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Group Tours

Group Tours at the Gardens

If you are a Group Tour Operator interested in RBG please let us know how we can help you!

Guided Tours Available for Groups of 15+

Our two-hour guided tours open the world of Royal Botanical Gardens to even the most frequent visitor. Our knowledgeable volunteers take your group of 15 or more on a relaxed and pleasurable journey where you learn about the rich history, gardens and trails that make Royal Botanical Gardens so special.

Best in Bloom

RBG’s five display gardens offer visitors an unparalleled sensory experience for every season. Whether your group are gardening experts or simply appreciates nature’s beauty, a trip to the Gardens is a dream come true.

Bloom Calendar

Drop-In Activities & Tours

Do you have a smaller group, but still want to join us for a guided tour of the gardens?

Join our nature interpreters daily during bloom season (mid-May through August) for pre-determined guided tours of our key collections and areas of interest! Tour topics and locations vary throughout the summer; find a schedule and more information before your visit on the events calendar. These discovery tours are included in your Garden Admission or Membership.


Our on-site caterer provides delicious and eclectic menu options with a focus on locally sourced ingredients that are sure to make your tour lunch one to remember.

Request a Tour

The form is a request only. Submission of the form does not imply a reservation/booking. RBG Group Tours will contact you with confirmation of your booking.

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There are no refunds for any guest(s) cancellations or no-shows on the day of the scheduled tour. Tours may be cancelled and/or postponed by the Gardens due to inclement weather and an alternate visit date is scheduled. If you must cancel your group tour visit, please email and allow 15 working days to receive your refund.

Group Guidelines

Upon arrival, your group leader must check in with RBG Centre staff to confirm guest count for the day and receive group stamp. If your group is larger than 15 people, your group will be divided accordingly, in order to maximize the visitor experience. It is recommended that guests wear appropriate shoes and clothing for active outdoor walking.