Choose from either the Rainforest or Mediterranean Biome and enjoy a guided journey that’ll help you learn more about our plants and Biomes. 

Following the tour, you can join us for a complimentary drink in the Rainforest Biome.

What's on offer

Choose from...

Mediterranean Biome

10.30am, 90 mins 

Be inspired by the beauty and tranquillity of our Mediterranean Biome, as Mike leads you on an evocative journey through olives, herbs and citrus varieties. You’ll also explore the Mediterranean region of Western Australia, in our major new garden celebrating the unique and exotic flora to be found there – discover iconic grass trees, flamboyant kangaroo paws and the spectacle of everlastings flowering en masse.

Rainforest Biome 

2.30pm, 90 mins

Experience the largest rainforest in captivity as Mike takes you through the steamy jungle of Malaysia, West Africa and South America. You will get to experience the sights and smells of this unique Biome and be able to touch the plants and crops learning about how they provide us with foods, materials and medicines.

Followed by… 

Drinks reception 

4pm, Rainforest Biome

This is your chance to join us for a complimentary drink (one per person) and have an informal chat with Mike and others that took part in the tours and ask any further burning questions that you didn't get around to asking on the tour.  

Our general garden tours are also available throughout the year, and are hosted by members of the Eden Horticulture team, with seasonal tours during selected months. Find out more about our private guided tours

More about Mike

Dr Mike Maunder

Mike trained in horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and studied plant systematics at the University of Reading with a PhD in conservation genetics. Throughout his career, he’s worked with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The National Tropical Botanical Garden, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Florida International University, with extensive experience in the Caribbean, Sub Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

At Eden, Mike has responsibility for Eden’s horticulture, science and professional training, including Eden’s dynamic horticultural exhibits.

Learn more about Dr Mike Maunder.

How to book 

Book one of our exclusive tours – with just 12 spaces on each – online. Please note that you will need a valid Eden form of admission as well (such as an entry ticket, Membership, Locals' Pass or Annual Pass.)

Or alternatively, please contact our Box Office team on or on 01726 811972.