TGA, was formed when PTGAA (Professional Tour Guides Association of Australia) amalgamated with GOA (Guiding Organisations Australia). We have undertaken the accreditation and professional development of professional tour guides since 1985.


We support our members with various benefits such as industry discounts, regular PD events, discounted Group Insurance cover. We engage proactively with industry partners to foster partnering and business opportunities with our Members. We welcome new member applications and industry partnerships.  Read more



 Media Release 5    22 February 2021

New Associate Membership 

As a valued member of our industry, we hope you will accept this invitation for you to take up an Exclusive Complimentary Associate Membership to the Tour Guides Australia Association extended now until 30 Jun , 2021. More details.


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Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne

When is the last time you’ve been out to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne?

DATE: Tuesday 1 June 2021   TIME:   Please arrive at 10.45am for a 11.00am start

RBG Cranbourne offers a natural bushland experience alongside the Australian Garden – an award winning contemporary botanic garden featuring the plants and ecosystems of southeast Australia.

The bushland includes over 10 km of walking tracks, 6 km of cycling trails, a lookout tower with views to both bays, picturesque shelters, barbeques and playgrounds.

  • Free Bus Tour
  • Networking lunch at Boon Wurrung Cafe with other TGA Members
  • Extra time to wander around the gardens and bushland
  • Free shuttle available from Cranbourne Station (minimum number required)

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