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WildScapes Gardener's Tours

WildScapes Gardener's Tours (18+)

Calling all green thumbs (and aspiring green thumbs)! Discover the secrets of successful gardening in Calgary's unique climate zones during an exciting one-hour journey through the Dorothy Harvie Gardens with our experienced horticulture staff.

Be sure to join us for multiple tours because each week we will feature a new theme to expand your horticultural knowledge. These tours are limited to 20 people, so you'll want to secure your spot now! Learn more about WildScapes here.


June 22 WildScapes Tour
July 6 In Vivid Colour - making the most of annuals in your garden
July 20 A Breath of Fresh Air with Hardy Trees
August 3 Perfect Perennials
August 17 Planning a Pollinator Heaven
August 24 Close Encounters in the Butterfly Garden

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Ticket Price:

Adult: $50 + GST

Senior: $45 + GST

*Ticket price includes zoo admission.

Purchase more than three tour dates and save!

Get 10% off when you purchase three or more tours (per person), or 20% off when you purchase all six tours (per person). Engage and Inspire members are eligible for this discount on top of the member discount. Discounts are only applied when tours are purchased through Guest Relations. Please call Guest Relations at 403-232-9300 extension 2.

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Additional Booking Information:

• This tour is accessible for all mobilities. If you need to rent a wheelchair or powerchair – please contact the gift shop at 403-232-9300 ext. 5115 at least 24 hours before the event. These services will not be open during the event without a pre-booking.  

• Please dress for the weather, this event will be outdoors and will proceed rain or shine.

• Your ticket includes admission from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. so you can explore the zoo after your tour. Please note: your ticket only includes admission for one entry, so you cannot leave the zoo and come back in.