Best Strawberry Picking Spots Around Tokyo!
If you love strawberries, you should definitely visit at least one of these strawberry farms to enjoy strawberry picking this spring! Strawberries are spring fruits, and March is a great time for you to enjoy strawberry picking, as they taste especially delicious in this period. Today we listed up some of the best strawberry farms in Kanto area, offering fun and enjoyable strawberry picking experiences for both the locals and the tourists. Most of these farms offer strawberry picking until early May, but the best season to pick the strawberries are from late February to early April.
1. Kawatsura Strawberry Farm (Chiba)
Kawatsura Strawberry Farm, established in 1964, is one of the oldest strawberry farms in Japan. The farm offers you all-you-can-eat strawberry picking with no time limit, which is rare compare to other strawberry farms. The farm is very famous among the locals and the tourists, so make sure you make a reservation in advance and visit the farm early in the morning as the farm will close when the red strawberries run out (usually in the afternoon).
Address:478 Hayafune, Sanmu, Chiba, 289-1311, JAPAN
Tel: 080 – 3749 – 3271 (English spoken)
Operating Hours: from 10.a.m. on the weekdays and from 9:20 a.m. on the weekend, close each day in the afternoon when red strawberries are gone for the day. Open from December 15 to late May
Website: Kawatsura Strawberry Farm
2. Strawberry Hunt (Saitama)
Strawberry Hunt is a farm located in Saitama, specializing in strawberries and rice. The farm offers you an all-you-can-eat strawberry picking for 30 minutes. You can’t find the condensed milk at the farm, so you have to bring your own if you want to enjoy the strawberries with the condensed milk. The price for the admission is in between 1,000 and 1,700 for adults, 600 and 1,100 JPY for 3-11 years old, and free for children under 3 years old.
Address: Kamiomino 1072, Kawashima, Hiki-gun, Saitama
Tel.: +81 – 49 – 297 – 7909
Operating Hours: 10.a.m. to 3.p.m., from late November to late May
Website: Strawberry Hunt (Japanese Only)
3. Strawberry House (Kanagawa)
Strawberry House is a strawberry farm located in Kanagawa area, offering several different types of strawberries including: Akihime (autumn princess), Benihoppe (red cheeks), Yayoihime (yayoi princess) and nephew C Berry. The farm is open for public on weekends and national holidays only, so we recommend you to visit the farm early in the morning to enjoy strawberry picking at most! The admission for 30 minutes all-you-can-eat strawberry picking is in between 1,000 to 1,700 JPY for adults, 800 to 1,300 JPY for 3-11 years old, and free for children under 3 years old.
Address: 112o Nakagochi, Ebina, Kanagawa
Tel.: +81 – 46 – 238 – 2750 (Japanese only)
Operating Hours: From January 2 to mid June, from 10.a.m. on the weekends and national holidays
Website: Strawberry House (Japanese only)
4. Berry’s Farm Hasegawa (Saitama)
Berry’s Farm Hasegawa is a strawberry farm located in Wada, Saitama, and it offers hip-height strawberry picking, so you don’t have to worry about hurting your back while doing the strawberry picking. In addition, since the strawberries are not on the soil, you can eat the strawberries directly as they have no dirt at all.The admission for 30 minutes all-you-can-eat strawberry picking is in between 900 to 1,700 JPY for adults, 700 to 1,000 JPY for 3-11 years old, and free for children under 3 years old.
Address: 800-1, Wada, Gyoda-shi, Saitama
Tel.: +81 – 80 – 5030 – 1583 (Japanese only)
Operating Hours: From early January to late May, 9:30 a.m. to 4.p.m.
Website: Berry’s Farm Hasegawa (Japanese only)