Bon-Af Berry Farm in Parys & vicinity, Free State
The Bon-Af Berry Farm, just outside Parys, gives its visitors a real farm experience and day out with a difference! It a self-pick berry farm with over 80 varieties of succulent berries.
Bring the whole family for a day of fun and berry picking straight from the bushes. Varieties of berries for picking include gooseberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and some rarer options like Elderberries and Black Nightshade. If you don’t eat all you pick, which could prove difficult with that many tasty options, you may have just enough to make your own jam!
After wandering up and down amongst the berries, visitors can reward their hard work with incredibly tasty Berry Cheesecake or Berry Ice-cream at the quaint Tea Garden. On offer in the little Shop is also a variety of jams, dried fruits, nuts, fruit juices and other homemade delicacies – don’t just go picking, do a little shopping too!
Also available are tours of the orchard as well as butter making and coffee roasting and even a small museum with a few historical items such as a phonograph dating back to 1889 and a 125-year-old dress. Call ahead for tours or pop in for a cup of tea and cheesecake, either way the Bon-Af Berry Farm is worth a visit.
Things to do and see
- Pick your own Berries, end November to end March
- Orchard Tours
- Butter Making Tours
- Coffee Roasting Tours
- Farm Stall
- Small Museum
- Kiddies Playground
- Tea Garden
Activities are charged for separately, please contact the farm directly to confirm pricing
About 95 km from Johannesburg, alongside the N1 freeway and just before the Kroonvaal Toll Gate, turn off at the Parys/Sasolburg road
Turn right over the freeway to Parys
800 Meters further is the Barrage intersection. Turn right at the Barrage sign
400 meters further is the entrance to the Berry Farm
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