Farm Tours

We love to show people of all ages around Perth City Farm

We love to show people of all ages around Perth City Farm

Tours make for excellent sustainability school excursions and are particularly popular with schools, VET/TAFE and university groups, gardening groups and social groups. Tours must be booked in advance, and we run them Tuesday – Thursday between 9am and 3pm. Please scroll down for more info, pricing, and the booking request form!

Themes There's so much to learn on a Perth City Farm tour

Food Growing: Sustainable urban food production

Animals: Chickens, ducks, frogs, bees & their care

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Zero Waste: Composting, worm farms & recycling

History of the Farm: Be inspired by the tale

Availability, pricing, group size, etc. All the info you need!

As a small non-profit organisation tour fees help us keep the gardens lush and productive and open to the public all year round. A farm tour (40-60mins) is $180 for a group of up to 10 people. Additional attendees (including all teachers and adult helpers) are $15 per person. To secure your booking, FULL PAYMENT is required.

Tours are available between 9am and 3pm Tuesdays - Thursdays. If these timeframes do not suit you, please reach out to us via and we may be able to accommodate another timeslot if you have a much larger group. Additional booking fees may apply.

To secure your booking, full payment is required. If you CANCEL with more than 21 DAYS NOTICE: 50% of the booking will be held, and 50% refunded. If cancelled within 21days: full payment is forfeited. Alternatively, you can opt to CHANGE DATES (within a 6month window) for a $100 fee. Options will be discussed and new date locked in ASAP.

This depends on the age of the participants... max. of 15 (7yo & under), max. of 20 (8-13yo), max. 25 (14yo & over). These limits are a suggestion to ensure everyone gets the most out of their tour. These numbers include any teachers or helpers attending. Larger groups can be split into separate sessions, or separate tours with multiple guides.

1. Fill out the booking request form below with your preferred dates and anticipated number of attendeess 2. If one of your preferred dates is available we will let you know and email an invoice to you.. OR we'll suggest alternative dates. 3. Please follow the payment terms detailed on your quote 4. If the number of tour participants increases, let us know before your tour. Extra participants must be paid for before the tour commences. *(Please note if the group decreases, within 21 days of the tour, refunds will not be issued.)

Perth City Farm is inspirational and interesting for children and adults alike, and completely unique in Perth. Our tours are: Exciting, interactive and hands-on // Educational: links to sustainability, agriculture, science, arts // Centrally located and easily accessible // Easy to book. By choosing us for your group excursion you are financially supporting a non-profit social enterprise, working hard to create connected, sustainable communities.

Our standard tour lasts for about 40-60mins (generally shorter for younger groups). Groups are welcome to stay on in the grounds to rest or eat a meal after the tour, during our standard opening hours. Please let us know beforehand.

A selection of City Farm grown succulents and other plants will be available for sale to tour participants.

Our local cafe '3 Quarters Topped Up' is open 7am-2pm Monday - Friday and would happily cater your group (delivery available to the Farm). They can accommodate all dietary requirements and their food is delicious! Please contact them directly to enquire via

Please refer to the ‘Contact Us’ page for full directions and parking information. Buses can drop groups at the front gates to Perth City Farm but will not be able to park here during the tour.

Add On Activities

Add On Activities

After your tour you can add on an activity to boost the learning, fun and provide a take home item.

For Children

30 minute activities are at an additional cost and can be tailored to the age group. Examples of what we can offer for primary aged children include:

Super Seeds: Learn how seeds work, harvest some and make an origami seed packet to take some home

Secrets of the Soil: Learn all about composting and worm farming, make a big batch of compost, feed the worms and harvest some ‘worm wee’

Flower Power: Learn all about flowers and create a beautiful flower crown or mask.


For adults

Add a workshop to your tour experience, with a huge range of topics like kombucha brewing, plant propagation or composting. Mention your interest when filling our the inquiry form and we’ll provide a quote.

Blog: Why you should take a tour at Perth City Farm

Blog: Why you should take a tour at Perth City Farm

Environmental education is tough to get right. Balancing content with practical, hands-on education, and the need to get outdoors, in the natural environment in a convenient location can be a tough ask for school excursions and community groups. Perth City Farm runs urban farm tours which are great value as environmental education and as a fun day in Perth’s most central permaculture farm…

Booking Request - please ensure you've read the pricing, availability and group info listed above. Please complete this form & we'll get back to you within a week with an invoice.

  • We tailor our tours for different ages, so please be specific about different age groups and how many people in each group: up to 7yo, 8-13yo, 14+
  • Please note that standard tours take 40-60mins (generally shorter for younger groups). If you have a larger group, you may need to allow 2-3 hours. We will advise on a timeline depending on your group.
  • Please let us know your preferred DATE & TIME but also if you are flexible with alternate weeks. Please check the days/times available for tour bookings - this was mentioned earlier up the page! :)