Gardens Tour Schedule

Join us for our FREE tours led by our favorite tour guides discussing a wide variety of topics including botany, wildlife, photography, geology, technology and water. Group tours are available by request. All tours are weather permittting.

Introductory Tours (Saturdays)

Interested in knowing more about the Ventura Botanical Gardens, our vision and mission? Come to one of our FREE docent-led "Know Your Gardens" Trail Tours! Meet at the trailhead behind City Hall in the upper parking lot.

Dates and Times:

Saturday, October 7 at 10am
Saturday, November 4 at 10am
Saturday, December 2 at 10am

Evening Tours (Thursdays)

Stroll the lower and upper trail, learning about the latest changes at Ventura Botanical Gardens. Join us for one of our FREE docent-led "Know Your Gardens" Sunset Trail Tours! Meet at the trailhead behind City Hall in the upper parking lot.

Dates and Times:

Thursday, October 19 at 6pm
Thursday, November 16 at 4pm
Thursday, December 21 at 4pm

Questions? Tours@venturabotanicalgardens.com or (805) 798-7108. If you'd like us to schedule another free tour with your favorite guide, please email us

Previous Tours

Native Plants and Flowers Walk w/ David Lee
   Saturday, May 14, 9am, Walk at 9:15am
Native Plants and Flowers Walk w/ David Lee
   Saturday, May 7, 9am, Walk at 9:15am
Bird Watching Walk w/ David Lee
   Saturday, April 16, 8:15am
Geology of the Ventura Hills w/ John Powell
   Saturday, April 9, 9 - 10am