The botanical garden (Jardin Botanico) of Santa Cruz Bolivia is about 186 hectares. It is a place where visitors have real chances of observing wild slosth, monkeys and many birds.
This natural reserve is a member of the Association of Botanicals Gardens
(ALCJB) and it presents works for Conservation Gardens Jarden. Its international code is SCRUZ.
The first botanical garden in Santa Cruz was originally located in the banks of Pirai River. However after the rivr overflowed in the the year 1980 it was destroyed.
The sub-humid forest of the plain lands of Santa Cruz and the seasonally flooded Chaco forest of the department of Santa Cruz are the two large plants formations, that converge in the 186-hectare Botanical Garden of Santa Cruz. And represent a part of the great beauty of the East Bolivian.
The Technical scientific research, the collection and the taxonomic classification of specimens with the reproduction of unique species are factors that we develop to guarantee the enrichment and perpetuity of this privileged region.
This natural destination is recreation with a programmatic and systematic orientation of those who visit us. We are an institutional with the objective of environmental education.
This is why it is very important the participation of schools, universities and companies who should be the protagonists to define and transfer strategies of preservation of our environment.
This touristic destination of Santa Cruz has its own spaces where training events in big groups can be teach. These are auditoriums and other facilities.
Botanical Garden - Facilities
The botanical Garden can offers:
Ecological walks. A unique experience
Auditorium room for 80 people with air conditioning and sound
Sale of platines and organic fertilizer.
Entry Fee: 10 Bolivianos per adult, Childrens 5 Bs.
Open: Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What To Bring
- A Cap or a Hat ( No to be used under the trees or branches)
- Insect Repellents
- Long-sleeved shirt- Pants Light colours
Mosquitoes are especially attracted by dark colours)
- Passport (Original) Or identifications documents valid in Bolivia
- Plastic bags to protect whatever you do not want to get wet
- Trekking Shoes or others proper Shoes.
- Bring your own bottled water and meals
The trails; most trails are not marked. At the entrance point ask for a map of the trails (senderos)
Video - The Botanical Garden of Santa Cruz
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