Pick Your Own Sunflowers
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Pick your own Sunflowers in a Sunflower Field near me in Victoria, Australia.
Put it in Your Planner for 2024 to Make a Day Trip to Dunnstown to Pick Your Own Sunflowers!
Season 2023 was in March, due to the weather and later planting. Usually, the season is in February and March.
The season for 2023 is now finished.
Check for updates on their official Facebook page on open days
- Where to Pick Sunflowers in Victoria?
- What is the Best Way to Experience the Sunflowers in Dunnstown?
- What Can You Experience at the Sunflower Field?
- Where is the Sunflower Field Located?
- How to Buy Tickets to Pick Your Own Sunflowers
- What are the Opening Hours?
- Respect the Sunflowers
- What to Pack for a Day Trip to the Sunflower Field?
- Photo Opportunities in the Sunflower Field
- Tip: Be Prepared!
- Pick Your Own Sunflowers in the Sunflower Field
- Day Trip to Ballarat
- Tokyo Olympics
Where to Pick Sunflowers in Victoria?
Make a day trip to pick your own sunflowers in a sunflower field in Dunnstown near Ballarat in Victoria. Walk in the sunflowers field there. And, pick your own sunflowers.
What is the Best Way to Experience the Sunflowers in Dunnstown?
- Spend a magical time with the sunflowers in the field.
- Stroll around the trails through the fields of sunflowers.
- Pick your own sunflowers.
- Take photographs of your family and friends with the sunflowers and props.
- Take your own selfies in the sunflower fields.
What Can You Experience at the Sunflower Field?
I find comfort in contemplating the Sunflowers. ~ Vincent Van Gogh
You'll see yellow-painted smiley-face rocks along the walkway. My granddaughter likes the rocks. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Look for the Sunflower Windmill. There, you'll turn into the car park. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Where is the Sunflower Field Located?
Corner Howards and Navigator Dunnstown Road, Dunnstown Vic 3352
The location is at Dunnstown, near Ballarat Victoria
How to Buy Tickets to Pick Your Own Sunflowers?
On the Gate is how you can buy tickets to Pick Your Own Sunflowers.
Make sure you check on Pick your own Sunflowers Facebook page for open days and that they are open before you go.
2023 Ticket Prices
- $10 entry per person
- (5 & under free)
- $4 per Sunflower
Take CASH because WIFI can be unstable at the Sunflower Field!
What are the Opening Hours?
The last dates for 2023 were
[make sure to check for updates on Pick Your Own Sunflowers Facebook page]
- Wednesday 22nd March 2023 5pm - 8pm - Twilight Night
- Thursday 23rd March 2023 10am - 4pm
- Friday 24th March 2023 10am - 4pm
- Saturday 25th March 2023 10am - 4pm
- Sunday 26th March 2023 10am - 4pm
UNLESS PICKED OUT
and Pick Your Own Sunflowers Instagram page for open days and to make sure they are open before you go.
Make sure you read their THINGS TO KNOW page on their website and facebook.
[The 2023 season started on Sunday 12th March & Monday 13th March 2023.]
In previous years, they opened in the middle of February. And, we visited in the month of February.
Respect the Sunflowers
Respect the Sunflowers and the experience of others in the sunflower field:
ONLY PICK SUNFLOWERS THAT YOU ARE GOING TO BUY.
Leave them on the stem if you are not going to buy them.
What to Pack for a Day Trip to the Sunflower Field?
Photo Opportunities in the Sunflower Field
On the walk, you'll find bales of hay, a sunflower, and a tractor to use for your pictures.
And, you'll see some carry sets of steps. So that the photographer can stand on the steps when taking photographs. They take their subjects with the sunflowers in the background.
A sunflower with holes where you can take photos. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Bale of Hay where my granddaughter, Miss Unicorn, sits for photos with sunflowers in the background. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Tractor where you can take photos. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Tip: Be Prepared!
- Be prepared.
- Wear boots cause there could be snakes.
- You can take your own secateurs or scissors.
- Or, you can purchase secateurs at the entrance.
- You'll find lots of bees milling around the sunflowers.
Pick Your Own Sunflowers in the Sunflower Field
Dunnstown near Ballarat in Victoria
Day Trip to Ballarat
In 2021, the opening days at the fields of sunflowers in Victoria were limited by several lockdowns. And, the season for 2021 finished on 31 March. This post and images are from my family's experience in 2021.
We made a day trip to Ballarat. And, we visited the sunflower field and picked sunflowers. Then, we visited Ballarat for lunch. And, at the Eureka Gardens Playground, Miss Unicorn played on the playground.
Miss Unicorn picks her own sunflowers. © JENNIFER EMPEY
Miss Unicorn © JENNIFER EMPEY
Walk on the track through the Field in Dunnstown near Ballarat
© JENNIFER EMPEY
In 2021, the 2020 Olympic Games are held in Tokyo. They were postponed the year before due to COVID-19.
When you see the medal ceremonies. The Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners receive flowers. In Tokyo, they give them sunflowers.
At the opening ceremony, the broadcasters explained. That is Tokyo, sunflowers represent respect and encouragement.
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