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The Big Bouquet

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Barak Lane, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 3 5962 2283
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Hidden treasure

Wow! Been to the Yarra valley countless times and never even knew this was here!! We saw a sign... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
nikitael
,
Kyabram, Australia
via mobile
Don't bother... confusing and no service.

We arrived with 5 people from overseas to have a look around, expecting to see gerberas then buy... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Warren H
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Melbourne, Australia
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Modern, working gerbera farm and alpaca stud. Experience 60,000 gerberas in full bloom every day of the year. Glasshouse and alpaca farm tours daily, fee applies. Cafe serving light lunches, Devonshire Teas and local foods. Gerbera plants and flowers for sale. Picnic facilities, playground. Alpaca shop with extensive range of alpaca products. Full wheelchair access. Coaches welcome by appointment.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
3 Jul 2018
“Hidden treasure”
5 Jun 2018
“Don't bother... confusing and no service.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Barak Lane, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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+61 3 5962 2283
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! Been to the Yarra valley countless times and never even knew this was here!! We saw a sign after leaving Healesville sanctuary and thought we would check it out. Had a little stroll around, AMAZING gerberas everywhere! Grabbed a coffee from the cafe and...More

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996MargaretR, trip advisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this positive feedback! Glad you liked visiting our farm and we hope to welcome you again in the future!

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We arrived with 5 people from overseas to have a look around, expecting to see gerberas then buy some flowers to take home. We wandered around with no clear direction, ended up at the shed door with a sign saying no entry except for the...More

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996MargaretR, trip advisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Warren H, Thank you for taking the time to review our business. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit. Entrance to the property is free of charge and it does give you the opportunity to see the gerberas growing in...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Dedicated disabled parking on concrete. Great for unloading a wheelchair. Saw the alpacas from the concrete path - up close and personal. Although they were not interested us, they were great to see, especially the smaller ones. one even wallowed in the mud from the...More

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996MargaretR, TripAdvisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I can confirm that the guided tour is definitely wheelchair friendly as well, as a nice smooth concrete path has been constructed especially for that purpose. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

My fair lady and I were unsure whether to visit this attraction or not. Thank goodness we chose to visit as this turned out to be a big surprise! The cafe was quaint and the lady serving was lovely. Our tour guide (former microbiologist) was...More

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996MargaretR, trip advisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Yes, it really is worth taking the guided tour as it will make visitors appreciate what it takes to grow gerberas. We hope to see you again in the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

11 of us pre booked & visited The Big Bouquet on 22/7/2017. We totally enjoyed ourselves, amazed by the glorious blooms, & the adorable alpacas, informative guided tour complete with lovely light lunch, cake , coffee /tea. Left happy with lots of delightful memories.

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996MargaretR, trip advisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review and we are happy you all enjoyed yourselves!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We attended The Big Bouquet on 22/5/2017. In the cafe we enjoyed a wonderful lunch. My wife had the beef pie while I ordered the Turkish Roll Beef Sandwich. The food was very tasty and well presented. The following day we returned for a tour...More

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996MargaretR, Trip advisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit and we are so glad you liked your our farm!

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing really here except a shed full of gerberas, a weed filled overgrown garden and a dozen alpacas which are not very friendly. Was in and out in less than 10 minutes and struggled to find any other people or staff.More

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996MargaretR, Tripadvisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Dear Kylie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We do take notice of the reviews and are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. The maintenance of the gardens was a little behind as this time of...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite. This place is home to alpacas and lovely flowers. It is a good spot but not a must stop place.

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996MargaretR, Tripadvisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you for your review. On your next visit, maybe try one of our guided tours as it will give you a lot of information about the flowers and the alpacas.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing company. Natalie went above and beyond anything you could expect to help me reach out to a sick relative. I can not recommend them highly enough. Thank you so so much :)

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996MargaretR, Tripadvisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

All part of the service! So glad we could help out. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We went here today with some of our Probus members and were pleasantly surprised. We had morning tea with cake first and the lady was kind enough to make me an iced coffee. Wonderful. We had a talk about Gerberas and how they are grown...More

Thank Roma S
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996MargaretR, Tripadvisor manager at The Big Bouquet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our farm on TripAdvisor. We are so glad you liked the experience. There is a lot to learn about gerberas and alpacas. Enjoy your beautiful duffle coat.

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