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Jardin Botanico Santa Cruz

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Km 8 Carretera a Cotoca, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
+591 3 3623101
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If you like nature this is a nice place to visit!

I was not expecting to see such a nice, clean and organized park. Nature is exuberant and you can... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Raquel B
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
A fairly long taxi drive and horrible traffic but worth a visit

Getting to this place from our hotel near the 2nd anillo took 32 minutes going and 52 minutes... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Km 8 Carretera a Cotoca, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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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.

2  Thank Raquel B
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Worth a visit, be wary of the locals. Two taxis declined taking us here. The third told us to be careful of the locals. Garden features local flora, you can also see caymens and turtles, as well as feed the pacus. Bring your own beverages,...More

Thank Wild-Travels-Photo
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Close to the city and easy to access with local (and very cheap bus @3BS/Pax). The price of the entrance is also only 10BS and is more than what you can except. It's not is lovely planet guide but should be. Good sized garden with...More

Thank Olivier C
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We had family pictures taken here with our two and three year olds, the pictures turned out wonderful and the kids enjoyed trying to catch butterflies we all enjoyed our time. We have gone many times as it makes for a great family outing. We...More

Thank DulceBolivia
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I wanted to see sloths in the botanical garden but I wasn't lucky enogh. Anyway I liked the garden, it's more like a forest, I saw birds and monkeys. Though some paths were flodded but I crossed streams and muddy places barefoot. I just went...More

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Bruno S
21 August 2017|
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Response from Rod P | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from Rod P | Reviewed this property |
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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