A guided tour is one of the very best ways to enjoy Eastwoodhill, discover new and amazing facts about the national arboretum and the 25,000 plants and trees it contains.
Tours must be booked prior to arrival. To book or for more information, please contact Eastwoodhill.
Eastwoodhill offers a range of guided tours to suit all visitors abilities and interests.
Guided tours take about one hour, and can be adjusted to accommodate your schedule. But, we encourage you to allow extra time to enjoy the gardens and grounds after the guided tour.
Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate attire is highly recommended to best enjoy the arboretum and gardens.
All guided tours must be booked in advance through the Eastwoodhill Visitor Centre, or by contacting Eastwoodhill.
Groups of 12 or more people will receive a group rate. Complimentary admission is extended to one group leader or tour manager, and the motor coach driver.
Complement your tour with gourmet box lunches, a buffet lunch or tea at the Douglas Cook Centre overlooking the arboretum or in the Homestead Garden. Catering and prices are available upon request.
Walking tours of the arboretum take approximately an hour, and a minimum of four people on these tour is ideal. However if you would like to take a tour with less people, please talk to the staff in the Visitor Centre or contact Eastwoodhill.
Curator's botanical tour
Duration: 1 hr
A tour with the curator of Eastwoodhill, viewing some of the special flora and fauna in the arboretum.
$15 plus entry fee per person (minimum charge $60).
Highly recommended for senior citizen groups, visitors with restricted mobility and those on a tight schedule. The jeep is able to seat up to 12 people comfortably, and will take you on a personalised and scenic tour of the arboretum.
Tours take up to an hour and must be booked in advance.
The jeep tour costs an additional $15 per person and is a fantastic way to see a large amount of the arboretum with minimum of exertion. Minimum of 4 people or $60.
To book a tour or for more information, please contact Eastwoodhill.