Refocus and be restored by the Garden’s beauty on a self-guided contemplative tour of the collection. This free downloadable guide offers quiet locations in the Garden to read a poem, take in nature’s beauty, or just simply ‘be’. Set aside your stress and worries for a time to help yourself relax and build resilience for these challenging times. Download here.

All K-12 docent-led tours are suspended during this time. In lieu of in-person K-12 tours, the Garden is offering Virtual Presentations. Click here for more information. Please check back for the most current information or email with questions.

Discover the world of plants at the UC Botanical Garden.

In-person adult group tours are available starting in October of 2021! Group tours are conducted in small groups of 1 docent for every 5 adults.

Plants of the World tours for adults include signature stops at iconic plants or collections in the Garden as well as highlights of seasonal interest. Due to Covid-19 precautions, group requests for particular content or locations may not be available.