School Visits

We are currently taking bookings for our digital school programs only. Click here to find out more.

An excursion to Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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 Victoria's Melbourne and Cranbourne sites.

To book, please contact Education Services:

T: (03) 9252 2358 or
E: education services

Meeting Point

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