Biosphere 2

Behind the scenes tour of Biosphere 2


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This is a bus trip. We’ll meet near Oracle and Magee that morning then travel to the Biosphere on a bus for our tour. After returning from the tour, Lunch will be at El Charro in the same parking lot.

7:30–7:55 AM: Bagels/Coffee in parking lot at Kohl’s 7785 N Oracle Rd 85704.
Just south of Magee and Oracle.

8:00 AM sharp: Bus departs

8:00 AM–12:00 PM: Travel to Biosphere 2 and behind the scenes tour: 2–3 hours

12:00–1:00 PM (ish): Return to Kohls and walk over to El Charro for lunch


The Biosphere 2 is a UA facility, masks are required in all indoor spaces (including in Biosphere 2) and in outdoor areas where physical distancing is not possible.


New blue long sleeve Cabs shirt and khaki slacks.
If you don’t have the new shirt, a Cabs polo.

Bolo tie and name badge

No jacket required unless you chill easily.

Comfortable shoes are strongly advised as well as water bottles.


There will be a $25 fee for the tour plus a shared bus cost for all active members – you will be billed.

Business Info

University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2
32540 S. Biosphere Road 85623