School Visits

An excursion to the Royal Botanic Gardens offers an excellent opportunity for students of all ages to further their understanding of environmental and related issues in an attractive, safe and stimulating outdoor setting.

Strategic curriculum based programs have been developed by the Gardens' Education Service to assist teachers and provide an enjoyable and valuable learning experience for students from pre school to tertiary levels. To learn more and make a booking explore our Education section.

Each Education program:

  • is designed to support teachers in achieving the Victorian Essential Learning Standards.
  • is lead by a Royal Botanic Gardens Education Officer.
  • provides for school groups at the Melbourne as well as the Cranbourne sites.
  • can also be adapted to suit individual class needs.

How to get here

Bus parking is available along Birdwood Ave
Individual 3 hour metered parking
Trams are available from St. Kilda Rd and Domain Rd.

Bookings and further information

Visit the Learn section of this site to find out more about education programs at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and Cranbourne.

To book, please contact Education Services on (03) 9252 2358 or
email education services

Meeting Point

Education Entrance at Observatory Gate, Birdwood Ave.
(Melway ref. 2F K12)