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

Tour Schedule

Lotusland Visitation Days

Lotusland will be reopen on February 16, 2022.

The gardens can be visited with a reservation Wednesdays through Saturdays with staggered arrivals. Garden visits last two hours. All visits require a prior reservation and space is limited.

Weekly schedule:


  • Docent-led tours are at 9:15 and 9:30 AM. Members may still self-guide at these time slots.
  • Self-guided tours are at 1:15 and 1:30 PM.


Self-guided and docent-led tours are at

  • 9:15, 9:30, 9:45 AM, and 1:15, 1:30, 1:45 PM


Adults: $50; ages 3 to 17, $25; 2 and under, free. Group tours available.


Membership makes a difference. Your support helps preserve some of the rarest plants on earth, promotes sustainable horticulture practices, and funds community environmental educational programs.  Membership offers many benefits such as admission and garden shop discounts.  Learn more here.

What is there to see at Lotusland?

Enjoy 37 acres of horticultural wonderment as a series of gardens with subtropical and tropical plants from around the world draws you from surprise to surprise. Learn about the history of these amazing Gardens and their creators through a docent or self-guided walking tour. Commemorate your visit by purchasing work from local artists at the Garden Shop at the end of your visit.

Bringing children?

Children greatly enjoy the magic of Lotusland, and we encourage families to visit. Children do need to be closely monitored for their safety and to protect rare plant species, historic statuary and numerous water features.

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. Google Maps will direct you to the wrong gate

To Check for Tour Availability

For reservations or to check availability call 805-969-9990.

Reservations are not confirmed until you receive a written confirmation.

Phone: 805.969.9990

Visitor Services Hours:

Monday through Friday between 9 AM and 4:30 PM

Other questions?

Frequently asked questions