Tours

Harry P. Leu Gardens offers group tours designed to enhance your overall experience of the gardens and the Leu House Museum, a restored turn-of-the century home listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Our guided tours are led by trained docents. There are two types of guided group tours:
1. Gardens only (approximately 1.5 hours)
2. Gardens and Leu House Museum (approximately 2 hours)

Reservations
Reservations are required at least three weeks in advance by calling the Education Department at 407.246.3621 or emailing linda.schmidt@cityoforlando.net. Please have date of the tour and number of people in the group. A confirmation and map will be emailed or mailed. Full payment must be made on the day of your tour. Payment may be made with a check, credit card or cash.

Adult Self-Guided Groups

10 people or more: $8 per person

  • Minimum group size 10 people
  • Reservations are required at least one week in advance. To receive a discount, call the Education Department at 407.246.3621 or email linda.schmidt@cityoforlando.net. Please have the date of the tour and the number of people in the group.
  • Full payment is due on the day of your tour. Advanced payment is accepted. Payment may be made with a check, credit card or cash.
  • Comfortable shoes and attire are suggested.
  • Free admission for group escort and bus driver
  • Free bus parking

Adult Group Guided TourTours

10 people or more: $12 per person

  • Minimum group size 10 people.
  • Reservations are required at least three weeks in advance by calling the Education Department at 407.246.3621 or emailing linda.schmidt@cityoforlando.net. Please have the date of the tour and the number of people in the group.
  • $25 non-refundable deposit fee is required and will be deducted from your total admission. Payment may be made with a check, credit card or cash. Upon receipt of your deposit, you will receive a confirmation.
  • No other discounts, coupons or Leu Gardens Guest Passes may be used. If your group consists of Leu Gardens members, they must also pay $12 per person due to the special nature of the tour.
  • Comfortable shoes and attire are suggested.
  • Free admission for group escort and bus driver
  • Free bus parking

School and Scout Tours

Our goal at Leu Gardens is to provide a fun and educational experience for school children during the school year complementing the State of Florida’s curriculum regarding plants and insects. We offer three types of tours for grades K-6 and two types of tours for grades 7-12.

School Year Tours

Tour 1: Self-Guided K-12

  • $2 for students and $8 for adults, with one free adult for every 7 to 10 children
  • Minimum group size 10
  • Free bus parking

Tour 2: Guided K-6

  • Tour 2 is a guided tour for small school groups of 10 to 29 in attendance. A guide will take the group through the gardens for a general tour of the main areas using science benchmarks for the appropriate grade level.
  • $3 for students and $10 for adults, with one free adult for every 7 to 10 children (approx. 1 hour)
  • A pre and post activities guide will be mailed with confirmation and map
  • Free bus parking

Tour 3:  Centers K-6

  • Tour 3 is for larger schools of 30 to 65 in attendance. Teachers must divide the children into small groups of no more than 15 per group. The groups will visit 3 areas in the gardens where a guide is stationed and takes them through that specified area using science benchmarks for the appropriate grade level. The guides will be in each center for 1.5 hours, but classes may stay in the Gardens longer and visit any other area.
  • $3 for students and $10 for adults, with one free adult for every 7 to 10 children
  • A pre and post activities guide will be mailed with confirmation
  • Free bus parking

Grades 7 – 12 Guided Tour

  • This is a guided tour of the gardens led by trained docents (approx. 1.5 hours).
  • $3 for students and $10 for adults, with one free adult for every 10 children
  • A minimum group size 10
  • Free bus parking

Children’s Summer Tourchildren's tour

  • This is a self-guided tour for children in K-12 grades during the summer, June through August
  • $3 for students and $10 for adults, with one free adult for every 10 children
  • Reservations are required 1 week in advance

Scout Tour

  • This is a guided tour of the gardens led by trained docents (approx. 1 hour)
  • $3 for students and $10 for adults, with one free adult for every 10 children
  • Upon request, tour may include a specific area of the Garden as needed to meet badge requirements.