Fairchild is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with a group of friends or colleagues. Group tours provide a unique and collective experience for you and your friends. Group tours may include a Tram Tour, a Guided Walking Tour and a boxed or buffet-style lunch. For information or to make your reservations today, please contact Visitor Services and Guest Relations at 305-667-1651, ext. 3328. You may also email bbanks@fairchildgarden.org.

  • Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. 
  • Group Tours are for groups of 20 or more.
  • The group rate is $18 per person for groups of 20 or more; otherwise, $25 per person for groups fewer than 20
  • Booked groups receive priority, reserved seating and a 45 minute narrated tram tour.
  • Arrangements can be made for guided walking tours December through May.
  • Arrangements can be made for a special Children’s Tour.
  • The group escort and bus driver (if applicable) receive free admission.
  • A delicious boxed lunch is available at an additional cost.  To place your lunch order, please contact The Glasshouse Café by Le Basque at 305.669.1070 or 786.973.2898.
  • View the box lunch menu and order form.

Summer Camps Field Trips
Fairchild is the perfect place to book a summer camp field trip!  Campers will enjoy a private children’s tram tour of the Garden.  They can also check out butterflies up close in our Wings of the Tropics exhibit, walk through our incredible Edible Garden, and see scientists at work on the Million Orchid Project in our labs.

To book a summer camp field trip, please call 305.667.1651, x 3328. You may also email bbanks@fairchildgarden.org. Here is information that will help you plan your visit:

  • The field trip group rate is $7.00 per camper, with 1 adult chaperone free for every 5 paid children.  Additional adults are $12.00 each.
  • Admission includes a 45-minute private children’s tram tour of the Garden.  Afterwards, your group is free to enjoy the Garden unaccompanied.  We would be glad to recommend good areas to visit with children.
  • You may bring bag lunches to eat during your visit to the Garden.

Group Visits During Festivals 
We offer Group Tours during our exciting special events and festivals. Please note that Tram Tours may be suspended during events or festivals to ensure the safety of our guests. For information or to make your reservations today, please contact Visitor Services and Guest Relations at 305-667-1651, ext. 3328. You may also email bbanks@fairchildgarden.org.

  • Group Tours are for groups of 20 or more.
  • The group admission rate is $18 per person.
  • Reservations are required. 
  • We ask that you make arrangements for your visit at least two weeks in advance of your visit.
  • The group escort and bus driver (if applicable) receive free admission.
  • View the box lunch menu and order form.

Plants and People Horticultural Therapy Program 
Our Plants and People Horticultural Therapy Program is a unique experience for individuals living with Alzheimer's and for children with Autism. Specially curated programs provide a therapeutic and rejuvenating experience for caregivers and family members as well. Learn more...

Children's Groups and School Field Trips 
Learn more about our school programs that encourage children's group visits and school field trips. For additional information or to schedule a school visit or field trip, please contact Marilyn Caputo at 305-667-1651, ext. 3322 or mcaputo@fairchildgarden.org. 

Private Tours
Whether you’re new to Fairchild or a longtime Member, you can deepen your enjoyment of the Garden by taking an exclusive Private Tour. These informative docent-led tours are offered throughout the day and are available for individuals or small groups of up to seven guests in the comfort of our shuttle carts; larger groups are accommodated in our trams. Guests enjoy the Garden’s 83-acres for approximately 1 ½ hours with our expertly-trained and friendly volunteer docents. Afterwards, explore the Garden at your leisure. Lunch or afternoon tea is available at an additional fee. 

In order to provide your party with the best experience, we recommend booking your private tour three days prior to your visit. Depending on availability, we may accommodate any day-of bookings.  

Private Tour Pricing (Includes Garden Admission, Garden Exhibits, Wings of the Tropics Exhibit, Special Exhibits, and a Private Tour lasting approximately 1 ½ hours).

Up to groups of  5: $250
Up to groups of 7: $300
Groups larger than 7:  $500 (limit 20 guests)
Member Pricing (up to groups of 7): $125

To book a private tour, please contact us at bbanks@fairchildgarden.org or 305.667.1651 x 3328 at least 48 hours before your group visit.