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.

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

Food Growing: Sustainable urban food production

Animals: Chickens, ducks and bees & their care

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Zero Waste: Composting, worm farms & recycling

History of the Farm: Be inspired by the tale

Farm Tours The Details

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 one hour farm tour is $150 for a group of up to 10 people. Additional attendees (including all teachers and adult helpers) are $12 per person.

Tours are generally available 8 am – 4 pm on weekdays, subject to staff availability.

This depends on the age of the participants... max. of 15 (7yo & under), max. of 20 (8-13yo), max. 25 (14yo & over). 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 enquiry form below with your preferred dates and anticipated number of attendees 2. If one of your preferred dates is available we will let you know and email an invoice to you, or suggest alternative dates. 3. Please pay the full balance of the tour invoice to confirm your booking no later than 21 days before the tour 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 one hour. 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 seedlings, succulents and other plants will be available for sale to tour participants.

Our onsite café Farmology is open 7am- 2 pm on weekdays and would love to serve your group. They are very happy to hear from you ahead of the tour so they make sure they have enough food for you all and can provide a catering menu if you’d like to pre-order. Please contact them directly to enquire about options via hello@farmologycafe.com.au

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

For Children

30 minute activities are an additional $4.5 per child and can be tailored to the age group. For primary aged children:

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.

Tour Enquiry Complete this form & we'll get back to you within 48 hours.