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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

Your students will love this opportunity to meet the Royal Botanic Garden’s scientists and go behind-the-scenes to discover the secrets of the oldest scientific institution in Australia.




Learning Centre
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


2 hours


Click here. Minimum charges apply. Discounts apply for full day programs!

Find out how real scientists are working to ensure our future through a living laboratory.

​Tertiary visits can be arranged  to give insight into the behind the scenes of the Botanic Gardens. These visits provide a unique opportunity for students to see how science and horticulture operates at the oldest scientific institution in Australia. Students will meet with experts and gain first hand knowledge of scientific and horticultural practice.

PlantClinic and Nursery 

Engage with plant science up close in this exciting opportunity to engage with plant pathologists and horticulturalists. Meet our PlantClinic scientists who are solving issues with plant diseases in threatened communities. Visit our unique plant nursery and ask questions of our horticultural staff in this behind-the-scenes tour

Students will:
  • Experience an educator-led session on plant disease using our outdoor interpretive space
  • Visit the plant pathology labs and see how scientists are protecting our plants 
  • Visit the nursery and see horticulture in action and learn more about the techniques involved in raising and propagating plants.
We would like to acknowledge the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation within Sydney and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.