Guided Walks


Guided Walks Free monthly guided walks Arboretum guides lead free guided walks of Waite Arboretum at 11am on the first Sunday of every month, meeting at Urrbrae House entrance stairs. The walk lasts one and a half hours duration. No booking is required.×427-f-guided-walks-flyer-21-march-2107-.jpg Special walks and special occasion walks For example: themed walks such as Rare and Endangered Trees, Plants for Basketry, Out of Africa, Californian Oaks, Trees of the Mediterranean among others take place from time to time. These are advertised in the Forthcoming Events section of the our quarterly newsletter (Friends of the Waite Arboretum Inc. Newsletter) and in the Whats On section of the website. The cost of $5 per person may apply. Please contact: Erica Boyle, Arboretum Officer at Booked walks Groups can book guided walks on other days and times by arrangement. Walks can be general tours of the Arboretum or special thematic walks that have been developed. School groups are especially welcome. Cost $5 per person. Please contact: Dr Kate L. Delaporte, Curator Waite Arboretum and Waite Conservation Reserve Self-guided walks There are two self-guided walks which may be downloaded and printed or stored electronically. Each walk has a map showing the route with numbered stops. The tree at each stop is named and includes a paragraph of information about the interesting features and uses of that species. The maps are easy to understand and are suitable for children to follow the directions and to be able to lead a walk. Waite Arboretum App The Waite Arboretum app can be downloaded free to iPhone, iPad, Android phones and used as a guide. It allows users to visit the 2.300 tree species through an inactive map and track their GPS positions while in the Arboretum. The app provides visitors with information to enhance their experience while walking throughout the Arboretum. Self-guided Walking Trail (pdf) Aboriginal Plant Trail (pdf)