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Jackson Orchards Guided Video
Jackson Orchards is a family owned and operated Orchard based just outside of Cromwell. Central Otago is renowned for the rich, flavoursome stonefruits grown in the region. Cold crisp winters, hot dry summers, and a low annual rainfall combined with the rich mineral soils of a former gold-mining area provide the optimum conditions for producing fruit.
Three generations of Orchardists in the Central Otago region dating back to the late 1800’s, the Jackson family has a solid background of knowledge and experience in producing fruit.
Jackson Orchards grow a variety of cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, greengages, apples and pears during our season from November to April... READ MORE HERE
Real Fruit Ice Cream & Smoothies!
Pull off Highway 6 into Jackson Orchards large
parking area for ice creams where in front of you real fruit is added to the ice cream or yoghurt base mix for blending and swirling into one of three waffle cone sizes.
There’s nothing artificial about our smoothies either. Pop on in and try one - made to order!
Orchard Fresh Roadside Stall
Orchard fresh seasonal ‘Summerfruit’ (cherries, apricots, nectarines, peaches, greengages, plums, apples, pears) as well as fresh vegetables, honeys, dried apricots and other fruits, preserves, nuts and lots more produce. Visiting the Jackson Orchards roadside store just out of Cromwell also gives you a ringside view of our high speed computer controlled sorting machine feeding up to 30 very busy packing staff. Want to bring our orchard to your doorstep? You can! Shop online via the below link.
Central Otago’s Tastiest, Freshest Orchard Tour
When in Cromwell, travel on board Jackson Orchards' yellow electric bus for a 45 minute fun, informative and educational insight into this working orchard; one of NZ’s largest apricot exporters.
During summer months you get to sample lip-smacking fruit you’ve picked from the tree. Book via our website, or call us on 03 445 0596.
Tours run all seasons.