Horticulture tour with Dr Mike Maunder
- 23 September
- Choose from a Rainforest or Mediterranean tour
- £20 pp per tour, including post-tour drinks reception (Eden admission required)
- Limited to 12 people per tour
Join us on 23 September for a very special horticulture tour, led by our Head of Life Sciences and board director of the Eden Project, Dr Mike Maunder, followed by a complimentary drink.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01726 811972.