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 

Silver Splendor Domecar

Private Domecar Botanic Day Trip

October 24, 2015

Join SBBG’s Steve Junak for a rare glimpse of some of the last original native coastal landscapes in southern California (from a luxury dome car)!

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Image of Tar Lobes in May 2015 taken by Susie Bartz

Goleta Beach and the Tar Seeps of More Mesa

November 14, 2015

Join instructor Susie Bartz for a walk along this dynamic coastline.

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Photo of Baja Island by Sula Vaderplank

Baja Islands Trip

March 16, 2016 - March 25, 2016

Join us for a unique trip to the Baja California Pacific Islands of Mexico

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