Tours and Excursions

Garden Tours

Vallarta Botanical Garden Guided Tour

$140.00 USD


– Guided tour of the World Famous Vallarta Botanical Garden

– Native plants, orchids and birds

– Lunch at our Award winning restaurant

– Safe private air-conditioned transportation

– River for swimming


Designated pick up point with private transportation that will bring you to the Vallarta Botanical Garden. Enjoy the scenic drive through the Sierra Madre Mountains, on the Palms to Pines Highway. A guided tour by docent will educate guests on plants, the region and Garden history. Lunch will be enjoyed in the Hacienda de Oro where you will have a traditional Mexican meal. Time for exploring the Garden on your own will be available before returning back to your hotel.
Complimentary Tour

What to Expect

Looking for a little piece of paradise outside of the city, then the Vallarta Botanical Garden is your destination. The scenic Palms to Pines Highway will guide you through the Sierra Madre Mountains, passing local villages to lead you to the Vallarta Botanical Garden. The award winning Botanical Garden collection showcases plants of the Tropical Dry Forest, native to the region around Puerto Vallarta and in which the Gardens are located, as well as exotics from around the world. A docent lead tour will guide you through four differentconservatories showcasing the Gardens’ collections. Explore the vanilla, chocolate and coffee plantations, tour the Natural History Museum and extensive rock collection. Enjoy the hummingbirds and other wild birds from the comfort of our observation deck located in the Visitors Center.

You will enjoy a delightful Mexican lunch with views of the breathtaking Los Horcones River in our award winning restaurant, Hacienda de Oro. After lunch is the ideal time to explore trails, swim in the river or relax in the lounging area located in the Visitors Center.

A visit to the Vallarta Botanical Garden is a magical must see experience, in the heart of the Sierra Madres that is unique to Mexico, just 30 minutes south of Old Town in the Romantic Zone.

Bird Tour

Important Information

Departure Point
– Designated Pick Up Point

Departure Time
– 9:30am

Return Time
– 2:00pm

– Private Air Conditioned Transportation
– Botanical Garden Entrance
– Welcome refreshment
– Flower for the ladies
– Traditional Mexican Lunch

– Gratuities (optional)

Nature Adventure Tour, Vallarta Botanical Garden

What to Bring

– Water and Sunscreen

– Insect Repellent (we also sell a variety of options at the Garden)

– Long pants and long sleeve shirts to stay covered and protected (optional)

– Sneakers or shoes suitable for easy to medium hiking trails

– Swimming suit and towel if you plan on swimming in the river

– Money (we accept CAN, USD and MXN. Credit cards are accepted in the restaurant and gift shop.We accept Visa and MasterCard.)

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Carretera Puerto Vallarta
a Barra de Navidad Km. 24
Las Juntas y los Veranos
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
C.P. 48447
+52 (322) 223-6182