Maymont Golf Cart Tours - Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

Why We Love This

  • Explore 100 beautiful acres with ease!
  • See where Maymont's animals live!
  • Learn about the estate history!

Maymont

Explore Maymont's 100 acres of rolling hills, fascinating history, gorgeous gardens and animal exhibits with ease during a golf cart tour with a personal guide. Whether it's your first visit or 50th and whether you're seven or 77, you'll love this unique experience full of fun facts, unique stories and insights about the estate, the landscape, and the animals who call Maymont home.

What You'll Do

Experience Maymont's 100 acres with ease as you are driven past most of Maymont's main attractions. From your own personal tour operator, you will learn about the history of the estate its gardens and the animals who call Maymont home.

Insider Tips

*Please leave your pets at home. *Tour operators are paid Maymont employees and are not permitted to personally accept tips. Any tips given will be applied towards a future project at Maymont. *Golf carts can be windy. Please bring appropriate outerwear. *Sneakers or other closed toed shoes are highly recommended due to some limited walking. *You may check in mobility devices, strollers and coolers at the Robins Nature & Visitors Center during the tour. *Golf Cart Tours are currently available on most Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, April through October. Please check the date you are interested in for current availability. Other weekday tours may be available with advanced notice. Please call 804-358-7166 to inquire about a tour time/date outside of normally scheduled tours.

Age & Fitness

The golf cart tour is recommended for children ages 5 and older. For safety reasons, Maymont does not allow children to be seated on the lap of an adult during tours. Someone with limited mobility who can transfer themselves from a mobility device to the golf cart may enjoy this tour. Please note that all guests should be able to hold on to the hand rails on the golf cart during the tour. The golf cart can accommodate a mobility device the size of a cane or crutches and larger mobility devices may be checked at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center during the tour.

Meeting Location

All tours begin at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23220. Please note that Maymont has three entrances. Directions to the Robins Nature & Visitor Center can be found here: https://maymont.org/visit/directions/#nature-center

When To Arrive

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour to ensure you are checked in and ready by tour time. You will check in at the front desk of the Robins Nature & Visitor Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23220.

Parking

Free parking is available at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23220. Please note that Maymont has three entrances. Directions to the Robins Nature & Visitor Center can be found here: https://maymont.org/visit/directions/#nature-center

Food & Drinks

You are welcome bring a bottle of water on the tour. We request that food and other beverages be enjoyed prior to or after the tour.

Handicap Accessible

The Robins Nature & Visitor Center (the starting location for tours) is handicap accessible. Someone with limited mobility who can transfer themselves from a mobility device to the golf cart may enjoy this tour. Please note that all guests should be able to hold on to the hand rails on the golf cart during the tour. The golf cart can accommodate a mobility device the size of a cane or crutches and larger mobility devices may be checked at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center during the tour.

Cancellations & Refunds

For golf cart tour reservations, we require 48 hours notice to receive a full refund if your group is 4 guests or less. If your group is 5 or more guests, we require 72 hours notice of cancellation. Groups of 4 or less cancelling within 48 hours and groups of 5 or more cancelling within 72 hours notice will receive a refund excluding the online booking fee.

What If It Rains?

In the case of inclement weather that requires us to cancel a tour ahead of time, you will be notified by email at least 30 minutes before your scheduled tour time. You may choose to reschedule your tour or receive a refund. If the rain begins during the tour, every effort will be made to continue the tour if it is safe to do so. Tours in progress that are cancelled due to severe weather will receive a pro-rated refund or can be rescheduled for another time.

"Maymount Golf Tour is an experience not to be missed!"

October 23, 2017 - 

Thank you Kathy for an amazing tour, the day was picturesque and the weather was perfect. The gardens were beautiful and this golf cart tour was simply majestic with abundances of history and fluid motion of nature. I recommend this tour for all ages and am looking forward to our next visit Thank you!


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