Day Guests

GARDENS HOURS OF OPERATION:

Attractions and indoor facilities close at 6 p.m. Gate hours are 9 a.m. to dusk.

HOW TO GET AROUND:

First-time visitors: This 2,500-acre garden is not designed to be walked exclusively. For your enjoyment, please plan to access the many attractions, trails and recreational opportunities within the world’s largest public, self-guided woodland garden by vehicle, bicycle or Callaway Cruiser – open-air electric carts available for rent in the Mountain Creek® Inn.

Please note that motorcycles are not permitted inside the Garden gates.  They are permitted at the lodging locations, golf course and the Callaway Gardens Country Store. Based on availability, golf carts and bicycles may be rented as an alternate form of transportation.

CLICK HERE for more information about ways to get around the Gardens.

BUY AN ANNUAL PASS:

An Annual Pass is a great value for visiting the Gardens and its many special events throughout the year.  And, it pays for itself in just one or two visits.  For information, CLICK HERE.

ADMISSION PRICING:

Below is the pricing for day admission. Be sure to check the column headers for detailed pricing information. 

ADMISSION

General Admission

Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival Admission

Sept. 5-6

January 16-
February
Groups:
15 or more***

Adult
(Age 13-64)

$20 $30*

Free M-F**

$20 Sat.-Sun.
Free Feb. 21

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Senior
(Age 65+)

$15 $25*

Free M-F**
$16 Sat.-Sun.
Free Feb. 21

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Child
(Age 6-12)

$10 $25* Free M-F**

$10 Sat.-Su
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Child
(Age 5-Younger)

Free Free Free Free

*Special Event Admission applies to the following (Fantasy In Lights has different ticketing, click here) but could also vary based on event:
     • Celebrate Spring!/Azalea Season (March-April)
     • Memorial Day Weekend Festival Featuring the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament presented by GM Marine Technology
     • July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party
     • Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival (Labor Day Weekend)

**Regular general admission prices apply on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President's Day.

***Group rates do not apply during Special Events.

Gardens admission is included in all overnight rates. CLICK HERE for rates, packages and reservations.

For military pricing, CLICK HERE.

GUEST POLICIES:

Callaway Gardens’ goal is to ensure every guest has a safe and enjoyable experience. Please assist us by reviewing and following our guest policies.

NOTE: As of Jan. 1, 2014, Callaway Gardens no longer participates in the AHS Reciprocal Program.