Blueberry Patch

Fleurieu Peninsula

The plump little highbush blueberry grows particularly well on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Give these farmers a call to see if you can come and pick a punnet or two. Growing season is December to February.

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Nearby Fleurieu Peninsula attractions

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7.88 MILES

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8.74 MILES

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10.06 MILES

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11.59 MILES

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