Unlike any of the apple orchards in Victoria, the Orchard at Montague provides a full day of fun with family and friends just 35 kilometers from Melbourne. The Orchard features Stella’s Kitchen, a 120 seat café where you can dine in or take away, as well as a store where you can taste and shop seasonal fresh produce and locally sourced artisan products at Bill’s Orchard Gate

All located right next door to the 220 hectare Lysterfield Park which offers a range recreational activities from mountain bike trails, sailing and canoeing, bushwalking and see some of Australia’s native wildlife including Kangaroos and birds.

Learn more about Lysterfield Park here.

Bill’s Orchard Gate

Bill’s Orchard Gate is named after Bill Montague who started our family owned business when he planted the first apple trees on the Narre Warren North Orchard three generations ago.
Growing over the years to become one of Australia's largest fruit growers, we have learned a thing or two over that time.

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The Little Orchard

The Little Orchard has more than 2,000 trees of new and traditional varieties of apples and stone fruit. We are excited to welcome you for guided tours of our Little Orchard. Our guides will explain what goes into growing apple and stone fruit trees, you will walk away with handy hints and first-hand knowledge of how Australian fruit is grown. We will also teach you how to pick the ripest fruit and you'l

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Stella’s Kitchen

Stella’s Kitchen is named after family matriarch Stella Montague, who passionately cared for her family while they worked on the Orchard at Narre Warren North.
Located right next to Lysterfield National park, the café offers a new destination with close access to the scenic national park and the beautiful landscape of our Orchard.

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Pack House Tour

We are excited to welcome visitors to tour our new expanded fruit processing facility that will have the capacity to process more than 280 million pieces of fruit each year.

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We look forward to welcoming you.

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Opening hours:
Mon – Sun - 8am – 4pm

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The Orchard at Montague is officially open 🎉🥳⁠.⁠

We look forward to welcoming you when you visit.⁠

Currently, Stella's Kitchen, takeaway window and Bill's Orchard Gate are open to the public.⁠

We'll share more soon about when you can book to pick seasonal fruit at The Little Orchard and take a Facility Tour.⁠

Keep following for more information and don't forget to tag us in your photos when visiting.⁠

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It wouldn't be Stella's Kitchen without including some of her favourite recipes on the menu.⁠

Hands up 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♂️ if you'll be ordering Stella's scones when visiting?⁠

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The signs are on, the tables and chairs are in and the chef is firing up 🔥 the hot plates in the kitchen.⁠

We can't wait to welcome you to The Orchard from next Tuesday 👏🏻.⁠

Head to our Instagram Highlights Reels to learn more about Stella's Kitchen and Bill's Orchard Gate before your visit.⁠

The countdown is on with less than one week until The Orchard opens to the public.⁠

Our Managing Director, Scott Montague, shares why we are so excited to be able to connect with consumers in this new way.⁠

Hands up 🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♂️ who is planning a visit? ⁠

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Calling all early morning walkers 🚶🏻‍♀️ or cyclists 🚴🏻.⁠

Look for this window at the front of The Orchard for your morning barista-made coffee fix next time you're visiting Lysterfield Park and Lake.⁠

We'll be pouring @st_ali coffee daily from 7am to 4pm ☕.⁠

Tag a friend you'll be sharing your first brew at The Orchard with.⁠

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Merry Christmas from the Montague family.⁠⠀
Wishing everyone a safe and happy festive season 🎄 with your friends and family.⁠⠀
We are excited to welcome you to The Orchard at Montague in early 2021.⁠⠀
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Have you ever wondered how our fruit gets from the orchard to the supermarket shelves?⁠

You'll be able to see part of that journey for yourself as part of our Facility Tour.⁠

The new state-of-the-art fruit processing centre at The Orchard will have the capacity to process 280 million pieces of fruit each year.⁠

🍎 See how it all started when Bill Montague planted the first apple trees at the Narre Warren North orchard in 1950. ⁠
🍎 Learn how Australian apples and stone fruit are grown, and get insights into 21st-century fruit processing⁠
🍎 Gain insights into packing and distribution to supermarkets and greengrocers around Australia and the world.⁠

Tag a friend who would love to see this in action.⁠

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