Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

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Guided tours

Explore the world of plants and the history of Sydney’s magnificent Royal Botanic Garden with one of our knowledgeable guides. All tours and walks depart from Information Booth outside the Garden Shop at the Palm Grove Centre.

Free volunteer guided walks

When: 10.30 am daily - 1.5 hours and 1 pm Monday to Friday (March-November only, except Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day) - 1 hour
Where: Walks depart from the Information Booth outside the Garden Shop at the Palm Grove Centre
Enquiries: ph. 9231 8134

Aboriginal heritage tours

Join one of our Aboriginal Education Officers for a journey of discovery. Uncover the Royal Botanic Garden's rich Aboriginal heritage, by exploring plant uses, culture, artefacts, and taste some bush foods.

When: 10 am Fridays - 1.5 hours (bookings essential)
Where: Tours depart from the Information Booth outside the Garden Shop at the Palm Grove Centre
Cost: see Guided Tour fees for 2014
Bookings and enquiries: ph. 9231 8134

Booked Aboriginal Heritage Tours are available Monday to Friday on request.

VIP specialised and general tours (international and interstate tour groups)

Experience a specialised tour catered to meet your needs and interests.

Where: Tours depart from Information Booth outside the Garden Shop at the Palm Grove Centre
Bookings: essential, ph. 9231 8134
Cost: see Guided Tour fees for 2014

Discounted group tours (local community groups)

Where: Tours depart from Information Booth outside the Gardens Shop at the Palm Grove Centre
Cost: see Guided Tour fees for 2014
Bookings and enquiries: ph. 9231 8304

Scenic tour of the Royal Botanic Garden

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Operates between the Botanic Garden Cafe and the Queen Elizabeth II Gate near the Sydney Opera House. Daily (weather permitting) every 30 minutes. Adults $10, children $5.

The Choo Choo Express is owned and operated under contract by Darren Judd: phone 0417 001 911.

Friends' tours

Want to travel with a great bunch of fellow plant enthusiasts? Or just get away for a while? The Foundation & Friends of the Botanic Gardens offer a range of exciting local and international tours.

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