Weekly Sydney Metro deliveries and partner pick-ups available for orders above $50. Read more.

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Yes, we deliver with dedicated chilled/refrigerated vans Home Delivery service within the Sydney Metro region only. View the map below to see which Delivery Zone you fall under.

Unfortunately, we DON’T use Courier companies as they won’t carry our smelly durians! Alternatively, you can also select to Pick-Up from our restaurant partner locations (below).



 Delivery Days  Order Cut-Off
Mondays - Postal only Every Sunday 5pm

Every Thursday

Durian, Exotic Fruit & Vegetable Box Home Deliveries between 10am and 8pm (depending on number of deliveries schedule)

Every Wednesday 3pm

Every Thursday or Friday -

Pick-up Partners location after 5pm + dependant on their operating hours if restaurant, or by appointment - if home caterer

Every Wednesday 3pm



Door-to-door delivery within a 30km distance from Chullora, NSW is available on Thursdays only.

A minimum order of $50 is required for all items on our website (including durians) to enable Sydney Metro home delivery.

Our in-house delivery fee is based on return distance (not radius) from Chullora, NSW.

Delivery Zones Delivery Fee

Zone 1 Strathfield - Validated by your "Shipping Address" postcode: 2140 Homebush / Homebush West, Strathfield 2135, Strathfield South 2136, Flemington 2129, Lidcombe 2141, Chullora 2190.

FREE with $50 min order
Zone 2 under 15km distance - Sydney CBD, Inner West, Canada Bay, Auburn LGA, City of Ryde, City of Parramatta, Canterbury Bankstown, Cumberland Council. $10
Zone 3 within 15-20km distance - Eastern Suburbs, Bayside Council, Georges River Council, Lower North Shore, Northwest. $15
Zone 4 within 20-30km distance - Upper North Shore, northern region of The Hills Shire, City of Blacktown, Fairfield City, eastern region of Liverpool City Council, and Sutherland Shire.
Zone 5 areas by demand -  Berowra (northern region of Hornsby Shire) Northern Beaches Council, Penrith City Council, City of Campbelltown  $30

When you order our bulk box of Durians above $300 and $500 in one shopping cart, we have a special rate based on minimum order:

Delivery Zone & Order Value Delivery Fee
Zone 1, 2 & 3 - orders $300+ 
Zone 4 - orders $300+ 
Zone 4 - orders above $500+


Zone 5 by demand - orders above $500+



Available on Thursday and Friday only. Pick-up fee $5 per order for orders under $50. Select from our pick-up partner venues to collect your order during their location's operating hours (including weekends, and evenings).

Not all product available at all locations due to space constraints, or cool room storage. Orders MUST BE COLLECTED within 24 hours of our email/SMS notification to you.

Pick-up Partner Locations Pick-up Fee

Malacca Straits on Broadway
Malaysian Restaurant
5/66 Mountain St, Ultimo NSW 2007

*Street parking available along Mountain St; or Broadway Shopping Centre

Pick-up Thursday after 5pm, Friday or Saturday between 11am–8:45pm


Island Dreams Cafe
Australian Cocos Island Malay Restaurant
47-49 Haldon St, Lakemba NSW 2195

*Street parking available along train line. Walking distance from Lakemba station 

Pick-up Thursday after 5pm, Friday or Saturday between 11am–10pm


Ho Jiak Town Hall
Malaysian Restaurant
125 York St, Sydney NSW 2000

*Near Town Hall Station. No street parking available.

Pick-up Thursday after 5pm, Friday between 11am to 2pm & 5pm to 10pm; or Saturday between 11am–10pm


Ho Jiak Haymarket
Malaysian Restaurant
92 Hay St, Haymarket NSW 2000

*Opposite Market City. Walking distance from Central Station 

Only for Ho Jiak VIPs

Sweet Rita's Nyonya Kueh
Home Caterer, Private Residence
104 Fullers Rd, Chatswood

*Pick-up times by appointment on Thursday or Friday only. Contact details will be provided upon order confirmation


Christina's Gourmet Catering
Home Caterer, Private Residence
14 Saxonvale Rd, Bella Vista NSW 2153

*Pick-up times by appointment on Thursday or Friday only. Contact details will be provided upon order confirmation 


Would you like to be a Pick-Up Partner? We're looking for Partner Locations who would ideally be restaurants, cafes or independent grocers in the following areas:

  • Eastern Suburbs
  • Sutherland Shire
  • Blacktown Council area
  • Liverpool Council area
  • Eastern Suburbs

Contact us via Facebook Messenger or email shop @ thethornyfruit .com .au


Some produce (excluding durians which are classified as hazardous goods) can be posted nationwide to Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, ACT and rural NSW via AustPost (rural) or Sendle (capital cities) every Monday only. Send us a message to find out if we can post the produce you want.

Please don't be a smarty pants and select Local NSW pick-up points. Yes, we actually get orders who do this... quite a few. We will immediately cancel these orders with no questions.

We DO NOT post ANY PRODUCE to Western Australia and Tasmania due strict state biosecurity regulations.