Group Experiences


Group Garden Experience
Visiting the Botanical Gardens with a group or bus tour with 15 or more people?
Reserve a group experience that follows social distancing guidelines. Your group will receive a specific time slot to visit the Botanical Gardens to ensure a limited number of visitors is inside the Botanical Gardens at the time of your visit.  One of our team members will meet and greet your group when you arrive and will provide walking tour booklets with in-depth details about our amazing plant collection for each member of your group. Our team will ensure your reservation and visit goes smoothly!  For more information, please contact the Education Department at 716.827.1584 ext. 730 or email education@buffalogardens.com

Guided Group Garden Experience
Groups can add to their reservation by requesting one of our knowledgeable docents/staff members to be available at a visitor stopping point inside the Botanical Gardens.  Our docents/staff members will provide more in-depth information and answer questions about our plant collection and historic landmark.  One of our team members will meet and greet your group when you arrive and will provide walking tour booklets with in-depth details about our amazing plant collection for each member of your group and show you where you will find your docents/staff members. 

Each added docent/staff member - $20 each 

We recommend one docent/staff member per every 40 participants  


Group Experience Reservations 

A minimum of 15 participants is required.
Reservations for either group option are required and must be made at least three weeks in advance.
Rates per person:
$12.50 Adults
$11 Seniors (62+)
$11 Students (13+ with ID)
$7 Kids 3-12
Kids 2 and under are free
Garden Members are free

Guided Group Garden Experience: 
Add $20 per docent/staff member per 40 participants

Group visits during normal business hours 10am-4pm please contact:
education@buffalogardens.com or 716.827.1584 ext. 730  

Group visits outside of our normal business hours please contact:
events@buffalogardens.com or 716.827.1584 ext. 220 

 

Discovery Visits 

For schools, daycares, camps, scouts and other student groups (Pre-K-12). Your group will receive a specific time slot to visit the Botanical Gardens to ensure a limited number of visitors is inside the Botanical Gardens at the time of your visit.  One of our team members will meet and greet your group when you arrive and will provide a fun scavenger hunt so each participant can explore the Botanical Gardens in small groups or on their own. 

Rates per person:
$12.50 Adult
$11 Students (13+ with ID)
$7 Kids 3-12
One free adult is admitted per every 5 students 

Our team will ensure your reservation and visit go smoothly!
This experience is only available by reservation during our normal operating hours, 10am-4pm.  

Discovery Visit Reservations 

A minimum of 15 participants is required.
Reservations must be made up at least a week in advance of your planned visit.
For reservations please contact: education@buffalogardens.com or 716.827.1584 ext. 730

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