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Botanical Tour (by Walk With Me Savannah Tours)

Location Savannah, Georgia, USA
$40.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
Overview
Walk With Me Savannah Tours presents a Botanical Tour of Savannah's beautiful squares and green spaces, on which we will identify many of our iconic plants and appreciate the ironwork gates and fences that frame our gardens.

Learn about traditional uses of our plantlife, their unique qualities, the natural or symbolic imagery in our wrought and cast iron, and see Savannah's natural beauty up close.

This tour starts in Columbia Square and concludes in Forsyth Park.

Botanical Tour (by Walk With Me Savannah Tours)
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 2 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

When giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience during a booking process. Otherwise, you can choose one after checkout and voucher redemption.
  • Fully narrated and interactive tour in English
Meeting point
Your tour guide will be wearing a bright orange polo shirt with our logo on the front and back, and will meet you by the fountain in the middle of Columbia Square. If you are running late, give us a call. We will wait for late arrivals for 5 minutes before beginning.
  • Columbia Square
    Your guide will introduce you to the cast iron ornamentation in Savannah, starting with the oldest fountain downtown, making our way through the works of the largest historic Georgia foundry, and to the modern cast iron of Ivan Bailey. They will also discuss the plant life in and around the square, including Star Jasmine, Bottlebrush, Tea Olive, Privet, Azaleas and Rhododendron..
  • On your way to and through Colonial Park cemetery, your guide will discuss Spanish Moss, Palmetto Trees, and Crepe Myrtles. Highlights also include Ginko Trees, Magnolias, and possibly the oldest Crepe Myrtle downtown. (pass by)
  • Lafayette Square
    On this square you will see Variegated Shell Ginger, Green Leopard Plants, and Japanese Holly Fern. There will be beautiful views of the Cathedral and homes, as well as a lovely fountain.
  • Andrew Low House
    You'll visit the garden of the the Andrew Low House, which was lovingly grown by Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. In her garden you will see Crepe Myrtles, several varieties of Camellias (Juliette's favourite), Narcissus, and many others. (small possibility of garden being closed based on house schedule, though everything can also be seen from outside the fence as well)
  • Madison Square
    In Madison Square we will discuss the Agapanthus, Reed Canary Grass, and Big Leaf Hydrangeas. There are also some very large Lacy Tree Philodendrons, Shrimp Plants, and a Japanese Cherry Blossom.
  • We'll stroll along Jones St, voted by Better Homes and Gardens as the "prettiest neighborhood to live in" in the country and enjoy views of private gardens, a live oak canopy, and learn about additional plantlife and ironworks. (pass by)
  • In Monterey Square we will discuss Georgia's olives, as well as juniper and gardenias. There are also some more lovely examples of our local ironworks. (pass by)
  • Forsyth Park
    We will conclude tour in Forsyth Park, Savannah's largest open green space, by pointing out the oldest live oak in downtown Savannah, the Savannah Scent Garden for the Blind, and discuss live oaks and resurrection fern.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Well-behaved pets allowed
  • Not recommended for those who cannot walk/roll 1/3 mile without resting
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • How it works?
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    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

    Botanical Tour (by Walk With Me Savannah Tours)

    Location Savannah, Georgia, USA
    $40.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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