Book a Guided Tour

Get the most out of your garden visit by booking a tour with our knowledgeable volunteer guides. Tours are offered from mid-May through to early October on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Times are available mid-morning and/or early afternoon. Pre-registration is required.

These tours are for individuals or small groups, with a maximum of 15 participants per tour. Tours will take place rain or shine so please wear appropriate clothing. Please note the terrain is uneven in some areas, with steps and slopes. Larger groups are welcome to book a private group tour separately upon request.

Fees: Adult $20, Senior (65+) $10, Students (12+) $10

If you have any questions or if you would like to book a private group tour, email

Tours Offerings

Toronto Botanical Garden and Edwards Gardens – A 90-minute tour including a guided walk through the beautiful themed gardens and a stroll into the beloved Edwards Gardens. You’ll learn about the history of these gardens and the beautiful selection of plants, pollinators, and ecological aspects.

Ravine Tour – A 90-minute tour including a guided walk through the Wilket Creek Ravine to discover the beauty and also the challenges faced by urban green spaces.

Health and Safety Guidelines

  • The Garden will follow Toronto Public Health guidelines that are in place at the time of the tour.
  • Pre-registration is required to ensure we can communicate any last-minute changes in the schedule and for contact tracing purposes.
  • Public washrooms and hand sanitizers are available onsite.

Every effort will be made to deliver tours as scheduled; however, they may be canceled due to inclement weather or last-minute changes (e.g. tour guide cancellation).

All proceeds from these tours support the Toronto Botanical Garden, a charitable organization.