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Watkins Orchard

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1125 Singleton Road, Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales 2775, Australia
+61 2 4566 3107
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Pick your own fruit

There is always a pleasure in picking your own fruit, and mandarin picking at Watkins farm has been... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Smileytraveller14
via mobile
Delicious mandarins

The mandarins are delicious and so fresh. My teen loves climbing trees to reach the highest ones... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
Groovymum1
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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1125 Singleton Road, Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales 2775, Australia
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

There is always a pleasure in picking your own fruit, and mandarin picking at Watkins farm has been a family tradition for the last four years. Sadly this year, Mark and his family were not at the farm, as it seems they have now employed...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

The mandarins are delicious and so fresh. My teen loves climbing trees to reach the highest ones. Well worth the 1.5 hour drive from Sydney for the experience, not just the mandarins. The only negative is the bad smelling porta-loos, so plan to stop at...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

The only thing to talk about is the owner, a terrible old fellow. He even don't know how to deal with people. If thats his property, close it off and njoy ureself. Very rude behaviour. Not visiting again. Sorry might you are too low.

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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

It's an easy 1 and 1/2 drive from Sydney. No entry fees but each adult needs to buy a bucket to enter. $12.50 large and $7.50 small. Kids free. Upon entry all bags have to be left at the gates. So it's a good idea...More

1  Thank John Z
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Took the family on the long drive out to wisemans ferry for a spot of mandarin picking, last 10 minutes of the drive the roads gets a bit iffy as road is narrow and oncoming traffic gets a bit tight, once there plenty of parking...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

A great activity to show young kids where food comes from. Its a long drive to get there, so plan your day and combine it with something else. Its not about getting cheap fruit because its cost only a little bit less than getting them...More

Thank Paddy H
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

After a winding drive about 11km from Wisemans Ferry, A sign pointed to the right indicated the location of the orchard. Perched in a hidden valley above the Hawkesbury River is this gem. Acres of ripening mandarins ready for the picking. The season starts late...More

1  Thank bradley_griffin1
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

We had a wonderful autumn weekend driving to Wisemans Ferry. Not only the day was beautiful with clear blue sky & crispy air, we topped the experience with a lovely day at this farm. The host Brenda & John were very friendly showing us around...More

2  Thank Lawrence C
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

A perfect winter Sunday spent out relaxing in the beautiful Watkins Orchard. The delicious mandarins only lasted a week for our little family because they were so delicious. We even made a second trip for the season! Take a look at The Strawberry Story Blog...More

1  Thank Carla S
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We are just back from the beautiful farm. It was last day of the picking season. However there was plenty of fruit to pick. Good driving experience as roads are narrow after the Resort or "T" junction and careful driving along the dirt road for...More

1  Thank saigsrik2
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vrbros
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Response from saigsrik2 | Reviewed this property |
They close in August itself.
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