Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), buildings, restrooms and most garden pathways are wheelchair and stroller accessible. A wheelchair is available at the Guest Services Center on a first come, first served basis. There is no additional fee for this service, however an ID is required for wheelchair checkout.
Update: Trams will not be operating March & April 2020
We offer a 7-passenger tram service that is included with general admission. The tram is operated by volunteers and does not run every day. Please call prior to your visit to verify schedule. Visitors are encouraged to walk the grounds in addition to riding the tram. Trams cannot be reserved and are operated on a first come, first served basis. View Tram Schedule
Airlie’s tram is not wheelchair accessible. Trams cannot be reserved and are operated on a first come, first served basis. Trams do not operate in high winds, heavy rain or severe weather.
- Tram FAQs
- There is no charge for the tram service, it is included in general garden admission.
- There are several tram stops throughout the gardens where guests can hop on and off at their leisure.
- The tram does not run during the months of January and February due to colder weather conditions.
To explore Airlie Gardens with one of our volunteer garden guides, we recommend contacting us at least two weeks in advance to coordinate your reservation. All tours require a reservation and are only offered during weekdays.
Group Tours | $9/person
Group tours are not an included benefit with an Airlie Membership.
GUIDED WALKING TOUR
(Min. 10 guests)
Explore the Gardens with one of our volunteer garden guides! Groups of 10-15 people can enjoy a 1.5-2 hour guided walking tour of the garden and learn about Airlie’s history and ecology. We recommend contacting us at least two weeks in advance so we are able to coordinate a Volunteer Garden Guide to lead your group. Fill out form below to request more information. Tours available Monday – Friday, Advanced reservations required.
NARRATED TRAM TOUR
(Min. 6/Max. 12 guests)
Groups can experience an overview of Airlie on one of our open-air trams, highlighting seasonal blooms and areas of historical significance. Each tram can accommodate up to 6 guests for a 30-45 minute tour. Please note trams are not accessible to all garden areas, so guests are encouraged to explore the grounds on their own after their scheduled tour. Trams are not wheelchair accessible. We recommend contacting us at least two weeks in advance so we are able to coordinate a Volunteer Tram Driver to lead your group. Fill out form below to request more information. Tours available Monday-Friday, Advanced reservations required.
Questions: 910-798-7700 / AirlieInfo@nhcgov.com