Docent-Led Public Tours

All docent-led public tours are FREE with paid admission. 

Tours will take guests through either the our Upper Garden or Lower Canyon.
Public tours are typically Monday through Friday at either 11:00 AM or 1:00 PM. Tours are approximately one hour in duration.
Please see the calendar below for the most up-to-date schedule.


This tour consists of the lower 7-acre canyon expansion area. Tour starts at the Charles Dail Memorial Gate. Tour highlights include:

  • Dry stone cascade

  • Cherry tree grove

  • Turtle island

  • Wooden bridges

  • Babbling stream

  • Waterfall

  • Sitting Buddha sculpture

  • Inamori Pavilion.


This tour consists of the upper 2 acres only. Tour starts at the Front Entrance Gate. Tour highlights include:

  • Stone lanterns

  • Water basins

  • Dry stone garden

  • Koi pond

  • Bonsai tree collection

  • Exhibit Hall

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