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Jardin Botanico Santa Cruz

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SLOTH SIGHTING!!!

This is a very beautiful park just a short bus ride from the city. You could easily spend the whole... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Kaitlyn D
Beautiful natural escape from the city!

This is a beautiful, well cared for botanical garden with a diverse range of flora and flauna. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah D
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Km 8 Carretera a Cotoca, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, well cared for botanical garden with a diverse range of flora and flauna. We wandered for hours and easily stumbled across enormous butterflies, bright green lizards and colourful birds. We were lucky to see a sloth curled up in a tree!...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It's a nice place to go and spend an afternoon, but there isn't much to do. There are a few sloths and tejones mulling about, but the swarms of mosquitos mean you have to keep moving. There is a nice garden walk with some big...More

Thank Joe Y
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I went there With a colectivo from the centre - it takes you round about 30 min and 3 bs. The entrance fee is 10 bs. You can find a lot of different Types of flora and fauna Inside the parque while you walk in...More

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The park isn’t anything particularly special. Went with the hope of seeing a sloth, but didn’t. Saw a few monkeys, birds, and butterflies. There is no real guidance when you enter the park. You just sort of walk around, and it’s easy to get lost...More

Thank DBOS55
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I was not expecting to see such a nice, clean and organized park. Nature is exuberant and you can see it here. I had a great time and enjoyed every minute of my visit.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Getting to this place from our hotel near the 2nd anillo took 32 minutes going and 52 minutes retiring at around 6 pm. We spent about 2 hours and 35 minutes at the gardens and we really enjoyed it. Many many birds and a good...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I quickly passed by the Jardin Botanico while returning from a tour. We just had 15 Minutes before closing time and only 1 goal: see a sloth. And we managed to see about 4 of them :) The park is popular with the locals it...More

Thank Gwen_BE
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a very beautiful park just a short bus ride from the city. You could easily spend the whole day getting lost here. There's a more maintained part of the park at the front, and then there's acres and acres of back trails to...More

1  Thank Kaitlyn D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We spent several hours in Jardin Botanico Santa Cruz with our guide Saul Arias. It is an excellent place to bird watch and we saw many of the local species and some austral migrants. Some of the beauties were the Blue Crowned Trogon, Chestnut Fronted...More

Thank Jaysacto
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We did a Day Trip to the park, and was surprised by the size and the nature of this place. The first part of the park is well-maintained, but the rest is just like a big jungle. We got to see many animals: monkeys, sloths,...More

Thank MetteT160
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21 August 2017|
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I do not know which bus (if any) go there but the direction is towards Cotoca (20 km East South East (ESE) of Santa Cruz) and the Jardin Botanico is on the right hand side of the Avenida Virgen de Cotoca dual carriageway... More
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sallytur2n
16 July 2017|
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08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Sunday. You need at least 2 hours to visit but by preference take sandwiches and a cold drink and spend the day there.
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