December 2013 -- Cherries are here and we're very excited to see the first successful varieties.
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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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Next varieties expected end of the week.
Opening Sat 21 Dec: from 10am-3pm, or until sold out
But it's weather dependent, so please check back for updates
Please Contact us for bookings and enquiries.
Updated - 17 Dec 2013
372 Bacchus Marsh Road("The Avenue of Honour")Bacchus Marsh, VIC 3340Australia » 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 Trail - 16 & 17 November 2013
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.