Childrens Weeks

Mon 23rd - Thu 26th September &
Mon 30th September - Thu 3rd October

All the info you need is below :-) Please note each week has different entertainment options.

Super Hero Week September 30 to October 3 2019

Sees PJ MASKS joining us along with The Amazing Super Hero sow from The Kazoos. There will be roving superheroes to interact with and save the day! Why not get into the spirit and come dressed in your favourite super hero outfit. Spot prizes daily for those who dress up as their favourite superhero ... or whoever they choose.

  • 10.30am - Black Snake Productions Animal Show
  • 10.30am - Tulip Fairytales
  • 11.00am - PJ Masks Performance
  • 11.30am - Tulip Fairytales
  • 11.45pm - The Amazing Superhero Show
  • 12.30pm - PJ Masks Meet and Greet (20 minutes only limited spaces, weather dependant)
  • 1.00pm - The Amazing Superhero Show
  • 1.00pm - Tulip Fairytales
  • 1.30pm - PJ Masks Performance
  • 2.00pm - Black Snake Productions Animal Show
  • 2.30pm - The Amazing Superhero Show
  • 3.00pm - Tulip Fairytales

All Children's Days

We have our Fairy and her intriguing tales in Fairy Hollow. You can pet the animals in our petting zoo and touch and learn about Australian wildlife from Black Snake Productions. There are a variety of craft workshops on offer as well as amazing face painters. Children can test out their powers of observation on our Treasure Hunt, or participate in some fun Dutch and garden games, ride on our Tulip Train, indulge in traditional Dutch foods and other treats, see market stalls, pick a bunch of Tulips, visit our clog shop, and of course be amongst the sensational tulips. And of course, there are plenty of fun and photo opportunities! PLUS OUR DAILY FUN FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

PJ MASKS Super hero kids being super ... in their pyjamas! Two shows daily with a meet and greet in between! Free

Splash Test Dummies Rub-a-dub-dub, the Dummies are back with some splish splashing circus to drown you in tears of laughter. Hilarity for all ages. Free

Black Snake Reptile Zoo Enjoy wildlife demonstrations and interact with animals you wouldn’t usually get a chance to; snakes, lizards, crocodiles and more. Black Snake Productions are passionate about Australian reptiles and are dedicated to conservation. They are doing two shows daily. Free.

The Amazing SuperHero Show There’s a Superhero inside every one of us … find yours. Join The Giggler and her friends Smart Girl, and Mighty Man on a mission to find out exactly what it takes be a Happy Hero! Will Smart Girl find the answers on her smart device? …. Will Mighty Man use his strength to save the day? Whatever happens … BEWARE … The Grey Gloomy will try to ruin all the fun!

Myth Vs Mime Will have you in stitches as the narrator and the mime try to tell the same story. Free

Full Circle Drumming Workshops Come and immerse yourself in a drumming workshop for all ages. It is a lot of fun. Free

KaZaam The Magician with his Stage Show Will bring the magic to the stage with their spellbinding comedy. Some of the most astounding magic tricks known to man, including Houdini escapes, rabbits, cards, ropes and more all spectacularly demonstrated with high energy to leave you, the audience breathless and in stitches. Free

Fairy Story Telling An inspiring children’s story teller. Her terrific imagination and sense of fun makes for magical children’s entertainment. Free.

'Animals On The Move' Petting Zoo See and touch a large variety of farm animals, with trained staff there to ensure your child has a memorable farm animal experience. Children are invited to get to know the animals including: calves, sheep and lambs, baby goats, chickens, ducks, guinea pigs, a rooster and his hens, rabbits and friendly miniature pigs. They are here all day, with short breaks to rest and rotate the animals. Free.

Mez's Craft Workshop Create a lasting memory of your visit to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival that you can take home. Hands on activities involving the childhood favourites of painting, sticking and drawing ... and you don’t have to clean up the mess! Craft activities range between $6-$12.

Face Painting Children and adults alike are captivated with the transformation of their faces as Elena and her team of artists work their craft with impressive speed. From animals to monsters, princesses to super heroes. Elena prides herself on never saying no to a request and always astonishing the onlooker. Face Painting is $10 per person.

Sand Wizard Create your own masterpiece with coloured sand. You can bring your picture home as a special memory. Priced between $5-$9.

Treasure Hunt Search and explore the gardens for and write down the clues we have a special prize waiting for you at our Souvenir Shops. This activity is available every day, and for all ages at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Free.

Tulip Tractor Ride Visitors can take a tour of the fields in our novel mobile. $5 per person or $15 for a family of 4.

What's On The Menu

You are welcome to bring your own picnic, but there is a great selection of tasty treats on offer here at the farm.


Legendary Dutch mini pancakes. V VG

Traditional Turkish Gozleme

Mouth watering Turkish flatbreads with savoury fillings. V Halal

Big Little Kitchen

Delectable pulled pork rolls, gourmet hamburgers and loaded fries. GF V

Baked Potato Express

Choice baked potatoes with a delectable range of toppings, as well as freshly cooked sweet corn on the cob. V GF DF VG

Bavarian Bangers

Gourmet German sausages with all the toppings. GF

The Kibbeling Express

Scrumptious Dutch fish bites, salt and pepper calamari, herring and classic Dutch fries. GF

Dutch Cafe

Oliebollen, Belgian Waffles V

Anja’s Scones

Divine freshly baked sweet and savoury scones. V

Pop’d Fresh Popcorn

A freshly made, satisfying snack to indulge in. V GF

Chooh la la Nuts

Oh so tasty caramelised almonds, macadamias and peanuts. V GF

The Wicked Spud

Toothsome potato twisters, popcorn chicken and gourmet wedges. V GF

Emmy Bee

Super soups, tulip themed fruit sticks and biscuits. V GF

The Tulip Cafe

Dine in for some great meals, or take away and enjoy in the gardens. Group bookings available. V GF


Homemade lemonade. V VG DG GF

Foods cost between $3 and $22 depending on your choices, if you would like more detailed information on costings, please get in touch with our team.

Buy tickets now

  • Skip the queue Buy your tickets online before you go!
  • Free entry for children 16 and under

Buy tickets

RACV Victorian tourism awards - Silver winner

Silver winner

2018 RACV Victorian tourism awards