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Guided Tours Roma Street Parkland

Guided tours

Join one of our experienced and knowledgeable volunteers on a one-hour guided tour of Roma Street Parkland. The best part? It’s completely free. 

Visitors can select from the themed guided tours listed below. Pre-registration is required for all our guided tours, please click on the relevant date below to book your tour on the Eventbrite website.

Bush Tucker and the Rainforest 

As you are guided through the Rainforest, you will learn about the incredibly diverse range of edible fruits, roots, nuts, seeds and leaves which grow naturally in the Australian bush. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Eventbrite website. 

Tuesday 12 October 2021 - Bush Tucker and the Rainforest

Tuesday 19 October 2021 - Bush Tucker and the Rainforest

Bush Tucker Experience

Following the Bush Tucker and the Rainforest tour detailed above, guests are invited to delight in a Bush Tucker inspired high tea at The Garden Room Café, which incorporates, and celebrates, native Australian foods, along with a boutique selection of loose leaf native Australian tea. Please note the Bush Tucker Experience is a ticketed, paid event which includes the tour and high tea. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Oztix website.

Sunday 10 October 2021 – Bush Tucker Experience

Saturday 30 October 2021 – Bush Tucker Experience

20 years of Roma Street Parkland

Hear about the fascinating design evolution and history of the Parkland since it opened in April 2001. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Eventbrite website.

Wednesday 6 October 2021 - 20 years of Roma Street Parkland

Friday 8 October 2021 - 20 years of Roma Street Parkland

Sunday 24 October 2021 - 20 years of Roma Street Parkland

Tuesday 26 October 2021 - 20 years of Roma Street Parkland

Spectacle Garden in Colin Campbell Place

Discover the unique, sub-tropical flora and fauna, winding through this horticultural showcase. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Eventbrite website.

Friday 1 October 2021 - Spectacle Garden in Colin Campbell Place

Tuesday 5 October 2021 - Spectacle Garden in Colin Campbell Place 

Albert Park – 1877 - 2001

Learn how the upper Parkland has changed over the past 145 years. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Eventbrite website.

Tuesday 28 September 2021 - Albert Park

Friday 15 October 2021 - Albert Park

Friday 22 October 2021 - Albert Park

Art in the Park

Discover the fascinating story behind each of Roma Street Parkland’s commissioned artworks. If you would like to go on this tour please click on the relevant date below to book on the Eventbrite website.

Wednesday 29 September 2021 - Art in the Park

Wednesday 13 October 2021 - Art in the Park

Wednesday 20 October 2021 - Art in the Park

Friday 29 October 2021 - Art in the Park

Self-guided tours

If you’re an independent explorer or you simply want some flexibility around your visiting times, why not take yourself on a self-guided tour of Roma Street Parkland?

Head to the Information Booth at The Hub and collect a special self-guided map which will take you on a journey around the parkland showcasing what is in flower. 

Group bookings*

Roma Street Parkland’s knowledgeable volunteer guides can also be booked for private group tours. Groups can reserve Celebration Vista, our group meeting point fitted with a kitchenette, picnic tables and seating to enjoy morning or afternoon tea before or after your tour, and tour coach parking can also be arranged for the duration of your visit.  

Groups can also make a booking at The Garden Room, our onsite café. Visit The Garden Room website for more details or to make a booking.  

To book your guided group tour, please complete our booking form and email it to [email protected] at least one week prior to your proposed visit. Please note, we require 24 hours’ notice to cancel your visit. Call 1300 137 468 as soon as possible, if you need to cancel.

*please note group bookings for September 2021 are now full, bookings are however being taken for groups in October and November 2021.