Cruise to Bartram’s Garden and discover the home of America’s first great botanist, John Bartram. This three-hour tour includes a guided riverboat ride and walking tour of Bartram’s Garden, a National Historic Landmark, and adjacent Sankofa Community Garden. There will be time to explore the Bartram’s Mile recreational trail or relax under some of the oldest trees in the City.
Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on the boat, and there are picnic tables and a lawn area at Bartram's Garden for those who wish to bring a picnic lunch.
This tour involves a 10 minute walk up the Bartram's Meadow (approximately 1/4 mile) to reach the Garden. Ticket price includes guided garden tour.
Tours depart from the Walnut Street Dock, located under the Walnut Street Bridge on the east bank of the Schuylkill River.
Adults: $30; Children age 12 and under: $17