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Silvan is one of the Dandenong Ranges’ most beautiful destinations. Popular for its high quality fruits, Silvan is an enchanting location that awaits your visit. With a wide range of farm experiences, this vibrant suburb is the perfect place for families to visit and spend some time in the outdoors.

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The U-Pick fruit farm experiences are a magical way to enjoy everything that Silvan has to offer. Just as the name suggests, this revolves around handpicking your own fruits fresh from the farm. Some of the most popular locations for U-Pick include Chappies, a vast cherry and berry farm that comes alive between November and January.

At Blue hills Berries and Cherries, not only do visitors pick sweet fruits seasonally, there is also the option of sampling fresh homemade jams and chutneys at the farm. Visit the gift shop and take home with you a memorable souvenir that will capture the very essence of the farm gate experience. Blue Hills is open every day between November and end-April.

Silvan is also home to the world-famous Tesselaar Tulip Festival which is held annually. During spring, as the flowers bloom and the winter cold gives way to warmer weather, the festival comes to life with the vibrantly coloured tulips. The fields are an absolute delight, and visitors will have the opportunity to walk among the seemingly endless rows of tulips. Additionally, the festival also has on display different forms of art, local entertainment and food to enjoy for the fortnight during which it runs.

Silvan Reservoir is a prime attraction tucked away at the foot of the rolling Dandenong Ranges. It is a short drive from the CBD, and is perfect for a day’s getaway. Some of the amenities on location include picnic areas, open lawns enclosed by a majestic forest of towering eucalyptus trees as well as BBQ facilities. The Grey Gum Track Walk is a must-enjoy for nature enthusiasts looking for tranquillity in the expansive park.

If you are looking for accommodation in Silvan, there aren’t many options in this region, so you are best to head about 10 minutes south and stay in Olinda, Monbulk or Kallista. Click the link below to explore the range of accommodation options located near Silvan.

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