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Guided Tours

For an in-depth look at our gardens, consider booking a guided tour for your group led by one of our trained docents.

  • 15 people or more: $10 per adult / $8 per senior (62+) / $4 per student (age 2-11)
  • Minimum group size 15 people.
  • Group Discount: Self-guided groups of 15+ people are eligible for a group discount of $1 off general admission. Groups must book in advance and pay in one lump sum.
  • Docent-led tours are 1-1.5 hours long and are no extra charge beyond our regular admission prices:  
    General Admission: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors (62+), $4/Children (age 2-11)
  • Tours are interactive, age appropriate, and include the rich history of our site (over 100 years!) as well as in fascinating details about our tropical plants and animals.
  • School/Camp Field Trips: Tours are designed for ages 5 and up, but can be adapted for younger students. Teachers find that a visit to Sunken Gardens aligns very well with Florida’s science and social studies curriculum standards. Reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance by calling the Education Department 727-551-3149 or email jennifer.tyson@stpete.org. Please have the date of the tour and number of people in the group.  Tours must be confirmed by a staff member prior to visit to ensure a docent-led tour. More details here.

  • Reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance by calling the Education Department 727-551-3149 or email jennifer.tyson@stpete.org. Please have the date of the tour and number of people in the group.  Tours must be confirmed by a staff member prior to visit to ensure a docent led tour.
  • Full payment may be made in advance or due on the day of your tour.
  • No other discounts, coupons, or Sunken Gardens' Guest Passes can be used. If your group consists of Sunken Gardens' members, they must also pay $10 or $8 per person due to the special nature of the tour.
  • Comfortable shoes and attire are suggested.
  • Free admission for group escort and bus driver.
  • Free bus parking
  • Lunch arrangements may be made with Carrabba's, Panera Bread or Outback Steakhouse all within walking distance.

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St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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