Getting here

Getting here map

How to drive here

The best way to get to Tesselaar Tulip Festival is to get a group of family and friends together and take a scenic drive through the Dandenong Ranges to Silvan, home of the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. It is located within 60 minutes of Melbourne. We have off street parking spaces for cars and up to 15 off street parking spaces for buses.

Our Address is

Tesselaar Flower Farm 357 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.

Public Transport

Public transport is an alternative method for getting to 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:

  1. Board a Train to either Lilydale or Belgrave Station - both are around 20 minutes from our farm.
  2. From the station, board the Route 663 Bus from Lilydale or Belgrave Station to Tesselaar Tulip Festival.

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

Charter Bus

We charter a bus on the weekends to make things easy for you. Buses depart Lilydale Station (to meet the train) and deliver you to our door. The cost is just $5pp and children 16 and under (when accompanied by an adult) ride free.

Departs Lilydale: 10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 11:50, 12:20, 12:50, 1:20, 1:50, 2:20, 2:50, 3:20, 3:50, 4:20, 4:50.

Departs Tesselaar: 10:50, 11:20, 11:50, 12:20, 12:50, 1:20, 1:50, 2:20, 2:50, 3:20, 3:50, 4:20, 4:50, 5:20.

You can call us on

03 9737 7722 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm.

Accommodation deals:

Mountain Lodge a private and romantic getaway in the Dandenong Ranges, surrounded by national parks and local bird life. Their special offer during the Tesselaar Tulip Festival; book directly for a two night stay Mon-Thu for just $480 per couple, Fri-Sun $580, receive a complimentary double pass to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival, a bottle of sparkling wine, afternoon tea and wake to a scrumptious breakfast.

Monreale House is an historic house with four self contained cottages surrounded by lush gardens and rain forest in Sassafrass.

Country Place This award-winning property is in the gorgeous bush land of Kalorama, and is ideally located for exploring the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley. Rates from $175 per night, no minimum stay. Can accommodate large groups.

The Gallery Olinda is luxury accommodation less than ten minutes away. Book directly to enjoy a two night stay Mon-Thu $570 or Fri-Sun $640 per couple. You will receive a complimentary double pass, full gourmet breakfast provisions and fresh, home baked bread each day of your stay.

The Canterbury International Hotel is a stylish boutique hotel with superbly appointed rooms close to the Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges and CBD.

Pine Hill Caravan Park. Situated in Lilydale, at the gateway of Victoria’s famous Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges. Whether you need a cabin or a site for your RV’s, caravan, large rig, camper van or tent - there is a site to suit. Book and pay for six nights and get a seventh night free.

If you are planning a full day trip or a weekend away, these links have more accommodation and things to see and do. They will help you plan the best visit possible.