Tours & Walks

Garden Shuttle Tour

Take a 20-minute tour in the Garden Shuttle.  Purchase tickets and view departure times at the Visitors Centre where the shuttle also leaves from or call 02 4567 3000 to see if there is a tour on the day you plan to visit.

Tours are $6.50 and free for Disability Pension Card holders, Foundation and Friends members and children 5 years.

Free Guided Walks

Take a walk with one of our Volunteer Guides to learn about the faciniating history of the Garden and see what's looking good.  Tours leave most days at 11.30am - see times at the Vistors Centre or call 02 4567 3000 to see if there is a tour on the day you plan to visit.  Groups are limited to fifteen people.  For groups of more than four people please see information below regarding 'Group Tours'.

Group Tours

Organised groups must pre-book (Four people or more). Our Garden experts offer a personalised sensory feast of the Garden's seasonal highlights.

$12.50 per person.  To book phone 02 4567 3000.

Special Interest Group Tours

We run a program of special tours thoughout the year from Night Walks to Aboriginal history tours, Bird Walks and Bee Workshops - visit What's On to find out more.

Or for special interest groups we run 1.5 hour tours with an experienced guide with specialised horticultural knowledge. Tour content can be tailored to the interests of the group, for example proteaceae or conifers, or seasonal displays in the Garden.

When: Any day at a time to suit. All tours must be pre-booked at least two weeks ahead.

Cost: $36.50 pp. $275 minimum tour cost. $16.50 student/child.  To discuss and book phone 02 4567 3000

Children's Self-Guided Tours


Download our FREE app and go on a hunt to find six Virtual Reality full size dinosaurs and megafauna in the Garden.

You can also take the dinos home in your pocket wtih our Collector Cards for $6.00 at the Visitors Centre.


It’s the Garden’s birthday and we are celebrating with a super-fun party-themed adventure.  Discover the plants and animals in the Garden, some unexpected links to games, party-food and more!

Find the five stops with fun activities to complete and clues to collect, solve the puzzle and win a birthday present from the Garden.

Collect your kit from the Visitor Centre.

Cost: $7.00 per child. Suitable for 6-13 years.


Self-Guided iPod Audio Tour

Hire an iPod Touch in the Visitor Centre for $12.50 (plus deposit or driver's licence required) and choose from one of these self-guided digital audio tours:

The 'Yenmara Bembulra Darug' walk will take you through native bush, passing plants that have been used by the traditional owners of Mount Tomah, the Darug, for thousands of years. 

The 'Botanic Tales Trail' tells the story of botany. From early explorers to present day botanists, this trail will take you on a journey to explore what connects our Garden with the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.