Group Programs

Spend an afternoon at Fairchild with a group of friends or colleagues. Our group tours provide a unique South Florida experience and may include a Tram Tour, a Guided Walk, and a boxed or buffet-style lunch. For information or to make a reservation, call Visitor Services and Guest Relations at 305.667.1651, ext. 3388, or email visitorservices@fairchildgarden.org. You can also request a tour using our online form.

  • Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. 
  • Group Tours are for groups of 20 or more.
  • Rates are $25 per person, or $18 per person for groups of 20 guests or more..
  • Booked groups receive priority reserved seating and a 45-minute narrated Tram Tour.
  • Arrangements for Guided Walking Tours can be made December through May.
  • Need a special Children’s Tour? Just ask!
  • Your 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, contact The Glasshouse Café by Le Basque at 305.669.1070 or 786.973.2898.

Summer Camps Field Trips

Bring your campers to Fairchild for a fun and educational summer camp field trip! In addition to a special children’s Tram Tour of the Garden, campers can see butterflies up close in our Wings of the Tropics exhibit, walk through our incredible Edible Garden, and watch scientists at work on the Million Orchid Project in our labs.

To book a summer camp field trip, call 305.667.1651, ext. 3388, or email visitorservices@fairchildgarden.org

  • The field trip group rate is $7 per camper, with one adult chaperone free for every five campers. Admission for additional adults is $12 per person.
  • Admission includes a 45-minute private children’s Tram Tour of the Garden. Afterward, your group is free to enjoy the Garden on their own. We can gladly recommend the best areas to visit with children.
  • Bag lunches are welcome.

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 reservations, call Visitor Services and Guest Relations at 305.667.1651, ext. 3388, or email visitorservices@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.

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.

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.

  • Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. 
  • Group Tours are for groups of 20 guests or more.
  • Rates are $25 per person, or $18 per person for groups of 20 guests or more. 
  • Your group escort and bus driver (if applicable) receive free admission.

Plants and People Horticultural Therapy Program

Our Plants and People Horticultural Therapy Program is a unique experience for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and for children with autism spectrum disorder. Specially curated programs provide a therapeutic and rejuvenating experience for caregivers and family members as well.

Children’s Groups and School Field Trips

Learn more about our school programs that encourage childrens’ group visits and school field trips. For additional information or to schedule a school visit or field trip, call Marilyn Caputo at 305.667.1651, ext. 3322, or email mcaputo@fairchildgarden.org.

Private Tours

Enhance your experience  in the Garden by taking an exclusive Private Tour! Whether you’re new to Fairchild or a longtime Member, 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 sprawling 83 acres for approximately 1 ½ hours with our expertly trained and friendly volunteer docents. Afterward, explore the Garden at your leisure. Lunch or afternoon tea is available for an additional fee. 

To provide your party with the best experience, we recommend booking your private tour at least three days prior to your visit. Depending on availability, we may accommodate 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).

Groups of up to five guests: $250
Groups of up to seven guests:  $300
Groups of more than seven guests:  $500 (limit 20 guests)
Member Pricing (groups of up to seven guests): $125

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