Getting there

Visitor info

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The best way to get to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival is to get a group of family and friends together and take a scenic drive through the Dandenong Ranges to the Tesselaar Flower Farm, it is located within 60 minutes of Melbourne. We have FREE off street parking spaces for cars and 15 FREE off street parking spaces for Buses.

Our Address is

Tesselaar Flower Farm 357-359 Monbulk Road, Silvan

Melway Map 123 B5 (40km directly east of Melbourne) or see this Google Map for travel directions in relation to Melbourne.

Dogs on lead welcome, please remember to bring a bag and they need to be on a leash.

Public Transport

As per the current COVID-19 requirements for public transport (including our shuttle bus), you must wear a fitted face mask covering your nose and mouth on public transport.

Public transport is an alternative method for getting to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival for people who do not have access to a vehicle. It is important to pre-plan your public transport trip to ensure your day is hassle free. Instructions are as follows:

Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holiday (Grand Final Parade Day Fri 24th Sep) Shuttle Bus
  1. Board a Train from a Melbourne station to Lilydale Station
  2. At Lilydale Station catch the Tesselaar Tulip Festival shuttle bus, the 20 minute trip costs $5 for a return ticket, Children U16 Free. You can make payment for your ticke on arrival to the festiuval.
    The first bus departs Lilydale Station at 10:20am and approximately every 30 minutes thereafter.
    The last bus returning to Lilydale Station departs the festival at 5.20pm.
Monday to Friday (no shuttle service, just follow your PTV app)
  1. Board a Train to Lilydale Station.
  2. Board the Route 663 Bus from Lilydale Station to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival

Search the Metlink Journey Planner for timetable information. (Enter your location in the “from” field and “Tesselaar Tulip Festival” into the “to” field.)

Bus timetable

The shuttle bus runs weekends and public holiday only. The bus meets the train at Lilydale Station with a little extra time to spare.

Shuttle Bus departs Lilydale Station at:

  • 10.20am
  • 10.50am
  • 11.20am
  • 11.50am
  • 12.20pm
  • 12.50pm
  • 1:50pm
  • 2:20pm
  • 1.35pm
  • 2.50pm
  • 3.20pm
  • 3.50pm
  • 4.20pm (don't forget we close at 5 so this wont' allow you much time)

Shuttle Bus departs Tesselaar at:

  • 10.50am
  • 11.20am
  • 11.50am
  • 12.20pm
  • 12.50pm
  • 1.20pm
  • 2.20pm
  • 2.50pm
  • 3.20pm
  • 2.35pm
  • 3.50pm
  • 4.20pm
  • 4.50pm
  • 5.20pm

Search the Metlink Journey Planner for timetable information. (Enter your location in the "from" field and "Tesselaar Tulip Festival" in the "to" field.)

Sadly the 2021 Tesselaar Tulip Festival has been cancelled.
We look forward to seeing you all at KaBloom in 2022!

RACV Victorian Tourism Awards - Gold Winner
Australian Tourism Awards: Major Festivals & Events - Silver Winner