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Connecting You with Nature

Our Mission:

To be a vehicle for transformative, shared nature experiences.

To nurture peoples’ affinity for the natural world. 

Group Packages

FOR GROUPS OF 10-16 INDIVIDUALS
CHOOSE ONE OF OUR GROUP PACKAGES OR WORK WITH US TO CREATE A CUSTOM TRIP FOR YOUR GROUP!
WE REQUIRE TWO WEEKS OR MORE NOTICE TO BOOK GROUP TRIPS, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Unwind and re-connect on a peaceful forest walk, with guided Shinrin-yoku (‘forest bathing’) at First Landing State Park. This restorative nature-experience is all about deepening your connection with nature.

All Seasons

Starting at $30.00 per person

Tap into your creative side and bring nature onto a canvas. A local artist will guide you step-by-step through the process. No prior experience necessary. Painting materials are supplied.

Spring, Summer & Fall

Starting at $30.00 per person

Travel to a scenic location with an inspiring ornithologist as your guide to observe and identify, listen to their songs, and learn fascinating facts at a time when they are most active.

All Seasons

Starting at $30 per person

Explore Virginia’s largest Botanical Garden with a naturalist as your guide. Walk and ride a tram around 175 beautiful acres made accessible to discover gardens in bloom, greenhouses, a butterfly house, and much more!

Spring, Summer & Fall

Starting at $30.00 per person

White water rafting on the James river in Richmond, Va.

Summer and Fall

Price: $85 per person

Travel to the Eastern Shore to Kiptopeke State Park and the town of Cape Charles.

All Seasons

Starting at $60 per person

An intimate sightseeing tour of Virginia Beach, interpreted by a Historian. This experience also includes visits to natural areas.

All Seasons

Price: $50 per person

We can offer Nature Experiences to any type of group!

If you are interested in planning a special outing for your group, you can book one of the events listed, or we can custom-design your group’s adventure! We are dedicated to providing memorable experiences and can be very flexible when we work with your group.

Here’s how:

Visit Imagine the Possibilities for ideas,

then complete the  Communicate your wishes form,

or email us directly at info@thenaturebus.com.

“Nature is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.”
Edward Abbey

“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.”
Mary Davis

“We need the tonic of wilderness. We can never have enough of nature.”
Henry David Thoreau

While The Nature Bus has its home in Virginia Beach, it travels to nature destinations both locally and across the state of Virginia!

The natural world is Yours to Explore and it is our passion to offer nature experiences in: forests, meadows, beaches, waterfalls, rivers, creeks, local and state parks, nature museums, mountains, farms, wineries and more!

We collaborate with nature guides and naturalists across the state who are eager to share their expertise and knowledge with you.

Your Next Nature Experience Awaits

The Nature Bus is your connection to all-things-nature across the state of Virginia. The possibilities are endless when it comes to your next nature experience. Sign up for one of our upcoming trips, or tell us what you are looking for, and we will custom-design an experience just for you or your group. Are you looking for an exhilarating adventure? Perhaps a personal challenge? Or are you in search of a deeper connection with nature? A stimulating educational opportunity or a pleasurable social outing? How about a creative nature experience led by an artist?  No matter what YOU are looking for, all of our Nature Experiences will help you… Unplug and re-energize! Refresh and get inspired! All ages enjoy the benefits of nature. Our team is committed to providing you with transformative experiences with nature.

Every moment of your adventure is thoughtfully planned out, from the moment you step on, until you disembark. We make it simple for you. Just arrive, relax, and enjoy your memorable nature experience.

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