Tours and Walks
Garden Shuttle Tour
Get on board the Garden Shuttle and take a 20 minute tour of the Garden.
Departs 11.00 am, 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm most days from outside the Visitor Centre.
$6 per person. Free for Disability Card holders, Foundation and Friends members and children 5 years and under.
Please purchase your ticket from the Visitor Information Desk in the Visitor Centre and present to the tour driver.
Free Guided Walks
Free volunteer guided walks are available most days at 11.30 am. Please call 02 4567 3000 to confirm a guide is available on the day of your visit.
Organised groups must pre-book. Our Garden experts offer a personalised sensory feast of the Garden's seasonal highlights.
Book now, phone (02) 4567 3000. Cost is $12 per person.
Special Interest Group Tours
These 1.5 hour tours are 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 can be tailored to 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.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Book now, phone (02) 4567 3000
Self-Guided iPod Audio Tour
Hire an iPod Touch in the Visitor Centre for $12 (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.
Children's Self-Guided Quests
Follow the map to find the five trail stops and enjoy fun hands-on activities to learn about some weird and amazing plants. Answer the quiz questions to solve the puzzle and win a prize! Quest changes seasonally
Collect your kit from the Visitor Centre.
Cost: $6.50 per person. Suitable for 6-13 years