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The Big Bouquet Gerbera and Alpaca Farm

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Published January 22nd 2019
Alpacas, flowers, playground & cafe @ The Big Bouquet
Looking for a little day trip to the Yarra Valley and love flowers? Perhaps meet some beautiful alpacas up close?

The Big Bouquet Flower and Alpaca Farm is a one-stop shop for a day filled with family fun.

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Beautiful colourful gerberas


The Big Bouquet is widely known as "The Gerbera Farm' amongst locals of Healesville and the Yarra Valley.

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You are able to visit the alpacas and if you wish and you can feed them also.


The farm does indeed grow their famous gerberas, over 60,000 to give an indication.

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The alpacas are lovely.


The farm also is the home of the beautiful alpacas. If you wish to, you can even purchase some food to feed to the alpacas. They really seemed to enjoy this!

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There are lots of amazing goods for sale in the gift shop.


Guided tours are run daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Your tour will include a viewing of the amazing glasshouse, where the cheery gerberas are grown, an informative talk about the adorable alpacas and you will also have a choice between tea or coffee from the cafe.

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Delicious iced coffee topped with cream.


The cafe is open daily and the menu has an ample variety of breakfast options including The Big Breakfast, Dukkah Eggs, Benedict Brioche and House Made Granola Bowl, to name a few.
Breakfast options also Gooey Egg served with dipping toast, a classic favourite which will appeal to young and old.

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The build your own sandwich menu.


Lunches include The Big Bouquet Club Sandwich, the Build your own Fresh or Toasted Sandwich option with a variety of fillings to choose from, Soup of the Day, Yarra Valley Nachos, Salmon Patties and Gourmet Pies of Smokey Beef, Butter Chicken and Spanakopita - all served with the salad of the day and red capsicum relish.

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These gerbera print umbrellas are so pretty.


There are also Devonshire Teas as well as sweet treats, available all day.

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Lots of variety in the gift shop.


The fabulous gift shop hosts an array of alpaca products such as jumpers, scarves, gloves, hats and throw rugs. They are such lovely items.

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The alpacas love for you to feed them.


There is a great little playground for the children and beautiful gardens to wander through and admire. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic as well.

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All of the tables are decorated with gerberas grown on site.
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Why? Family friendly fun - plus flowers
When: Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Phone: 0359 622283
Where: 27 Barak Lane, Healesville, Vic, 3777
Cost: Free to wander,can purchase goods at the shop, food & drinks from the cafe and of course flowers from the nursery!
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