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Tours & Activities

Whether you would like to add a nature walk to your corporate booking, bring your garden club for a guided tour, or enhance the experience of college learners, contact us to discuss the possibilities for your group.

Activities could include:

nature walk

Nature Walk

An experienced nature educator will bring you through the trails of the Arboretum, giving you up close and personal experience with our unique Carolinian bioregion. The Humber Arboretum covers approximately 250 acres and includes forest trails, meadows, and the western branch of the Humber River. This tour is a perfect way to take in a world a beauty and have an interactive experience with nature. You can choose to customize your tour with a focus such as conservation efforts, local wildlife, notable trees, or seasonal topics such as maple syrup production or snowshoeing. 

garden tours

Garden Tour

Choose to focus on the Humber Arboretum’s botanical gardens. Discover theme gardens such as the Garden of the Rising Moon and the Bird Tranquility Garden along with the seasonally blooming annuals and perennials. Our labelled collection of trees and shrubs can introduce you to specimens from here at home and around the world.

sustainable building tour

Sustainable Building Tour

Learn about environmental building technology. Located in the Humber Arboretum, the Centre for Urban Ecology is a facility that demonstrates how we can work towards creating a sustainable environment in our own urban spaces. This building has achieved the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification, which distinguishes building projects that have demonstrated a commitment to sustainability by meeting the highest performance standards.

customizable workshops

Customized Workshops

Is your group interested in connecting children with nature, or topics such as pollinators, birds, ecosystems, or the Humber River? Our environmental education staff may be able to offer a customized workshop tied to your interests. Take a look at our school programs page for even more ideas.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Maybe our Corporate Team-Building Activities are a better fit.