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10 April 2021

Join us for a garden lover’s day out to the Collectors’ Plant Fair! The Fair is a dynamic mix of specialist plant growers – a must visit for any plant enthusiast and the country vibe is so fun. Our day tour makes visiting and buying plants a breeze. Then we head up to Bilpin to visit a private garden Wildwood, taste local cider, grab some freshly picked apples and an apple pie to take home.


Collectors’ Plant Fair Day Tour

Join us for a garden lover’s day out to the Collectors’ Plant Fair! Our day tour takes you to the heart of this hugely successful plant fair held every autumn in the grounds of historic Hawkesbury Race Club. The Fair is a dynamic mix of stalls, specialist plant growers and garden retailers – a must visit for any plant enthusiast and the country vibe is so fun! It’s the perfect place to find long lost plants, meet growers, sip good coffee and connect with other planty people. Our day tour has everything organised for you and makes visiting the fair a breeze.

Meet at Ross Garden Tours HQ for a cuppa & biscuits before boarding the bus and heading for the Collectors’ Plant Fair. Kirsty Noble is your Ross Tour Leader for the day. On the bus, Kirsty will give a rundown on the Fair, hand out maps and generally make sure you’re organised to make the most of your visit.

Priority entry means we avoid the entry queues and head straight into the Fair to meet up with Linda Ross. Linda organises this fantastic event and is keen to personally share her Fair tips and plant highlights. Then it’s time to explore… there’s plenty of room to store plant buys on the bus, so shop away!

Meet up again for lunch at our reserved seating spot which Linda has organised just for us! Kirsty will have our lunches ready there so there’s no waiting or hassling with queues.

After lunch, we head up to Bilpin to support the local community. Visit Wildwood Garden as it’s unveiling its autumn colors. Created by plant enthusiasts Wayne and Sue Tapping, Wildwood mixes exotic collections of blooming camellias, vibrant maples and cool climate perennials in a stunning mountain setting. Taste apple cider made from local hand picked apples and grab an freshly made apple pie to take home!

This is a great day out for any plant lover. Spend it with your mum, girlfriend or husband and take home some fantastic new plants for your home & garden!



To secure your booking and make your deposit, please complete our online booking form. You will be contacted by a Ross Tours Travel Manager to confirm your details and preferred method of payment.


Cancellations received 180-120 days prior to departure will incur loss of deposit.
Cancellations received between 119-60 days prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations received between 59-30 days prior to departure will incur a 75% cancellation fee plus any non-recoverable costs incurred.
Cancellations received within 30 days prior to departure will incur 100% cancellation fee.

Cancellations must be sent in writing.
Cancellation fee is based upon the total amounts paid including tours, airfares and all other travel arrangements.
All prices in Australian Dollars. Prices based on minimum 15 passengers.
Please refer to the Ross Garden Tours standard terms and conditions

  • Air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Orientation talk & maps for Collectors’ Plant Fair
  • Private welcome by Linda Ross, Organiser, Collectors’ Plant fair
  • Lunch & reserved seating at Collectors’ Plant Fair
  • Visit Wildwood Garden Bilpin
  • Visit local pie maker
  • Pre departure refreshments
  • Bottled water

$185 per person


Date TBC April 2021
Departs 8.30am from:
Ross Garden Tours HQ,
83 Beecroft Rd, Beecroft NSW

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