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UW Botanic Gardens Tram Tour

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2300 Arboretum Dr East

Graham Visitors Center

Seattle, WA 98112

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Experience the beauty of over 200 acres on a guided open-air tram tour through the UW Botanic Gardens Arboretum – Seattle’s outdoor living museum. This one-hour narrated ride winds you through the 80-year-old Arboretum’s woodlands and wetlands:

-Learn about plants from nearly 100 countries!
-Discover the Arboretum’s connection with horses.
-Sample a 16th century beverage made from the root of a woody plant.

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What about inclement weather? Tours will run rain or shine. We ask that you check the weather forecast and dress accordingly if inclement weather is predicted.

Will locals enjoy the tour as well, or is it mostly for tourists? Absolutely! While you may be familiar with the Arboretum you will also have the opportunity to discover new things about Seattle! Additionally, this tour is an excellent way to entertain out-of-town guests.

Are tickets refundable? All ticket sales are final. If there are extenuating circumstances please contact tramtour@uw.edu, but please note this is answered Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Is the tour suitable for children? Including children is up to the discretion of the adults accompanying the children. All attendees pay the general ticket price regardless of age; however, babe in arms is free.

Is the tour wheelchair and stroller accessible? Unfortunately, no. The tram does not have room for a wheelchair or stroller. If you are able to leave them in the Visitors Center and are able to sit on the Tram then yes, you can tour!

Where does the Tour depart exactly? Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive East, Seattle, WA 98122. Check in at the information desk located in the Graham Visitors Center anytime after 10AM. Tours will begin boarding about 5 minutes before departure.

Is there public parking available nearby? There are multiple parking lots for free near the Visitors Center. On a busy day these can fill early! We also recommend taking public transportation and/or using resources such as Uber, Lyft or bike share programs. We are about a 20 minute walk for the UW Light Rail Station. Specific parking and public transportation directions will be included in the meeting location details after purchasing tickets.

How many people will be on the tour? Each tour is capped at 12 people per tour guide.

Do you offer private tours? Yes! Private Tours (both walking and tram tours) are available year round. To schedule a private tour, please email tramtour@uw.edu

DISCLAIMER: The UW Botanic Gardens Arboretum Tram Tour (the Tour) takes place in a 13-passenger tram that has lap belts but no side walls. Tours can travel up to 10 mph and make frequent stops as well as traveling over speed bumps and taking sharp turns. By purchasing these tickets and/or by attending the Tour, the ticket holder, for itself and any children it is accompanying on the tour under age 18, acknowledges and understands the hazards and limitations of the Tour in full and furthermore releases UW Botanic Gardens from any liability for injury, death, or damage to person or property, stemming from his or her presence on the Tour. Further, the ticket holder, for itself and any children under age 18 it is accompanying on the tour, shall indemnify and hold harmless UW Botanic Gardens for any theft, property damage or injuries caused by ticket holder while attending the tour.

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2300 Arboretum Dr East

Graham Visitors Center

Seattle, WA 98112

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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