Tours and Walks

Aboriginal Heritage Tour

Learn the richly diverse history and culture of the Aboriginal people of the Sydney region with an Aboriginal guide in the heart of the city. Uncover the Royal Botanic Garden's rich Aboriginal heritage by exploring plant uses, culture, artefacts and tasting some bush foods.

The tour is offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 10 am. For more information and to book, please click here.

200th Birthday History and Heritage Walk

Join staff and our passionate volunteer guides as they take you on a journey through the first  200 years of our history as a Botanic Garden by the Harbour.

This 1.5 hour wander through the oldest Botanic Garden in the country is held every Wednesday from 11 am and booking is essential

Free Volunteer-Guided Walks

Join our volunteer guides for a free 1.5 hour walk, departing from the Information Booth outside the Garden Shop at 10:30 am, 7 days a week. An additional one hour walk takes place at 1pm Monday to Friday, except during the Summer Months, December, January and February

For organised groups, bookings are essential and fees apply. Please phone 92318317 or email:

The Top Ten

If you have an hour or so to explore the Garden, make sure you tick off the top ten! Click here for details.