Visit inspiring gardens with Botanica World Discoveries

Botanica World Discoveries offers botanically themed river and small ship cruises and tours to iconic destinations. Combine your passion for travel, history, gardens and travel beyond the garden gate with a Botanica expert.

The Diggers Club is proud to support Botanica World Discoveries. On many of the tours you'll find members of the Diggers team as Botanical Guides.

Gardens of California & Canada with the Rocky Mountaineer Train

A wonderful 14 Days with Diggers Botanical Guide, Talei Kenyon in a small group.   Discover the beautiful gardens of California, Vancouver and Victoria, including  the world famous Butchart Gardens before relaxing aboard the exquisite Rocky Mountaineer train as you journey through to Banff.

Highlights of the tour include:

- Explore the Filoli gardens, considered one of America’s finest gardens. 

- Visit Hearth Castle and its gardens.

- Visit the fantasy world of Lotus Land in Santa Barbara.

- Visit the $1 billion J Paul Getty Museum & Getty Villa.

- Explore the picturesque city of Vancouver.

- Visit gardens in Vancouver including the University of British Colombia Botanical Gardens.

- Explore the famous Butchart Gardens on Victoria Island.

- Stay on Victoria Island and enjoy a sightseeing tour.

- Travel the Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train.

- Stay in Banff & Kamloops.

Choose from three tour options;14 days ‘Gardens of California & Canada with Rocky Mountaineer Train’, 7 day Gardens of California both departing 6th June 2017 and 7 days Gardens of Canada and Rocky Mountaineer Train departing 12th June 2017. For more details, call Botanica World Discoveries on 1300 305 202 or visit

What Botanica travellers say...

This is my first tour of any kind with a group. It has exceeded my expectations and will encourage others to have the same experiences. The group has been wonderful and as a small group I have become friendly with everyone. Mrs S Cannington, Hawthorn, VIC 

On the whole a most enjoyable, informative and engaging tour. The Botanical Guide was excellent with knowledge of Botanical details (and prompt with anything she was unable to answer immediately). Mrs A Mulholland, Williamstown, VIC 

This was my first tour and I am so glad I did it! The group melded well and the guides assisted this. Fantastic! Ms A Byrne, Mount Gambier, SA 

Contact Botanica World Discoveries

Level 4, 1230 Nepean Highway
Cheltenham Vic 3192

Phone: 1300 305 202

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