2018 Nashi Pear Picking Information

(Updated: 04/09/2018)
The following fruit orchards are available for nashi pear picking in August and September. Scroll down, or click one of the links below to jump to a specific orchard.
🍐 Kunii Pear Orchard (August 15 ~ October 20)
🍐 Azuma Orchard (Early September ~ Early October)
🍐 Marue Tourist Orchard (August 24 ~ October 15)
🍐 Marusei Orchard (2018 information coming soon)
Note: Dates and times may change depending on availability of fruit.
Coupon: 10% Discount Coupon (for use at any of the orchards listed above).
Map: Fukushima City Tourist Orchard Map (Japanese)

Kunii Pear Orchard

 This orchard specializes in pears and has a wide variety of pears including Niitaka, Akizuki, Nansui, Kosui, Hosui, Nijuseiki and more. We highly recommend the Akizuki and Nansui varieties! Or for a rare treat try the Niitaka. Come along and try a range of delicious juicy pears.

Nashi Pear Picking Season
August 15 ~ October 20
Picking Hours: 9:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
Direct Sales: August 12 ~ October 28 (open every day)
Sales Hours: 9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Nashi Pear Varieties
Kosui (August 15 ~ August 30)
Hosui (August 30 ~ September 20)
Nansui (September 15 ~ October 31)
Nijiseiki (September 15 ~ October 31)
Akizuki (September 15 ~ September 30)
Niitaka (September 25 ~ October 20)
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (8 ~ 11) 432 yen
Under 8 FREE
Parking
Cars: 4
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/kbKKop4vb9q
Car: 15 mins from Fukushima Nishi IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: Take a bus from Fukushima Station for Shida (志田) or Yoshizoe Danchi keiyu Niwasaka (由添団地経由庭坂). 3 mins walk from Tohara (遠原) bus stop.
Train: 10 mins walk from Niwasaka Station on the JR Ou Main Line.
Shuttle Bus
No
Enquiries
TEL: 024-591-1960
Notes
Group Bookings: Up to 15 people
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes (Free entry for helper)
Available in rainy weather: No
Pets: Depends on type/size (Contact for details)

Azuma Orchard

It’s time for the flavors of Autumn, the seasons for pears, so come and try these juicy pears. You can pick your own pears, or pick some up from the sales counter. There is also a range of soft-serve and premium ice-cream. But get in quick because sometimes they sell out early!

Nashi Pear Picking Season
Early September ~ Early October
Picking Hours: 9:00 am ~ 3:00 pm
Direct Sales: Early September ~ Mid-December (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Nashi Pear Varieties
Kosui
Hosui
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4-11) 432 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large Spaces: 13
Cars: 30
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5qw8576R1LS2
Car:
– 3 mins from Fukushima Ozaso IC on Tohoku Chuo Expressway
– 10 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: 520 yen (19 mins + 10 mins walk)
– Route 50-2 (Nakano 中野)
(Note: Route 50-2 is not available on weekends or public holidays)
– From: Fukushima Sation East Exit Bus Stop No. 12
– To: Zatomachi (座頭町) bus stop.
Shuttle Bus
No
Enquiries
TEL: 024-542-1460
HP: http://www.dab.hi-ho.ne.jp/aduma/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes (Entry fee required for helper)
Available in Rain: Yes (Please bring umbrella)
Pets: No

Marue Tourist Orchard

You’ll be able to taste the delicious Hosui, Nansui, and Akizuki pears from late September. They even offer a Peak + Grape Picking special offer to double your fun! (Available from mid-September to mid-October)

Nashi Pear Picking Season
August 24 ~ October 15
Picking Hours: 8:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
Direct Sales: August 24 ~ October 20 (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Nashi Pear Varieties
Kosui (August 24 ~ Mid-September)
Hosui (Mid-September ~ Mid-October)
Akizuki (Late September ~ Mid-October)
Nansui (Late September ~ Late October)
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4 ~ 11) 430 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large Spaces: 3
Cars: 30
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/qheYv9u9e3U2
Car:
– 3 mins from Fukushima Ozaso IC on Tohoku Chuo Expressway
– 10 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Bus: 520 yen (19 mins + 10 mins walk)
– Route 50-2 (Nakano 中野)
(Note: Route 50-2 is not available on weekends or public holidays)
– From: Fukushima Sation East Exit Bus Stop No. 12
– To: Zatomachi (座頭町) bus stop.
Shuttle Bus
No.
Enquiries
TEL: 024-558-0516
Homepage: http://www.184184.com/marue/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes (Entry fee required for helper)
Available in rainy weather: Yes
Pets: Yes

Marusei Orchard

Current information is for 2017. Visitor information for 2018 will be updated soon.

Marusei Orchard spent a lot of time and effort to make sure they are producing the most delicious pears they can. The orchard uses 3rd party JGAP certification to ensure that their farming practices produce the best results. And while you are here, check out the ‘Mori no Garden’ café with desserts made from the freshest season fruits.

Nashi Pear Picking Season
September 5 ~ October 10
Fruit Picking: 9:00 am ~ 4:00 pm
Direct Sales: June 10 ~ December 20 (open every day)
Sales Hours: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
Nashi Pear Varieties
Kosui, Hosui, Nijuseiki
Price
Adult (12+) 540 yen
Child (4 ~ 11 years) 432 yen
Under 4 FREE
Parking
Large Spaces: 10
Medium Spaces: 5
Cars: 50
Access
Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Nd7WLwCqtPs
Car:
– 5 mins from Fukushima Iizaka IC on Tohoku Expressway
Train: 330 yen (19 mins + 25 mins walk)
– Iizaka Line
– From: Fukushima Station (Iizaka Line)
– To: Ioji-mae (医王寺前) Station. 
Shuttle Bus
No.
Enquiries
TEL: 024-541-4465
HP: http://www.geocities.jp/fukushimamarusei/
Notes
Group Bookings: Yes
Toilet: Yes
Disabled Toilet: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Available in rainy weather: Yes
Pets: Yes
Please be aware that clothing may become dirty while picking fruit. We also recommend visitors bring hats, a towel, and insect repellent.

Kosui (pear)