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

Tour Schedule

Lotusland Spring Visitation Days
Wednesdays through Saturdays with staggered arrivals.

Lotusland will be closed November 13, 2021 – February 16, 2022. 

Tours are at 9:15, 9:30 and 9:45 for morning visits and 1:15, 1:30 and 1:45 for afternoon visits. Garden visits last two hours.

Docent-led tours are available upon request.

In order to maintain social distancing, we are continuing to offer self-guided tours, timed tickets, staggered arrivals, limited visitor capacity, and strictly enforced mask policies.

All visits require a prior reservation and space is limited.


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?

A series of gardens, with subtropical and tropical plants from around the world, draws the visitor from surprise to surprise on the two-hour self-guided walking tour. There will be time to visit the Garden Shop Patio at the end of your visit or shop online at

Bringing children?

Children greatly enjoy visiting Lotusland and we encourage to visit as a family. Children 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