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Public Tours

Enjoy a 90-minute walking tour with a Garden Docent and see what's blooming!

Visit our Event Calendar to register for our next available Botanical Garden Public Tour. These tours are free and included with the price of admission. 

When you arrive, look for the "Free Public Tour" sign at the Main Gate.

Parties of 8 or more are asked to schedule a private tour - learn more below.

Private Tours

Adult groups of 8 or more may schedule a private tour.

Maximum group size of 36.

Gardens of Golden Gate Park Members: $20 per person

Non-members: $30 per person

College & University Classes: FREE, pending availability

Tour fee includes admission

Requests must be made at least 4 weeks in advance.

Booking is currently available for October through December 2023.

Please fill out this form to request a tour.


Note: Are you interested in joining us with a student group? Regardless of the age, grade, or size of your group, we are excited to welcome you to the Gardens free of charge for a self-guided visit. Learn more and schedule your visit here 

More information to book a private tour for:

Conservatory of Flowers

Japanese Tea Garden 

(provided by City Guides)

Private Tours

School Groups

Visiting with a School Group?

Learn more and complete a form before your visit here

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