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!

2023 Season

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?

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?

  1. Spend a magical time with the sunflowers in the field.
  2. Stroll around the trails through the fields of sunflowers.
  3. Pick your own sunflowers.
  4. Take photographs of your family and friends with the sunflowers and props.
  5. Take your own selfies in the sunflower fields.
Sunflower Field at Dunnstown near Ballarat

What Can You Experience at the Sunflower Field?

See others walk around with what seemed like huge sunflowers they had picked. Also, those who stand in the middle of the sunflower field take selfies. Even though it was a cloudy day, there were still many sunflowers out welcoming us.


I find comfort in contemplating the Sunflowers. ~ Vincent Van Gogh


Yellow painted smiley rock

You'll see yellow-painted smiley-face rocks along the walkway. My granddaughter likes the rocks. © JENNIFER EMPEY

Sunflower Windmill Dunnstown

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


Pick Your Own Sunflowers

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:


Leave them on the stem if you are not going to buy them.

What to Pack for a Day Trip to the Sunflower Field?

What to Pack for a Sunflower Field Day Trip

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.

Sunflower Windmill photo spot

A sunflower with holes where you can take photos.  © JENNIFER EMPEY

Picture in the Sunflower Field Victoria

Bale of Hay where my granddaughter, Miss Unicorn, sits for photos with sunflowers in the background.  © JENNIFER EMPEY

Tractor in the Sunflower Field in Victoria

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.

Pick your own Sunflowers in the Sunflower Field

Miss Unicorn picks her own sunflowers.  © JENNIFER EMPEY

Pick your own Sunflowers Victoria

Miss Unicorn   © JENNIFER EMPEY

Sunflower Field Victoria

Walk on the track through the Field in Dunnstown near Ballarat


Tokyo Olympics

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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