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Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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A Green Oasis

Viveiro Botanical Garden is on the road going out of Santa Maria. It costs 5 euros admission and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chantelleAmersham
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Amazing and unexpected

We visited this on a one off fay trio after hearing about the bamboo straws they sell... my mum and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
emilye889
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Viveiro: not only a greenhouse, but a wonderful botanical garden and animal park, where Flora & Fauna live together in harmony. Come discover this Paradise in the island of Sal! Enjoy a stroll through the garden, pet the animals, have a picnic on...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Zona da Fátima, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed yesterday

Viveiro Botanical Garden is on the road going out of Santa Maria. It costs 5 euros admission and is an absolute delight to wander around, admiring all the beautiful flowers, trees, cacti and animals. There are lots of opportunities to sit down around the gardens...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank chantelleAmersham
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this on a one off fay trio after hearing about the bamboo straws they sell... my mum and I visited with friends and was pleasantly surprised!! Staff were amazing and the gardens were awesome. Many animals and plans to see! Lovely hour or...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank emilye889
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Botanical Garden not only provides a quiet and green oasis amongst the dust and dirt on Sal but a haven and refuge for all sorts of animals who without their care would not have made it. If you have the chance to visit, do!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank carriebj315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first went here as part of an organised tour of the island. It was billed as a botanical garden, but there were also lots of animals here too. As we only got about 30mins to visit, we decided to make our own way back...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Grad R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend a few hours or longer wandering around the Botanical gardens - lots of shady retreats to sit and cool down or stroll around the beautifully laid our gardens of leafy trees and cacti. Small zoo with a donkey and her foal - monkeys and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Clarissawolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place for relaxation and wonderful flora. A big thanks to all of the polite staff ,namely to Ms Djanna,she was very helpful, gave us a lot of interesting information and showed us round.I admire people like her because it is also their effort,everyday hard...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank traveller7455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We expected nothing special from this botanical garden after reading reviews and given deserted views on the island after round trips across the island. When we arrived we saw an oasis with fresh green trees, various tropical species growing happily, and many animals having a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Paulidsa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to spend a couple of hours. Walked here from out Melia hotel, less than a mile. Cost €5 each to enter. Staff all really pleasant and friendly. The rescue donkey and her 2 month old baby were great to see. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank castigergirl
Reviewed August 14, 2019

Really enjoyed visiting here. The gardens are beautiful. As soon as you step through the gates it's like being in a little paradise. There are plenty of animals to see such as different species of birds, a donkey, goats and monkeys and more. It's a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sophiesword
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Brilliant little oasis. Nice to see and touch some of the animals. great morning spent here. Nice little coffee/tea bar for drinks and snacks. Very environmentally sustained

Date of experience: December 2018
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Z7525LOsarah
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca P | Reviewed this property |
It’s on a different Island, Sal.
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MissWanderlust12
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Viveiro-CaboVerde | Property representative |
Opened every day till 18:00! Sorry about the late reply
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Alicja1
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Viveiro-CaboVerde | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry for the delay answer: I didn't see your question before. The kids are more then welcome to interact with the animals! All of them are friendly and kind. 😊 Ask the little bar on site to get nuts for the monkey... More
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