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Thank you for your interest in our school excursions at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Full day special offer: Book your group into two lessons in the one day to receive big discounts! *To view rates see here. **Terms and Conditions apply.

The submission of this form is a formal request for a booking on the dates and times specified, subject to availability.

If you do not wish to make a booking please send your queries to programs.info@bgcp.nsw.gov.au

Explore a world of colour and light with inBLOOM at The Calyx!

This new floral exhibition allows students to immerse themselves in a spectrum of visible delights surrounded by flowers of every colour and beyond. inBLOOM has over 20,000 plants and one of the largest indoor green walls in Australia.

Every flower is a machine designed for reproduction and survival. Competing for attention, they signal brazenly using colour, shape and scent. Explore the unique adaptations of flowers that enable them to stand out in a gorgeous crowd and the design and production of one of the most spectacular vertical gardens to be found!

You may like to download the inBLOOM Digital Resources to support your students engagement with Living World content pre, post and during your visit.


Stages ES1 - 3


The Calyx
There are three options to visit The Calyx with your class:
Option 1 – Choose a school excursion that already includes a tour and activities in The Calyx (Primary only)

Cost: Included in excursion booking (Primary only)
Bookings essential: Click the "Book Now" link and choose a primary school lesson which includes “The Calyx” in the title.

Option 2 - Add a 30 minute guided tour to your existing school excursion (Primary or Secondary)

Cost: $100 per class
Bookings essential: Choose “YES - $100 guided” in your excursion application form. Includes an introduction and interpretation by a Botanic Gardens Educator (Primary or Secondary). Only available if you are also booking a school excursion with us.

Option 3 - Self-guided: Walk through the exhibition with your students, pointing out fun facts as provided on a self-guided information sheet (Primary or Secondary).

Cost: Free. Donation requested upon entry.
Bookings essential: Choose “Calyx Tour only – free self-guided” in your excursion application form. Fact sheet provided on booking.

Questions? Please contact us on programs.info@bgcp.nsw.gov.au

Sustainable Development Goals

Through our education programs we aim to 
•    ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning (SDG 4)
•    demonstrate actions that work towards making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable (SDG 11)
•    inform and empower students to preserve our forests and halt biodiversity loss (SDG 15)

Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals we promote prosperity for the whole community, while protecting our planet for future generations.


We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney andpay our respect to Elders past, present and future.