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“A good day out”
Review of Palmitos Park

Palmitos Park
Ranked #5 of 38 things to do in Maspalomas
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Palmitos Park is a botanical zoo-themed park located 10 km from the Faro de Maspalomas. A subtropical oasis nestled in a wonderful natural environment of the island. His collection includes species of animals and plants from 5 continents. Best of nature concentrated in one place. Visit the new dolphinarium, with its spectacular show, aquarium, butterfly house, the incredible show of birds of prey, the show of parrots, meerkats, crocodiles and much more ....Discover the best of nature in Palmitos Park!!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed July 23, 2013

This was our 3rd visit to Palmitos Park. They do seem to spend money improving it and you can see that, it's been 3 years since I last visited.

The dolphin show was excellent and also the Parrot show was one of the best and original that I have watched. The birds of prey show was excellent and well organised, it was hard to keep up with the number of birds flying around.

We did try one of the restaurants but decided just to have a pizza as it was double the price of a Pizza in a normal restaurant, it took a long time and a bit of prompting before it arrived, 30 minutes for a basic Pizza isn't really good enough.

All in a all a good day out although it is a bit on the expensive side.

Thank IanVicker
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The bus ride was a good price although very late to arrive at station and massively overcrowded but once we got to Palmitos it was great.

We had a really excellent day out, the parrot & dolphin shows were fantastic and getting our pictures taken with the dolphin was an added bonus!

The park was in great condition with good facilities! A must if you visit Gran Canaria.

Thank Sara W
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice park with a fair selection of animals, mainly birds and a few mamal's, main attractions are dolphin show which was very good and parrot show. Food available good. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank CLin346
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

came expecting just birds, but was a whole lot more. a good value day out. with plenty to look at. dolphin show was one of the better ones i have seen.

Thank bren w
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

The location of this park is right in the mountains and in the middle of nowhere and it's extremely hot..take plenty of drink as its a costly day out.
It must have cost me 50€ in drinks / ice creams to keep hydrated.
We went on the bus which is slow going it may be similar cost in a taxi check it out 1st.

The park itself is good with lots to see, it's obviously steep being in the mountains and heavy going at times in the heat.

There is 4 shows which are at various times, you have to keep tabs on the time so you don't miss them.
There are dolphins, parrots, birds of prey and exotic birds all of which offer superb entertainment (try to plan your route around the times to avoid double backing on yourself as its tiring).
Make sure you take hats too, the dolphin terrace and the birds of prey shows are high up with no cover and no breeze and believe me it's hot.
Aside from the shows there is lots of enclosures with lots of different creatures to see; my favourite was the monkey ..see it and you'll know why ... So funny..

You'll enjoy this park as its a good family day out ..just take on board the comments and you'll have a great day!

1  Thank PaulBuckley1978
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