Where to see Sunflower Fields in Brisbane
There is something truly joyful about visiting sunflower fields in Brisbane. When the weather is nice and sunny, families can spoil themselves by picking their own sunflowers and enjoying the magical bounty of Brisbane's sunflower fields.
So pack your picnic and grab your camera because we’ve done the groundwork and found out everything you need to know about visiting sunflower fields near Brisbane.
When do Sunflowers Bloom in Brisbane?
You are most likely to find sunflower fields in Brisbane blooming from December through to March, depending on when they were planted. Once in bloom, they only last three to four weeks so when it comes to hunting fields of sunshine, timing is everything!
Where to see Sunflowers Near Brisbane
There are sunflower fields in both the Toowoomba and Warwick regions, with a dedicated 50-km “Sunflower Trail”, which is marked Tourist Route 11. There are also fields along the New England Highway. We’ve listed some of the top hot spots below:
Because bloom times vary, it’s a good idea to get the low down from those in the know before you set off in search of sunflower fields in Brisbane. Local tourism information centres are a great source of info. Try contacting:
Of course, when you find the perfect sunflower field, you will want to take some pics! Sunset is a particularly magical time to get photos of sunflowers.
However, be respectful of the fact that these beauties are the livelihood of the farmers that grow them. Don’t enter fields or cross fence lines for the sake of the perfect pic. As well as causing potential damage, trespassing can cause a bio-hazard risk to crops. Also, be aware that there may be snakes or other creepy crawlies hiding in the fields so tread with care!
More Flowers in Queensland
If flowers are your jam, be sure to check out the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers which is held at the end of September each year. You can learn more on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers website.
Toowoomba also has some amazing parks and gardens which are worth a visit at any time of the year, including the Japanese Garden, Laurel Bank Park and the Newton Park State Rose Garden. Check out the Southern Queensland Country website for full details.
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