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Avenida Chimborazo y calle Clemente Ballen, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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All reviews land iguanas across the street be careful iguana park climbing trees nice park city park metropolitan cathedral take pictures downtown guayaquil walk around busy city simon bolivar beautiful church galapagos islands lettuce pigeons
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice free park with bench seats, shade and lots of iguans. Neat place for taking photos and its right by a Cathedral. Noted a strong police presence.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Maree R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed watching all the lizards lazing about the park. It is a nice location and good for families.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cjack664
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

T-Rex is here!! Lol. This is a small park/greenspace with the iguanas just about everywhere you look. Big ones, little ones and a lot in between. I was very surprised to see how laid back they were around people, especially the little ones reaching for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SpiritedFoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small park in the centre of Guayaquil adjacent to the cathedral. The park has small areas of grassland interspersed with pond areas and paths. Large iguanas wander freely around the park weaving their way between tourists. A number of local vendors sell...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hywheeler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a block away from this park, so we walked thought it a few times. It is very small, but there are lots of iguanas. They are very tame and you can get close to take pictures. There are also turtles and fish. It...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Paul T
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

While the ones in Galapagos are not to be touched, the ones in the park are friendly. Although they have to compete with pigeons, you can still feed and pet them.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lucybelle1
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Located across the street from the Guayaquil Metropolitan Cathedral is a small one block park that has so many iguanas that it is sometimes hard to avoid stepping on them. Don't be squeamish about lizards - they want nothing to do with you. Just go...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Exciteableboy
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

I can't really add anything to the obvious, so I will address what some people might be thinking based on other comments in this area, instead instead. The area leading from anywhere in this neighborhood to the park is very clean, and well-traveled by families...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JoeNotTheDog
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This park was so fun!! We got to feed the Iguanas lettuce for only $0.50 and spent at least an hour there. The kids there have such a fun time laughing and smiling when you offer to share your lettuce. Iguanas were so cute and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank barnesnicole97
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Nice oasis in the middle of the city. Hundreds of turtles and iquanas of all sizes and shapes. Can buy food to feed them or the hundreds of pigeons there. Great place to visit before or after visiting the Catedral Metropolitana across the street

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of street parking and a taxi can drop you off at the entrance. Enjoy!
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