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Tours and Walks

Sitting on 252 hectares of land with 28 hectares open to the public the Garden sits within a World Heritage Area and is focused on the conservation of cool climate plants.

You can explore the Garden your own way, or let us show you more with one of our guided or self-guided tours.

Tours

Guided Walks

Discover the beauty and history of the Garden on foot with one of our volunteer guides.

Tours meet at the Visitor Centre near the P1 car park.

Tour Times: Tours run most days at 11.30 am. Please call (02) 4567 3000 to check a tour is running on the day you plan on visiting.
Cost: Free.
Bookings: Not essential, but groups are limited in size to 15 people.

Garden Shuttle Tour

Jump on the Garden Shuttle and let our experienced guides provide you with 20-minute driving tour of the whole Garden.

Tours depart from outside the Visitor Centre near the P1 car park.

Tour Times: Tours run daily, check departure times at the Visitor Centre.
Cost: $8.50. Disability Pension card holders, Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Garden members and children under 5 are free.
Tickets: Tickets are available at the Visitor Centre.

For The Kids

The Garden's self-guided Treasure Quest leads children on a voyage of discovery and adventure across the Garden. Trek to the five stops, full of activities and clues, answer all the questions and you could win a prize!

Treasure Quest kits are available from the Visitor Centre for $7.50. This activity is best suited to children aged 6-13.

Group Tours

Group Tours

For groups of four (4) or more people, the Garden offers a personalised tours that take in all the sights and sounds of the Garden, highlighting our seasonal displays.

Tour Times: Tours run to your schedule, but must be organised at least two (2) weeks in advance.
Cost: $13.50 per person.
Bookings: Call (02) 4567 3000 and speak to our friendly staff to arrange your group tour.

Special Interest Groups

For special interest groups, the Garden has 90-minute tours hosted by one of our horticultural experts that can be tailored to suit the specific interests of the group. This can include proteaceae, conifers, any of our seasonal displays and more.

Tour Times: Tours run to your schedule, but must be organised at least two (2) weeks in advance.
Cost: $41.00 per person, with a minimum group size 10. For groups of less than 10 a minimum fee of $410 will be charged.
Bookings: Call (02) 4567 3000 and speak to our friendly staff to arrange your group tour.

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