The Explorer - Cranbourne Gardens


Discover the iconic Australian landscape on an open-air bus tour. From the Red Sand Garden, journey along the east coast of the Australian Garden and around the river bend before winding back through the Peppermint Garden, taking in the wonders of the native bush.

For private group bookings, please call 03 9252 2429 or email


Kids Explorer

Children ride FREE on the Kids Explorer Bus during the school holidays. Experience amazing sights, sounds and scents as you cruise through the Australian Garden on this tour designed especially for families.

Breathe in the fragrances of different eucalypt trees as you take in the colours of the landscape and find out why plants are so important for our planet.

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