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The Big Pineapple

Kowie Road | Summerhill Farm, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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Feel like spongebob

It's a HUGE metal pineapple and that's about it. Interesting to take pics and possibly get the kids... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
yusuf r
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Pineapple grave yard

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

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Jodie H
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average31%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible4%
19 Apr 2017
“Feel like spongebob”
11 Apr 2017
“Interesting and well worth the visit”
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Kowie Road | Summerhill Farm, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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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
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

OK visit. Not too much to do or too much info. Good for a quick check in and photo for the kids as memories.

Thank Travelling_Kurt
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The big pineapple is probably the most well-known attraction in the village of Bathurst. They charge a small entrance fee. I found the 'movie' very interesting and informative as it shows the entire cultivation process around their famous Cayenne pineapples. The dried pineapple products they...More

Thank Dia_Carstens
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst in Bathurst we couldn't pass by 'The Pineapple'. It was quaint and in need of repairs which were under way. Although I wouldn't drive out of my way to visit, we did learn a little about pineapples. There are a few homemade pineapple products...More

Thank Ushi100
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A novelty thats for sure. Stands out and can be seen from the road. Steep staircase to go to the top wit ha good view when you arrive. Video about how to grow pineapples that must be years old, but the principle would still be...More

1  Thank Bowwow2
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A quirky stop especially if you have kids or are young at heart! Take a photo in front of a huge pineapple, climb up inside it to the top for an awesome view of the surrounding farmlands! Buy a bargain pineapple for R6!! Learn something...More

2  Thank Dorianne G
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A fun stop for a quick visit. Nice views from the top of the pineapple. Informative displays about pineapple farming. Fun and quirky place to visit- little gift shop available aswell

1  Thank LaraJB
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I have never seen a pineapple flower let alone such a huge pineapple. Staff were so friendly and the experience very educational. To top it all off, we got to buy HUGE lovely queen pineapples for R6 an apple. Super juicy and such a treat....More

1  Thank Sharne B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We drove about an hour to this place, only to find that the big pineapple did not have any pineapples for a few days. The fields outside were full of them. WEIRD. The restaurant is also closed down It is an amazing structure out in...More

Thank Wrinkleytraveller
garthlee62, General Manager at The Big Pineapple, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Please accept our sincere apologies regarding the pineapple shortage as we were experiencing difficulties with our supplier. Our farm is full of pineapple plants but unfortunately we had no ripe fruit to pick during December. With regards to...More

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djen016
for research what are the dimensions of this structure
19 October 2016|
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dont have a clue
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ronica2015
For research purposes.. I want to know who was the first owner of the Pineapple place as well as the second and the current one?
25 February 2015|
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ronica2015
We would like to know who was the owner of the Pineapple first and who else after that ???
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