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Catania Fruit Salad Farm Griffith

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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What a couple of fair dinkum wags run this farm

Friend organised this us and we were not sure what to expect. Thrilled we decided to go, What a... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2019
Lynne H
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Sydney
A rustic gem

An interesting informative way to spend a couple of hours. We arrived in time to join the 1.30 bus... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
Dan R
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Australia
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Sharon and Joe knows how to inform you with facts to hold your interest. The tours conducted at Catania fruit salad farm are highly recommended, very informative, interesting and entertaining. The award winning farm uses sustainable practices to...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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43 Cox Rd, Hanwood, New South Wales 2680, Australia
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+61 427 630 219
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Friend organised this us and we were not sure what to expect. Thrilled we decided to go, What a hoot, great old fashioned entertainment and sharing of knowledge. We were a bit embarassed by some anti Chinese comments as we were with our friends who...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

An interesting informative way to spend a couple of hours. We arrived in time to join the 1.30 bus tour around the farm. Sharon was full of information about both the region and the history of fruit growing here. A 12 minute video added to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dan R
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Thanks Marie at Visitor Info Centre for the recommendation to visit. Sharon and Joe gave us a real insight into their lives as farmers. Sharon presented us with bunches of sultana grapes. She gave a great rendition of the history of the house and their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Our previous review was deleted so I thought I’d jump back on. We arrived on the 2nd January and had a horrible experience. There was a lot of confusion about what cottage we were meant to be staying in and where the keys were. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Catania Farm G, Owner at Catania Fruit Salad Farm Griffith, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

I am hugely disappointed in what you have written about our farm stay we are only farmers trying to do our best we cannot do everything, example stop the dust storms stop the insects from coming in when you leave a light on, stop the...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018

We were 18 happy travellers who were blown away with the hands on knowledge of fruit growing from Joe and Sharon. We We loved the old bus trip around the farm and the bbq lunch. Most of all we loved the genuinely pleasant attitude from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wal G
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Recommended by the Griffith Tourist Information Centre, the Catania Fruit Salad Farm visit was a pleasant surprise in the comprehensive nature of the afternoon experience. Commencing at 1.30 pm with an introductory tasting of some exotic fruit we gained some knowledge of tHe farm's history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I missed the 1:30pm tour however I was greeted by Paul who showed me around and was so very kind! Thank you Paul for taking the time out of your day. I will be coming back for those Kumquats!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Took a detour here after leaving Griffith and it was well worth it! As the owners weren't around, Paul kindly opened up the shop for us and was a generous and friendly host. Introduced us to the tasting table which comprised of a wide variety...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sue D
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Sharon greeted us with big bunches of grapes that were delicious. She then took us on a tour of the old house dating back to 1912. From there we hoped on a really old quirky bus and had a tour of the whole farm and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank melmitts
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We were greeted by Jo and Sharon on arrival with open arms. We were on a coach with 38 seniors and from the first into we were taken by their great personalities. What a great place to visit with the history of the farm and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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