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Botanical Garden of Guayaquil

North Guayaquil, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Peace in the Middle of the City

Guayaquil is a hustling-bustling city and can be overwhelming at times, particularly if you just... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2012
Kristin F
Guayaquil Gateway to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Geographically, Guayaquil IS the gateway to Ecuador, The airport has been internationally... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2012
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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North Guayaquil, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 10 July 2012

Guayaquil is a hustling-bustling city and can be overwhelming at times, particularly if you just tried to shop at the Bahia. The Malecon 2000, a boardwalk along the River Guayas, is a pleasant and safe escape. The Botanical Gardens on the Malecon 2000 are very-well...More

Thank Kristin F
Reviewed 3 July 2012

Geographically, Guayaquil IS the gateway to Ecuador, The airport has been internationally awarded as one of the top airports in its category around the world. The airport operates 24/7. And the weather in Guayaquil although is Tropical hot, will help you acclimate to the Galapagos...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

Though the Botanical Garden of Guayaquil was not extensive, it was a delightful part of our afternoon walk in Malecon 2000. The gardens were lush, beautiful, well kept, and interesting. I recommend that you take the time to detour off of the Malecon 2000 walk...More

Thank karenlj1
Reviewed 27 April 2012

One of the most average botanical gardens I have experienced!!!! and I have experienced many

Thank Marina007Melbourne
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Like a zoo but in a walk that is far funnier. Great trip for the family.

Thank Quilhunter
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We loved the land Iguanas, hard to spot if you don't know where to look, as they blend in with the trees so well.

Thank Celticlondoner
Reviewed 12 January 2012

Delight your eyes with the diversity of tropical flowers and trees that grows only on Ecuador.

Thank Manageroso
Reviewed 25 December 2011

This is a nice place visit away from the usual tourism attractions and down town. There are many plants and animals to observe and even a butterfly enclosure! It is best to take a taxi; there is no direct route by bus. Definitely worth visiting...More

Thank Ecgringo
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27 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
11 July 2015|
Response from pinkcupcake2015 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty parking!! The gardens are on top of a hill and there is lots of parking!