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Botanica World Discoveries

Botanica World Discoveries offers botanically themed river and small ship cruises and tours to iconic destinations. Combine your passion for gardens, history, art, music and culture when you travel beyond the garden gate with a Botanical Guide.

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If you enjoy visiting gardens and getting off the beaten track when you travel, join Botanica onboard one of their wonderful botanically themed boutique cruises & small group discoveries, visiting Australian and International Gardens.

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Pathway through a lush green garden
Board an APT river ship or small coastal ship and glide through picturesque landscapes, great gardens and iconic attractions of Europe and the UK's heartland. Your expert guides will lead the way through wonderful gardens, iconic attractions and charming secrets of Europe and the United Kingdom. Combine your small group holiday with a botanically themed European river cruise or coastal cruise to create your own itinerary and discover a truly unique experience with Botanica.
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Choose from a wide range of tours visiting Australia's unique capital cities and charming regional towns. Embark on tours of beautiful botanic gardens, flower shows, stately mansions and see spectacular wildflowers. Visit the Melbourne Flower Show and explore quaint historic villages in Tasmania. Discover rare and spectacular wildflowers of Western Australia and the world-renowned Barossa Valley.
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Immerse yourself in the wild beauty of New Zealand, a land of stunning scenery. Discover private gardens and natures garden in full bloom. Enjoy personalised small group garden tours at locations across the North and South Islands and be inspired by stunning landscapes when you traverse through remarkable mountain ranges and spring wildflowers. Visit Milford Sound, Queenstown, Dunedin and the beautiful cities of Christchurch and Auckland.
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Discover the USA and Canada from a gardener’s perspective in the beautiful fall season. Be dazzled by North America’s varied garden styles, which reflect a wide diversity in climate, culture and historical influences.
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Discover some of Asia's most enthralling destinations and iconic landmarks on journey's that showcase the best of every region. Be immersed in the tropical vegetation of Singapore and admire award winning garden designs at their annual garden festival. See the spectacular spring gardens and vibrant bursts of colour from magnificent tree peonies in Japan, and the historic gardens of China.
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This was an excellent short trip, made smooth and always enjoyable by the warm services of the Coach Driver and Tour Leader. I like staying 3 nights in each city.

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  • Going above-and-beyond the call of duty, our Cruise and Tour Directors have built a reputation as the best in the business
  • Combine your passion for travel, history, gardens and travel beyond the garden gate with a Botanica expert
  • Designed for the discerning traveller. Wherever you’ve dreamed of going, Botanica can take you there.
  • Whatever your appetite for discovery, Botanica has a travel style to suit you