Reservations

Because Lotusland is a public garden operating in a private, residential neighborhood, advance tour reservations are required to visit.

Visitors tour the gardens in groups of approximately 10, led by knowledgeable docents.
Visitors tour the gardens in groups of approximately 10, led by
knowledgeable docents.

Tour Schedule


Guided tours at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday through Saturday
February 16 through November 15

Admission

Adults: $45; ages 3 to 18, $20; 2 and under, free. Group tours available.


What’s on the tour?


A series of gardens, with subtropical and tropical plants from around the world, draws the visitor from surprise to surprise on the two-hour docent-guided walking tour. The tour includes both horticultural and historical information. There will be time to visit the Garden Shop at the end of the tour.

Bringing children?


Regular tours are appropriate for children ages 10 and over. Separate Family Tours are available for younger guests and their parents and are approximately one and one half hours long.

Need special assistance?


Please inform a Visitor Services staff member of any special needs when you make your reservation.

Need directions?


Directions and parking instructions are included with the tour confirmation. Do not use MapQuest or similar programs. They will direct you to the wrong gate. (Lotusland’s Visitor Entrance is on a different street from its administrative offices.)

To Check for Tour Availability


TOURS ARE AT 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM, WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, BETWEEN FEBRUARY 19 and NOVEMBER 15. TO REQUEST A RESERVATION PLEASE CALL 805-969-9990.   RESERVATIONS ARE NOT CONFIRMED  UNTIL YOU HAVE SPOKEN WITH A VISITOR SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE, PRE-PAID FOR THE TOUR AND RECEIVED A WRITTEN CONFIRMATION. Phone: (805) 969-9990 Visitor Services Hours: Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Other questions?


Frequently asked questions