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Julians Berry Farm & Cafe

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12 Huna Road, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
+64 7-308 4253
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Still good ice cream, but too crowded

Julian's has been a part of our summers for years and years. We have always said they have some of... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
albiongould
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fantastic environment

There’s nothing like an ice cream at Julian’s berry farm on a hot day. However, it’s a very captive... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Rebecca B
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Julians Berry Farm and Cafe is a unique Whakatane attraction offering freshly picked or pick-your-own berries, delicious berry ice creams, berry jams and other berry products, along with a range of local olive oils, handmade gifts and fresh local produce. Enjoy a great day out in the large, child-friendly cafe area, playground, basket ball half court, animal petting farm, soccer area, mini golf and other family activities. The Berry Farm is open from October to early February, 8am - 6pm for berries and ice creams, and 9am - 4pm for the cafe.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“mini golf” (28 reviews)
“pick your own” (28 reviews)
“strawberries” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
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12 Huna Road, Whakatane 3191, New Zealand
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+64 7-308 4253
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"strawberries"
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"berry picking"
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"ice cream"
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"fresh berries"
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"petting zoo"
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"animal farm"
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"eggs benedict"
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"preserves"
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"in season"
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"outside area"
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"sundae"
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"real fruit"
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"huge range"
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Julian's has been a part of our summers for years and years. We have always said they have some of the best ice cream in New Zealand and their berry picking can't be beat. We hadn't been there since they expanded, and while it was...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

There’s nothing like an ice cream at Julian’s berry farm on a hot day. However, it’s a very captive market and they know it. Be prepared to spend a small fortune on everything from berries to mini golf to food. The service is always brilliant...More

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious breakfast! A bit pricey but well worth the money. Kids play area and crazy golf to entertain the kids.

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Affordable Mini Golf, free farm animals, great food and huge fresh berry ice cream. Pick your own berries if you are inclined. Definitely a must if you are visiting the area.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A busy place but lots of staff working hard to get meals, coffees and ice creams out quickly and efficiently. Lots of choice on the menu. French toast was amazing as was the Eggs Bene. Basketball court, mini golf, playground to entertain all ages. Finished...More

Thank Catherine K
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

been once....very nice experience, location fine, food A+, would go again...A great discovery for me

Thank Ashley B
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the surroundings very generous and yummy ice cream. Daughter loved the animals. Other child activities available.

Thank Krissy W
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Yummy fruit ice cream with very generous portions and a great variety of berries on offer. We didn’t eat off the menu but it looked pretty good with your usual cafe fayre.

Thank Julia M
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Mini golf was a fun course but basic old style. Had a huge connect 4 game, and also basketball and kids playground. We went at Xmas time so they were all picked out so we didn’t pick fruit. We did try the cafe and the...More

Thank Nicole H
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome place with top products and friendly staff. Good coffee and great tasting real fruit ice cream. Highly recommended!

Thank Daniel B
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