end of May
Hours: December - February 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., March - November 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Price: Adults (junior high school student and above) elementary school students 1,500 yen, children (3 years old and up), infant (1-2 years old) 200 yen
*All-you-can-eat 30 minutes, tax included in all prices, s
*Separate entrance fee is required (March - November: adult 600 yen, children 350 yen. December - February: Adult 300 yen, children 100 yen)
Strawberry brand: Kotoka, Asuka Ruby, Akihime
Closed: December - February Wednesday and Thursday, March - November: Thursday (open if it’s a holiday), May and October: always open
First come first served Strawberry picking will end once edible red strawberries run out.
7. Kishigawa Tourism Strawberry Hunting Association (Wakayama): All-You-Can-Eat Strawberry Picking with No Time Limit!
Fruit kingdom Kinokawa City Wakayama Prefecture is thriving with strawberry cultivation. Here you can enjoy all-you-can-eat sweet large strawberries with no time limit. They use biotechnology to cultivate the strawberry “Marihime,” a Wakayama Prefecture original brand.
Since there is no time limit, you can take your time and pick strawberries. Please enjoy picking plump strawberries at Kinokawa City, which has been blessed with great climate and soil. Also, at the closest station (Kishi Station), you might see the cat station master “Tama.”
Kishigawa tourism Strawberry hunting Association貴志川観光いちご狩り協会
- Address 238 Kishigawacho Kodo, Kinokawa, Wakayama 640-0413
15-minute walk from Wakayama Electric Railway Kishigawa Line Kishi Station
Telephone: 0736-64-7212 (only while the farm is open)
Season: February 1st (planned) - mid-May (reservation starts from January 10th)
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Reception until 2:00 p.m.. Farm closes when strawberries runout)
Price: Adult (junior high school students and above) 1,500 yen1,500 yen, elementary school students 1,000 yen, children (over 3 years old) 700 yen
*All-you-can-eat without a time limit, tax included.
Strawberry brand: Marihime
Closed: None during the season
8. Vegetable Garden (Shiga): Strawberry Night Picking at this Illuminated Strawberry Farm!
At “Vegetable Garden,” you can enjoy a magical strawberry picking experience in Shiga at an illuminated environment. During the day, it is a bright and warm room, and at night they use illumination to create a romantic atmosphere to enjoy strawberry picking.
They have 7 types of strawberries centered on “Akihime.” Inside the facility, they have counters and tables, which creates a space like a cafe where you can relax. At night they have drink services and you can enjoy strawberry picking in a relaxed environment.
- Address 1267 Ikedacho, Higashiomi, Shiga 527-0054
Take the bus heading towards Eigenji Shako Bus Stop from Ohmi Railway Main Line Yokaichi Station to Nyorai Bus Stop and walk for 8 minutes, or take the taxi for 15 minutes from Yokaichi Station.
- Phone Number 080-6102-2671
Season: January 4th - early May
Hours: Day 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Reception ends at 3:00 p.m.), Night after sunset - 9:00 p.m. (Reception ends at 8:00 p.m.)
Price: Day Time January - March: Adult 2,000 yen (junior high school students and above), 2,000 yen children (elementary school students) 1,800 yen, infants (3 years old and above) 1,500 yen, under 2 years old free
Price: Day Time April - early May: Adult 1,800 yen (junior high school students and above), children (elementary school students) 1,500 yen, infants (3 years old and above) 1,200 yen, under 2 years old free
Night Time January - early May: Adult 2,800 yen (junior high school students and above), children (elementary school students) 2,500 yen
*General rule, preschoolers can only attend day time strawberry picking
*All-you-can-eat 45 minutes, tax included.
Strawberry brand: 7 brands centered on Akihime
Closed: Monday evening, Tuesday
9. ADAMINE Plateau Farm (Nara): Strawberry Picking from Winter to Spring/BBQ and Activities in Summer!
Gojo City, located on the border of Nara Prefecture, Osaka Prefecture and Wakayama Prefecture is the home of “ADAMINE Plateau Farm.” It is located 200m above sea level and they offer strawberry pickings in Nara from winter to spring, and BBQ and athletic activities in summer.
Here you can pick the “Akihime” brand with high sugar content and low sourness. They use elevated cultivation, so it is easy to pick. The farm has various facilities, such as a grassy multipurpose open space and a direct shop that sells strawberries and shiitake mushrooms.
ADAMINE Plateau farmあだみね高原ファーム
- Address 244 Onoshindencho, Gojo, Nara 637-0015
25-minute walk from Kintetsu Yoshino Line Fukugami Station
ADAMINE Plateau farm
- Phone Number 080-2407-2217
Season: January 11th (planned) - around May
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: Adult (junior high school students and above) 1,900 yen, children (elementary school students and above) 1,500 yen, 3 years old and above 800 yen. *Condensed milk 50 yen (1 time)
*All-you-can-eat 50 minutes, tax included.
Strawberry brand: Akihime
Closed: Monday and Tuesday (open if its a holiday)
10. GREENARIUM Awajishima (Hyogo): Picnic Under Floating Strawberries!
At “GREENARIUM Awajishima,” they have a unique strawberry picking experience in Hyogo. They offer the “Strawberry Picnic,” where you can have a picnic under the strawberries after you are done picking.
They have a cultivation shelf that moves up and down, one of the only few in the world, and it gives the illusion that the strawberries floating.
If you purchase the Strawberry Picnic coupon, you can rent items for picnics for free and receive one pack of strawberries. At the counter in front of the facility, you can purchase sweets and coffee for your strawberries. If you want to experience strawberry picking, you can ask the staff and purchase what you picked. (1G / 3 yen *prices may vary depending on the season) GREENARIUM also has a cafe and restaurant, and if you order lunch, you can experience sweet mini-tomato picking.
- Address 1550-10 Nojimatokiwa, Awaji, Hyogo 656-1726
Take the express bus from Sannomiya and get off at Awaji IC Bus Stop. Go down the steps and reach the general road, and from the Awaji InterChange Express Bus Stop, you can get on the Kitaawaji tour bus “Flower Ring Bus.”
- Phone Number 0799-70-4179
Season: December 18th ~
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: 4 years old and above 1,000 yen, 3 years old and younger free *maximum of 90 minutes
Included in the price
- Picnic area entry ticket, 1 pack of strawberries (at times it maybe 1 pack’s worth of picking experience)
- Picnic sheet and miniature table free rental
*Strawberry picking and sales by weight is not included in the plan. You can experience it for an additional price at the farm.
Strawberry brand: Akihime, Beni Hoppe and others
Requires reservation (picnic tickets are purchasable online)
Japanese strawberries carefully grown in greenhouses are large, juicy, and sweet. They are so delicious that it’s hard to stop eating. The greenhouses are quite warm compared to the outside temperature, so they are comfortable. Make sure to follow the rules of the farms and enjoy the sweet and delicious Japanese strawberries near Osaka!
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*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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