Private Group Tours

Enjoy a guided tour on the Arboretum trails with coworkers, friends, or family! Private Group Tours are a great way for small groups of all ages to discover the Arboretum, get an introduction to Houston’s plants and wildlife, and learn about our dual mission of conservation and education.

General Information

Days: Tuesday – Friday
Times: 10:00 – 11:00 am or 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Fee: $7 per person
Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 25 people

At least one adult (age 18+) must be present during the tour.


Wildlife: focused on the animals of the Arboretum like birds, insects, and amphibians
Native Plants: focused on the incredible plants of the Arboretum and how they help animals and humans
Urban Nature: focused on the unique challenges faced by urban wildlife in Houston

How to Schedule

Please fill out the Private Group Tours form below. Click link to see drop-down.

Date availability will be confirmed by the Private Group Tours Manager within 2 business days. If you are a K-12 school looking to book a group of more than 24 students, please book one of our Field Trips.

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Date & Time Choices

Private Group Tours are only scheduled for Tuesday-Friday.
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Price: $7.00

Support the Houston Arboretum

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which depends on donations to support nature education and conservation programs for Houstonians of all ages.

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The Arboretum grounds, including the trails and Nature Playscape, will REOPEN on Thursday, July 18! All classes and events through Sunday, July 21 have been cancelled, and the Nature Center building remains closed at this time.