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Explore the landscaped grounds of Crathes Castle in Scotland with Botanica World Discoveries.
Visit Anzac Cove on your tour of Gallipoli with Botanica.
Discover ancient Japanese gardens during Cherry Blossom season when Botanica World Discoveries' garden tour takes you to Japan.

These tours and cruises provide enriching experiences of each region’s unique history. Learn from our local guides, marvel at iconic architecture and visit world-renowned historic sites.


Immerse yourself in rich culture and history while abroad your Botanica World Discoveries tour.

Hear about the Kings and Queens of Europe, and see the battlefields of historical significance. In North America, discover the influential people that shaped the continent. In Japan, unveil the fascinating culture of the Samurai’s.  In Australia and New Zealand learn about the history of the settlers and the people who have worked the land. 


Asia

6 Day Singapore Garden Festival - Visit the famous Singapore Garden Festival and newly opened Gardens by the Bay. See exclusive private gardens and have time to explore this cosmopolitan city. Find out more here.

13 day Chinese Gardens, History & Culture Cruise from Shanghai to Beijing - See the iconic sights of China and visit fascinating ancient gardens and modern architecture. Admire the lush scenery along the banks of the Yangzi river. Find out more here.

14 Day Japanese & South Korean Spring Gardens Cruise from Tokyo to Kyoto - Cruise the coastline of Japan and South Korea. Enjoy bursts of colour from magnificent tree peonies and peach blossoms in the first flourish of Spring time.  Find out more here.

12 Day Cherry Blossoms in Japan & South Korea Cruise - Venture along the historic shores of Japan & South Korea, exploring ancient castles, peaceful Japanese gardens and opulent temples in cherry blossom time. Find out more here.

Australia

Victoria 

5 Day Mothers Day, Melbourne & Mt Macedon in Autumn from Melbourne to Melbourne - Immerse yourself in the culture and grandeur of Melbourne and its leading gardens. Visit the beautiful Dandenongs in autumn colour. Find out more here. 

8 Day Melbourne Flower Show & Gardens of the North East from Melbourne to Melbourne - Discover Melbourne and its picturesque surrounds, visit private gardens and enjoy the famous Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show. Then travel to beautiful north-eastern Victoria to explore Bright, Beechworth and Milawa. Find out more here.

7 Day Victorian Homesteads & Mansions from Melbourne to Melbourne - Explore Victorian homesteads, beautiful private gardens and stately mansions; combine with the spectacular scenery of the Grampians and the Great Ocean Road. Find out more here.

New South Wales

8 Day NSW Floriade, Tulips & Private Gardens from Sydney to Sydney - Take in the delights of the Southern Highlands gardens, the Bowral Tulip Festival, Canberra’s sights and enjoy the splendor of Floriade as well as the majesty of the Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley Gardens. Find out more here.

Tasmania

7 Day Private Gardens & Taste of Tasmania - Tour Tasmania’s quaint historic villages, sample delicious Tasmanian fare, plus visit unique private gardens not normally open to individual visitors on this leisurely tour.  Find out more here.

Western Australia

10 Day WA Wildflowers & Private Gardens from Perth to Perth - Explore nature’s garden, rare and spectacular wildflowers and delightful private gardens, plus some of the iconic sights of south Western Australia. Find out more here.

South Australia

7 Day SA Wine, Roses & Gardens & Art - Combining Adelaide - the 'City of Churches' - and the world-renowned Barossa Valley as well as the attractions of the Adelaide Hills. Find out more here.

Queensland

7 Day Far North Tropical Gardens & Food Plants - Explore the Spanish dream garden of Paronella Park, the Daintree Rainforest and discover rare and unusual food plants. Find out more here.

7 Day Queensland Garden Festival & Private Gardens - Visit exclusive private gardens, many owned by Botanica Club members, on this special tour. S pend time at the highly acclaimed Queensland Garden Expo. Find out more here.

Europe & UK

9 Day Chelsea Flower Show, UK & Welsh Gardens  from London to London - Discover England’s iconic gardens, castles and the beautiful English and Welsh countryside in spring as well as the world famous Chelsea Flower Show. Find out more here.

11 Day British Isles, Castles, Gardens, History & Birdlife Cruise from London to Edinburgh - A unique opportunity to explore the coastline of the British Isles, where larger ships can’t go. Enjoy the adventure of zodiac landings to visit remote destinations. Find out more here.

14 Day Spring Wildflowers of the Italian Lakes, Slovenia & Croatian Islands Cruise - Cruise the stunning Dalmatian Coast full of beautiful lakes and waterfalls. Explore the floral richness of the Slovenian mountains. Find out more here.

6 Day Castles, Clans, Gardens of Highlands - Feel the life of the clans (Macleod, Donald & Campbell) come alive in these castle ruins and grand estates. Find out more here.

6 Day Gardens of Devon, Somerset, Cornwall & Chelsea Flower Show - With a Botanical Guide in a small group experiencing the famous Chelsea Flower Show before visiting some stunning private gardens in Devon, Somerset and Cornwall whilst being based in the Dartmoor area. Find out more here.

16 Day Gardens of Devon, Somerset & Cornwall with a British Isles Cruise - Visit some stunning private gardens in Devon, Somerset and Cornwall. Experience the famous Chelsea Flower Show before boarding your privately chartered small coastal ship. Find out more here.

23 Day British Isles, Scottish Gardens & The Norwegian Coast - History, gardens, castles, birdlife and architecture along with stunning scenery all combined with personalised small ship cruising and the adventure of Zodiac landings. Find out more here.

13 Day Scottish Gardens & The Norwegian Coast - Spectacular scenery, Viking history, wildflowers, Norwegian and Scottish gardens, architecture, art and the adventure of Zodiac landings. Find out more here.

21 Day Chelsea Flower Show & Spring Wildflowers of the Italian Lakes, Slovenia & Croatian Islands Cruise - Visit some of London's private gardens, explore the famous Chelsea Flower Show, and discover the pristine lakes, Romanesque architecture, villas and gardens of the Italian Lakes district. Find out more here.

7 Day Opera & Gardens in the Kingdom of Kerry - 7 days at the Parknasilla Resort on the 'Ring of Kerry' for a week of marvellous scenery, splendid gardens and uplifting music. Find out more here.

8 Day Italian Lakes, Music & Gardens - A 7 night stay at the Grand Hotel Menaggio on the shores of Lake Como with performances by the London Festival Opera. Find out more here.

12 Day Gardens & Landscapes of Madeira & Portugal with Douro River - Explore the grand gardens of Portugal with an island stay on Madeira.

10 Day Floralia Flower Show, Tulips & Gardens of Holland & Belgium - Relax whilst cruising aboard your luxury river ship, touring Holland and Belgium in the spring. Find out more here.

21 Day Gardens & Art of Portugal & Spain with Madeira & Cordoba Patio Festival - Explore the grand gardens of Portugal with an island stay on Madeira as well as the colourful spectacle that is Cordoba Patio Festival. Find out more here.

12 Day Gardens of the Seine River & Chelsea Flower Show, London & Sussex - Relax along the Seine River through the landscapes Monet was inspired to paint. Find out more here.

New Zealand

11 Day New Zealand Private Gardens and Landscapes - Discover private gardens and nature’s garden in full bloom. This tour provides a balanced mix of gardens and spectacular New Zealand sights and scenery. Suits first-time or returning travelers to New Zealand. Find out more here.

North America

7 Day California Gardens & Galleries -  Discover the magnificent gardens, mansions & museums and art galleries of California, as you travel from Los Angeles, to the seaside resort town of Santa Barbara and on to San Francisco. Find out more here.

19 Day US Mansions & Gardens of the Hudson River & Canadian Lakes Cruise in Fall -  Discover beautiful gardens and incredible wildlife along Canada's St Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers through the Erie Canal and into the Hudson River.

8 Day Gardens of Vancouver and Victoria with the Rocky Mountaineer -  Discover the beautiful gardens of Vancouver and Victoria, including the world famous Butchart Gardens before relaxing aboard the exquisite Rocky Mountaineer train. Find out more here.

32 Day Gardens & Mansions of California, Canada & East Coast USA in Fall - Discover the magnificent gardens and mansions of America's West and East coasts as well as Canadian gardens including the famous Rocky Mountaineer Train before boarding you small ship cruise in Montreal and sailing through the Canadian Lakes.

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