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Botanical Garden of Guayaquil

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Very nice!

If you have some extra time it might be worth a visit. A really nice botanical garden that has lots... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Brian D
Asheville, North Carolina

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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31 Dec 2018
“Very nice!”
22 Mar 2018
“Orchidea Exhibition”
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North Guayaquil, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

If you have some extra time it might be worth a visit. A really nice botanical garden that has lots to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Ecuador is the only Country with the greatest variety of 'Orquideas' (Yes more than Costa Rica). It is mostly run by volunteers that love gardening; of course, a variety of other local trees are included. I recommend using clothes to keep fresh and bring some...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Elias K
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a must see if you are in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Absolutely. Beautiful? Well worth the time it takes to walk through and enjoy!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marilyn N
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
2  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.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank GregB052148
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Jasmin T
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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!