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Kew Explorer

The Kew Explorer is a hop-on/hop-off land train which offers a 40-minute driver-guided tour of the Gardens. The perfect introduction to Kew!
Kew Explorer land train
Take a ride on the Kew Explorer land train

Tickets are valid for the whole day and you can hop on or off at any of the seven stops around the Gardens.

Prices and advance booking for groups

Until 31 March 2015

  • Adults and concessions - £3.50 when purchased with your pre-paid group booking (£4.50 on the day)
  • Children (aged 16 and under) - £1.00 with your pre-paid group booking (£1.50 on the day)

1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

  • Adults and concessions - £3.50 when purchased with your pre-paid group booking (£4.50 on the day)
  • Children (aged 16 and under) - £1.50 (no pre-paid discount)

The Kew Explorer is also available for private hire. For more information or to make a booking, please call 020 8332 5648.

Private and guided tours

Our award-winning guides offer private tours on a variety of themes including 'An Introduction to Kew', 'Seasonal Highlights' and 'Tapestry of Trees'.  Bespoke tours can also be arranged by contacting our tours coordinator.

Guided tours for groups

Our award-winning volunteer guides offer visitors the chance to learn about the fascinating history of the Gardens and to discover more about the flora.

Price for a guided tour at Kew Gardens £50 per 15 people until 31 March 3015.
From 1 April 2015, the price for a guided tour at Kew Gardens is £4 per person with a minimum charge for any group of £60.

The guided tour must be booked before your visit. To book please either:

  • Download and return our group booking form above
  • Call 020 8332 5604 to talk to our guided tour coordinator
  • Email tours@kew.org