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Botanical Garden of Guayaquil

North Guayaquil, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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We had hopes for seeing some orchids in bloom in their Orchidarium. It was a small enclosure with... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Ely, Nevada
via mobile

This botanical garden is very interesting. They have a lot of native plants, plants from Amazon... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Mark D
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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North Guayaquil, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had hopes for seeing some orchids in bloom in their Orchidarium. It was a small enclosure with two orchids in bloom. The bird and monkey enclosures were sad. And labels on the plants were mostly missing, or worn out to be unreadable. Probably had...More

1  Thank desertbirder47
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This botanical garden is very interesting. They have a lot of native plants, plants from Amazon region, all these plants are not common in other areas.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My friends and I visited the “jardín botánico”, it’s located in Guayaquil. This site has diversity of plants and animals such as monkeys, turkeys, turtles and others animals, also it has a museum about the butterfly, The cost was $2, This garden has a canopy...More

1  Thank Heidy P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Take a breather and relax for a bit in the gardens. Very nice place to take a leisurely stroll or just sit and watch people. A very good variety of trees and flowers.

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This garden is one of the favorite places for people who love the tranquility of nature and the singing of birds. This incredible place is one of the most beautiful that the city of Guayaquil has l, because it has 5 hectares of vegetation. I...More

Thank JeniVelasquez
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It's a hit or miss sort of place and sadly our visit was a miss. We wanted to see the butterfly garden and found not a single live butterfly. The silence was a nice break from the bustling sound of city life but our cab...More

1  Thank JQH2013
Reviewed 19 December 2016

For lovers of nature, Guayaquil has the perfect place, I refer to the Jardin Botanico. It is located in the Cerro Colorado and it has characteristics of a tropical dry Forest. This is divided in to three sections that can be crossed through comfortable paths....More

1  Thank Jasmin T
Reviewed 11 December 2016

To describe my experience in this place I need the most beautiful words, because it is one of my favorite places in the whole city, this garden for me is similar to a paradise, it has a lookout with a spectacular view, simply fantastic, it...More

1  Thank Eliana V
Reviewed 21 November 2016

On the top of a hill, with a good view of the river and suburbs below, the garden didn't live up to their descriptions. The orchid house was quite small with about 10 plants in flower (4 different species), the other 50-60 orchids being dormant....More

1  Thank Errol P
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place has virtually nothing there that they have on their map, but conversely many things you wouldn't think they would, they do have, including many animals in cages. They don't have hardly any orchids in the Orchid House the largest orchid in the world...More

1  Thank commcomm2
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28 October 2015|
Response from Fernando G | Reviewed this property |
At a leisure pace it would take 35-40 minutes. To walk The trail. However it would be imposible to just walk without stopping. I trust this has been helpful
12 July 2015|
Response from pinkcupcake2015 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty parking!! The gardens are on top of a hill and there is lots of parking!