Panorama of a Safari Park field exhibit with giraffes, water buffalo, and rhinos

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.

Gardens

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, May 18, 2018
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Friday, July 20, 2018
  • Friday, August 17, 2018
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Friday, December 21, 2018

Orchid Odyssey

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

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018