Botanical Tours

Take a self-guided tour of the San Diego Zoo's spectacular gardens and plant collections any time you choose, with the brochures below. Find your way with your Zoo map, and learn more about the interesting, beautiful, and endangered specimens of our prized plant collections.



Botanical Tour brochures made possible through the generosity of The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation.

Plant Day and Orchid Odyssey

Join us each month to celebrate our botanical collection, featuring a special Botanical Bus Tour at 2 p.m., and Orchid House open hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017
  • Friday, September 15, 2017
  • Friday, October 20, 2017

Orchid Odyssey

Join us for additional Orchid House open hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on these Sundays in 2017:

  • Sunday, September 10, 2017
  • Sunday, December 3, 2017
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