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Tours at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

If you're looking to learn more about the beautiful gardens at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival or if you want backstage access to the attraction, Living with the Land, then these tours are for you!

English Tea Garden Tour - International Flower & Garden Festival

Gardens of the World:

The Gardens of the World tour is a 3 hours adventure as you join a knowledgeable Disney Horticulturist for a walking tour throughout the World Showcase Pavilions. You will experience:

  • Behind-the-scenes tales about the amazing topiaries and gardens that make the Flower & Garden Festival so incredible.

  • Examine the role of landscaping at Walt Disney World Resort.

  • Learn ways you can apply Disney landscaping techniques at home.

  • Discover various plant materials and gardening techniques—and see how landscaping helps develop a theme

Need to know:

  • The price - $85.00 plus tax, per Guest, Epcot admission is also required and not included in the price of the tour

  • Guests must be at least 12 years of age to participate. In addition, Guests under 18 years of age who are participating in the tour must be accompanied by a paying Guest at least 18 years of age.

  • Advance reservations are strongly recommended.

  • Tours take place on select Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM during the Festival.

  • You’ll be on your feet for duration of this 3-hour walking tour.

  • Actual tour locations and the order in which they are presented are subject to change.

  • Please check in at the planter behind Spaceship Earth at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour.

English Tea Garden Presented by Twinings of London

Learn about the science behind the growing and blending of herbs used to make uniquely flavored teas. The complimentary tour includes a walk through an elegant English tea garden where you'll learn about more than a dozen tea-flavoring plants tucked inside over-sized saucers.

Need to Know:

  • The tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.

  • Same-day registration is available in The Tea Caddy gift shop.

  • Advance registration is recommended, as each tour is limited to only 20 Guests.

  • Tours are held Monday through Thursday at 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM, and Friday through Sunday at 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM.

Royal Tea Garden Tour:

The Royal Tea Garden Tour lets you feel like royalty and sample tea and scones as you tour the English tea garden. The tour begins before the World Showcase is opened to the general public, where you will spend 45 minutes exploring the garden and learning about the artistry behind making the royal beverage. After your tour of the garden you will be served scones and tea in the Rose & Crown Dining Room.

Need to know:

  • The price of this tour is $18.00 per person, including tax. Valid admission to Epcot is also required, and is not included in the price of this tour.

  • Advance reservations are recommended.

  • You’ll be on your feet for the duration of this 45-minute walking tour.

  • Tour is from 9:45 AM until approximately 10:30 AM.

  • Please check in between 9:30 AM and 9:45 AM at the Rose & Crown Dining Room.

Behind the Seeds:

Do you love the Living with the Land attraction at Epcot as much as I do? Then you’ll love Behind the Seeds tour! The tour is one-hour and you'll be able to see the fish farm and the 4 greenhouses that make up The Land Pavilion. On the tour, you’ll:

  • Visit the fish farm and see what it's like during feeding time.

  • Release ladybugs into the greenhouse to help protect the plants. (subject to availability)

  • Discover gigantic fruits and vegetables and unusual crops from around the world.

  • Discover the latest plant-growing techniques, including hydroponics

  • Take home some information on how to grow or enhance your own garden

Need to know:

  • You’ll be on your feet for the whole hour of this walking tour.

  • Check in at the Tour Desk near Soarin’ on the lower level of The Land Pavilion at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour.

  • You will forfeit the entire price of your tour if you no-show or cancel within 2 days of your reservation.

Source: Disney

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