For thousands of years, humans have studied trees to learn how they too can provide suitable housing for squirrels and grow lemons from their fingertips. Branch out with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options.
- $13 for a botanical-garden visit for two (up to a $26 value)
- $23 for a botanical-garden visit for four (up to a $52 value)
Children 3 and younger receive free admission.
Rates fluctuate throughout the year.
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Nearly a half century ago, horticulturist Harrison G. Yocum opened his backyard to the public, displaying a bounteous collection of cacti and palms. After a few relocations, expansions, and the establishment of a nonprofit charter, Tucson Botanical Gardens now spreads 17 distinct plots across more than 5 acres. A delicate rumble hearkens the arrival of the Garden Railway miniature train, which winds through gardens uniquely dedicated to birds, butterflies, wildflowers, and traditional Native American crops. Admission—which is free for garden members and children younger than 3—grants passage to five different tours, and groups of 10 or more can arrange self-guided or docent-led tours at a discounted rate. If visitors awaken their appetites by savoring aromas from the onsite herb garden or by staring at clouds shaped like canned goods, they can dig in at the Gardens' Café, where sun spills through a slatted gazebo onto iron tables loaded with roast-beef baguettes and mexican tortilla soup.
Many catus, native plants, plants from Europe, and many examples of garden art added to the experience. A wonderful place to visit and wander.bikerider23, TripAdvisor, 11/18/12
We found a building with a collection of beautiful live butterflies flying around. It was a lovely place to spend a warm afternoon.BFWPa, TripAdvisor, 12/19/12
93% of 247 customers
“Great for pictures and enjoyed the visit”
“Very enjoyable visit(; professional employees; wonderful cafe with delicious homemade soup and sandwiches. Even had a couple wheelchairs available..one of which I...”
“Very enjoyable visit(; professional employees; wonderful cafe with delicious homemade soup and sandwiches. Even had a couple wheelchairs available..one of which I used to help me and my daughter have an enjoyable visit.”
“I went with 3 lady friends and we had a wonderful relaxing time at the gardens. Loved the butterfly exhibit!!!!”
2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712Get Directions