Tulip Time 2019
Address: Corbett Gardens, Wingecarribee Street, Bowral
Date: Tuesday 24 September to Monday 7 October 2019
Times: 9am to 4pm Sunday to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturdays.
Last Entry Time: 30 minutes prior to gates closing.
Note: Corbett Gardens will be closed on Sunday 22 & Monday 23 September and again on Tuesday 8 October 2019.
Tulip Time (TT), one of Australia's oldest and best loved flower festivals continues to grow as the region's largest event; bringing approximately 65,000 visitors into the towns and villages across the Wingecarribee Shire. The centrepiece of Tulip Time, Bowral's Corbett Gardens is mass-planted with over 75,000 tulips and 16,500 annuals with an additional 40,000 tulips planted in Mittagong and Moss Vale. A celebration of stunning tulip displays, entertainment, special events, premiere private gardens and more!
To assist with management of traffic flow at the entry gates, we request that Groups pre-advise their intention to visit and/or pre-purchase tickets in advance. Please complete the following details and then submit your form.
Group prices are applicable for groups of 20+ people @$6pp, and only available for pre-booked groups. (Nb: drivers, guides, carers, are FOC).
Payment can be made in advance, see payment details below, OR on arrival - payment must be made in one transaction.
Closures - Corbett Gardens
Please note that Corbett Gardens will be closed for setup on Sunday 22 and Monday 23 September for the Tulip Time setup, and on Tuesday 8 October for clean up. For safety reasons there will be no entry to Corbett Gardens on these dates.
During Tulip Time the usual entry gates into Corbett Gardens via Merrigang & Wingecarribee Streets will be closed. A centralised entry/exit gate will be located on Bendooley Street. Coach setdown/drop off and pick up will be along Bendooley Street.
Arrival At The Gardens
In an effort to eliminate visitors waiting and queuing at the gates, the group/coach escort is requested to finalise payment (if paying on the day) where (in most cases) they will be met by a Tulip Time guide to discuss and provide instructions.
Coach parking can be found:
* timed parking areas on main streets around Bowral
* Bowral Swimming Pool Car Park - Oxley Drive, Bowral (off Mittagong Rd)
* Sherwood Village - Kirkham Rd, Bowral (weekends only)
* Bradman Oval, Boolwey St, Bowral (not available Thurs 3 to Mon 7 October)
The toilets in Corbett Gardens are limited. We would suggest that if time permits that you make a stop on your way through at the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre 62-70 Main Street, Mittagong which provides award winning public toilet facilities and coach parking.