Day Trips & Travel

The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden offers a wide variety of field trips (ranging from day trips to extended travel opportunities) throughout California to educate participants about the native flora, vegetation, ecology, and natural history of the state.

Information about currently scheduled field trips and field courses is available in the Leaves of Learning portion of the Ironwood
-OR- contact the
SBBG Registrar, call (805) 682-4726 ext 102.
 early as many of these programs fill quickly!
To view all items on the Garden calendar at a glance, check the Program Calendar 

Image of Anacapa taken by Steve Junak

Anacapa Island: Celebrate the Wildflowers

March 15, 2016

Join island expert and botanist Steve Junak for this memorable land & sea adventure

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Photo of Baja Island by Sula Vaderplank

Baja Islands Trip

March 16, 2016 - March 25, 2016

Only 2 spaces left!

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Silver Splendor

Domecar Botanic Day Trip

March 26, 2016

A rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscape in Southern California

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Image from Inspiration Point taken by Susie Bartz

Land of Rock and Water

April 2, 2016

Susie leads you to the top of Inspiration Point.

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Image of La Cumbre Peak taken by Susie Bartz

Sunset in the Sandstones

April 23, 2016

Experience the stunning beauty of our regional landscape, seen from the crags around La Cumbre Peak with guide Susie Bartz.

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Picture of the North Coast, Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz Island Trip

May 16, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Visit Santa Cruz Island with the Garden for this 4-day trip

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Image of Santa Rosa Island taken by Sally Isaacson

Santa Rosa Island Trip

May 23, 2016 - May 27, 2016

After 3 years, the Garden is returning to Santa Rosa Island for this 5-day trip

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