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This unique garden erected on the side of a ravine has examples of every kind of vegetation found on the Canaries.
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Camino del Palmeral 15 | Tafira Alta, 35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views and small paths make this garden a unique place! The paths are sometimes past a canyon which we found cool. The cactus garden is also a very nice place. Overall the garden is a more rough botanic garden than most.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good place to have a rest from sunbathing on the beaches. Half of a day sent there for sure. Advice.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank stpio
Reviewed 4 days ago

Horrible visit. Pictures display beautiful garden walks but you have to walk through mountains very high not safe at all very quiet. Not suitable for children.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re looking for a garden bursting full of colours, then this isn’t the place to be. Vegetation here is all about the indigenous plants of the island and other succulents that thrives in warm weather. The layout is quite confusing at first but it’s...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of plants showing the types of plants in GC and from similar environments. Great variety of cacti. Many of the paths up the hillside are steep, rough and without protection against the drop, so they may not be suitable for everyone. The lower...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank pickle076
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was part of a tour of Las Palmas and surrounding areas. The gardens are varied and interesting and although not as vibrant in colour as some, they do show a huge range of diverse trees, bushes, plants and of course Cacti. The appearance of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rick W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely and diverce botanical garden. We both throughly enjoyed it. Special mention for interesting cacti area that had some really great specimens. Highly recommended day trip if you are staying in Las Palmas. Only short ride away from the city and very easy to access...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Most botanical gardens are lush places filled with a riot of colour. Like the island itself, this place offers something different. Muted greens and arid sandy soil predominate. There are lots of natIve specimens plus examples from Morocco and Saharan regions. They are all grouped...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Revduncan
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

As others have commented, the walk down the ravine is not for the faint-hearted or for those who are not sure-footed. You can pick some less challenging routes but, even then, it’s a fair way down (and subsequently back up again - see the picture...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

Two entrances to this place.The bus from San Telmo only passes the upper entrance. The paths from there to the lower level are for the sure footed and those with a head for heights. We abandoned our first visit because of this. There is free...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Sherpa110154
October 9, 2018|
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Response from ZornitsaSergeeva | Reviewed this property |
I ate at the restaurant that is by the entrance on the top. It wars nice outside. Onside there is a great view over the garden but too noisy of the maschines like refrigerator etc. The food was good, the price acceptable.
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Jonathan R
August 1, 2018|
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Response from AnjaKT | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth it! Use the lower entrance and work your way up. Most of the garden is wheelchair accessible, even though you might have to be a bit patient in some places :)
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loraine989
March 25, 2018|
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Response from Leonard L | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but any inclement weather they will close because of heights, paths trees ect so plan ahead
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