Garden Tours
Garden Tours

Garden Tours

Garden Tours

Highlights Tours

Offered at 11 a.m. every day from May 1 through October 31 weekend. No reservations are required, and there is no charge except regular Gardens admission. To take part in this enriching experience, simply meet your guide by the Saxon Fireplace in the Visitor Center and enjoy the walk.

Native Plant Tour

Tour the cultivated native plants in our collection. Offered at 1:00 p.m. every Thursday from May 5 through October 31 weekend. No reservations are required, and there is no charge except regular Gardens admission. To take part in this enriching experience, simply meet your guide by the Saxon Fireplace in the Visitor Center and enjoy the walk.

Rare and Extraordinary Plants Tour

Tour the rare and extraordinary plants in our collection. Offered at 1:00 p.m. every Saturday from May 7 through October 31 weekend. No reservations are required, and there is no charge except regular Gardens admission. To take part in this enriching experience, simply meet your guide by the Saxon Fireplace in the Visitor Center and enjoy the walk.

Accessible Cart Tours

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens offers one-hour tours on our quiet electric cart, led by trained Gardens docents rain or shine. The cart can accommodate up to five passengers. These tours are a wonderful opportunity for those who may not otherwise be able to experience the full extent of our gardens and trails.
Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., from May 1 through October 31. The fee for the tour is $10 per person, save on Wednesdays when the tours are free. Deposit will be held on free Wednesday tours to be returned upon arrival for the tour.
Admission to the Gardens is not included and should be paid at the Front Desk upon arrival. Tours must be booked one week in advance.

Private Cart Tour

The charge is $50 for one to a maximum five passengers. These private tours run at either 9:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and must be booked at least one week in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are required at least one week prior to your visit for both paid and free Accessible Cart Tours. Payment should be made in advance by either check or credit card. The Gardens’ regular cancellation policy (48 hours notice for a refund) applies; for the free tours, we request the same notice. To sign up, call Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens at (207) 633-8000 or book online.


Accessible Cart Tours

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens offers one-hour tours on our quiet electric cart, led by trained Gardens docents, rain or shine. The cart can accommodate up to five passengers. These tours are a wonderful opportunity for those who may not otherwise be able to experience the full extent of our gardens and trails.

Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., from May 1 through October 31. The fee for the tour is $10 per person, save on Wednesdays when the tours are free (a $10 discount for Wednesday tours will be applied on the billing page when you check out).

Admission to the Gardens is not included and should be paid at the Front Desk upon arrival. Tours must be booked one week in advance.