Sunflower Alert! Where to See Sunflowers in NSW

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Here at ellaslist, we love ourselves a good Insta-hype, and nothing says 'Instagram' quite like a blooming field of rich yellow sunflowers!

If you'd love nothing more than to run with wild abandon in a field of gorgeous yellow sunflowers (and maybe even pick some to take home!) here’s where to get your fix of sunflowers near Sydney.

Where to See Sunflowers in Sydney & NSW

1. Glenbernie Family Farms

Sunflower picking in Sydney
Glenbernie Family Farms regularly host days for sunflower picking in Sydney.

If Tik Tok and Instagram viral videos are your indicators of a cracking sunflower field then look no further than the small town an hour west of Sydney in Kurmond at the Glenbernie Family Farm.

Glenbernie Family Farms is only an hour away from the CBD and is still open with glorious sunflowers ripe for the picking.

Their picking hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm but can vary depending on the season - it's best to check ahead before visiting.

Check out their Facebook page for the latest updates and videos. 

Location: 610 Bells Line Of Road Kurmond, NSW

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2. The Little Tin Shed

Sunflower picking in Sydney
The Little Tin Shed

The adorable team at The Little Tin Shed sell freshly harvested fruit, flowers, and vegetables from their roadside 'little tin shed' in Meadowie, NSW.

During the sunflower-picking season they also open up their sunflower field to visitors keen to pick fresh blooms and snap that essential family picture. 

The Little Tin Shed are opening their doors on 12 November 2023 for sunflower picking! 

Location: 54 Lisadell Road, Medowie

3. The Bloom Barn

The Bloom Barn
The Bloom Barn

Another great spot with sunflower fields near Sydney, The Bloom Barn have gorgeous rolling lawns full of sunflowers and they also offer sunflower picking!

Located on the Central Coast just an hour away from Sydney, The Blooms Barn offers a beautiful day out in nature for Sydney families, and are excited to offer exclusive sunflower picking sessions from 26-31 December 2023.

The Easter long weekend is going to be even more eventful in 2023 with The Bloom Barn's exclusive Pick Your Own Sunflower Days on Good Friday and Easter Saturday (7 and 8 April 2023).

Bookings are essential and your tickets allow entry to the sunflower fields anytime between 9 am and 12 pm for the morning session and between 1 pm and 4 pm for the afternoon session. 

Location: 1154 Peats Ridge Rd, Peats Ridge

4. Hunter Valley Sunflowers

Sunflower picking in Sydney
Hunter Valley Sunflowers

Open during sunflower-picking season (usually around Christmas through to February), get ready to walk through three-metre tall fields of blossoming yellow flowers at Hunter Valley Sunflowers.

The boutique family-run farm also sell their gorgeous blooms at local farmers' markets in the area. 

Visit the Hunter Valley Sunflowers social media pages for 2023/2024 dates and further information.

Location: 125 McKimms Road, Largs

Further Afield

5. Farm & Co

Holding a bunch of sunflowers
Freshly picked sunflowers from Farm & Co.

Located off the dusty roads of a small farm county called Cudgen just 15 minutes south of the Queensland border, you’ll find a sweet vegetarian cafe, farm animals and rows of sunflowers at Farm & Co.

Farm & Co welcome visitors to roam their sunny sunflower fields, see how they grow all their produce, taste fresh macadamias, visit their animals, or stop off for a bite to eat at the restaurant.

It's $7 to roam the beautiful farm with no booking required but we recommend checking ahead to see if their sunflowers are still blooming.

Location: 529 Cudgen Rd, Cudgen NSW

6. Liverpool Plains

Sunflower picking in Sydney
Crops of yellow sunflowers in Liverpool Plains.

Nestled in the Liverpool Plains are crops of spectacularly stunning sunflowers that love to put on a show! This isn't the Liverpool we know in Sydney, but around a 4.5-hour drive up the north coast. Did somebody say road trip?

There are two sowing times per year, which result in a vibrant display of these joyful blooms around Christmas time and then again in February/March.

You can see the sunflowers from the road and sometimes there are no fences so you can get up close and take great shots without entering the crop. There are also some agritourism businesses starting up in the area, that will plant sunflowers for everyone to enjoy.

However, please note that you can not enter the crop unless you have permission. These are private farms and sunflowers are the farmers' livelihood so you have to respect their property and not trespass or damage the harvest.

Check the Facebook page for more information.

Want even more sunflowers? Check out our ellaslist Sunflower Guide.

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