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The Big Pineapple

Kowie Road | Summerhill Farm, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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Quirky roadside attraction

It's a giant pineapple you can climb up inside and learn about the pineapple agriculture of the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
London, UK
Something Different!

Always good to go to the Big Pineapple! However with our last visit it was raining and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Kowie Road | Summerhill Farm, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

It's a giant pineapple you can climb up inside and learn about the pineapple agriculture of the area, in a slightly cheesy and dated way. What's not to love? Run by locals who clearly have a passion for it and do it for the love...More

Thank MapleLeafGirl02
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Always good to go to the Big Pineapple! However with our last visit it was raining and therefore could not enjoy the beautiful view it has to offer.....but we are prepared for our next visit!

Thank subertb
garthlee62, General Manager at The Big Pineapple, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you, hope the weather is better next time you visit :)

Reviewed 31 August 2017

There aren't many places in the world where you get to climb inside a giant pineapple - cool selfie opps abound! This is a fun building to visit at least once - and they sell really good fresh pineapple juice in the ground-floor shop too.

Thank Carey F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My wife and I heard of the Big Pineapple and went to see it. A great place to visit but the cost to go to the top is EXCESSIVE. With a family of 4 at R20 each this is R80 just to go up. They...More

Thank tisonsj3033
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Nice to see...some jams, pineapples. Scope need a bit of freshing up. A bit of updating will make everything look more 2017 rather than 1990! The construction is interesting. If you have kids, they'll love the show.

1  Thank JossGeorge
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Pretty for a picture but otherwise not much to do. Do stop and support the local industry, their dried pineapple chunks are the best!

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It was a good and a pleasant feeling. A place for relaxing your mind. It's peaceful and full of tranquil.

Thank zamakes
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If you have been driving for a while and looking for a short stop to stretch your legs and find out some interesting facts about Pineapples then this is your pick. That Pineapple is huge and the views of the pineapple fields and surrounding areas...More

Thank DeeMoo16
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's a HUGE metal pineapple and that's about it. Interesting to take pics and possibly get the kids to play in the play area. Besides that, very little to do.

1  Thank yusuf r
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Big pineapple wih no pineapple, not even a taste of a pineapple, 15$ for a train ride though the pineapple graveyard

Thank Jodie H
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19 October 2016|
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Response from Rudi B | Reviewed this property |
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