The Choo Choo Express

Take a scenic train tour of the beautiful Royal Botanic Garden by Choo Choo Express.

The tour includes commentary which features the interesting aspects of the Gardens and the surrounding harbour.

The tours start and finish at the Queen Elizabeth II gate ( by the Opera House) 

4 stops:     

Stop 1 - The Tropical Centre/ Rose gardens
Stop 2 – The Woolloomooloo Gate/ Art Gallery
Stop 3 – Restaurant/ CafĂ©/ Gardens Shop/ Info centre
Stop 4 – Mrs Macquaries Point

You can hop off and on at any of our 4 stops once you have purchased your ticket which are sold at the Q.E.II gate.

Whilst prams cannot be taken on the Choo Choo Express, a pram-minding service is available at the Q.E.II Gate for all services except for the 4.30 pm service at no extra charge.


The Choo Choo Express operates daily every 30 minutes (does not run in wet weather) and takes 25 minutes.

October - April: first tour starts at 10.00 am, last tour starts at 4.30 pm.

May - September: First tour starts at 11.00 am, last tour starts at 4.00 pm.


Adult $10
Child (3 - 17 years) $5
Concession (Student/Australian Senior) $5