September 2014 -- Spring is here and we're very excited to see good blossom.
The weekend of 22 & 23 November, is the Bacchus Marsh Strawberries and Cherries Trail. We will be open for tours and various other activities. Please come and enjoy Bacchus Marsh on that weekend.
Paynes Orchards is open in Summer and Autumn, whenever fruit has ripened ready for you to pick.
Drive in when the red and yellow fruit flags go out at the entrance, and sign indicates OPEN” – from about 11am.
Paynes Orchards is in the town Bacchus Marsh, 40 minutes west of Melbourne.
By road, take the Western Highway (sign-posted road to "Ballarat"), exit at Bacchus Marsh.
You can also take a train from Southern Cross station to Bacchus Marsh station.
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Cherries late November.
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Updated - 27 Sep 2014
372 Bacchus Marsh RoadBacchus Marsh, VIC 3340Phone: (03) 5367 2548 » MAP
Bring a hat for each person, and sturdy shoes. We provide buckets for picking. $4 entry fee per person. Fruit is picked and purchased $/kg. No eating in orchards.
There are lots of great reasons to visit Bacchus Marsh, such as the Bacchus Marsh Strawberries & Cherries Weekend - 22 & 23 November 2014
Paynes Orchards is one minute from the township which offers everything you need for a day trip. Check out the Baby Black Cafe.
Amongst a great list of local facilities is the Bacchus Marsh Airfield, boasting famous flying and gliding schools and clubs.