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Tours and trails

The Garden is the perfect place to lose yourself, reconnect with nature and enjoy its beauty and serenity. Download a copy of our visitor brochure/map to see where each trail starts and finishes.

Free Guided Walks

Free guided tours are available every Tuesday departing at 10.30am (except Christmas Day) from the car park of Shepherds Hill Road.

For more information or to organise special interest or private walks visit the Friends of the Botanic Gardens website.

Please note all guided walks are cancelled on days forecast to reach 36 degrees or more.

Be COVIDSafe

The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff remains our highest priority and we have implemented new COVID-19 compliant protocols to offer a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants, whilst minimising the risk of COVID-19.

Measures include:

  • Small group sizes to ensure physical distancing can be adhered to
  • Participants and guides must maintain physical distance (1.5m)
  • Participants and guides must practise good hygiene before, during and after sessions
  • Participants must not attend if they are unwell and/or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms

For more information and updates on the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see LATEST NEWS.

Walking Trails

Recent posts

Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.