Sisters view the Koi on Children's Day. / Photo by Scott Ryan

Portland Japanese Garden is a fun and educational environment for students and a great place for your class’s next field trip! Let one of our knowledgeable Garden Guides be your class’s ambassador to the Garden and receive a discounted rate.

The Garden books tours for children in grades 2nd through 12th only. Student groups must be accompanied by a Garden Guide when visiting Portland Japanese Garden. Tour reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance of your desired tour date. We allow a maximum group size of 35 people in the Garden at a time. If your group is larger than 35 students and chaperones, the Tour Coordinator can work with you split up your group.

School tours must have a minimum of one chaperone for every five elementary and middle school students or one chaperone for every ten high school students. Additional chaperones outside of these ratios will be charged the adult group rate.

SCHOOL TOUR RATES:

  • Students: $5
  • School Tour Chaperones: $5
  • Title I Students: Free
  • Additional School Tour Chaperones (outside of 1:5 and 1:10 ratios): $17.95
  • Group Leader and Bus Driver (Up to 2 People): Free

To serve your group effectively, please provide the following information. The Tour Coordinator will contact you to confirm your request.

Our tour guides speak Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French and Mandarin. Let us know if your group would like a tour in another language.

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