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Biocentro Guembe Mariposario

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Address: Km. 5 Camino a Porongo | Zona Del Urubo, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Beautiful day trip out of Santa Cruz

Go to the aviary. See the toucans and butterfly garden. The pool is great and the buffer food is good.

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Luke V
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Go to the aviary. See the toucans and butterfly garden. The pool is great and the buffer food is good.

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Your mind will be fully with peace and stunned beauty. The staff is friendly the owner is an very kind person. The nature at this place looks like a dream. You will be able to see endemic species and discover a lot of information with a guide for everyone. Landscapes like no other bring your camera. Hours of joy is... More 

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

At Guembe, you can swim at the pools, walk around a beautiful garden and see thousands of butterflies and orchids. There are ponds where you can kayak and have a nice lunch in the restaurant.

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Thank Fernando C
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited this reserve/park and were very impressed with the range of facilities for the native wildlife. There is a very large butterfly enclosure, an enormous aviary and an enclosure for monkeys under construction. As well, there are swimming pools for all ages so it is easy to see why the park is such an attraction for the locals on... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We (four adults) had been to Santa Cruz multiple times and had one day to kill in the area. We heard Guembé was great. We started by exploring the monkey, butterfly, spider, bird, and other animal enclosures. The spider monkeys are super cool. The butterflies are lovely. You can get right up close to huge colorful parrots (watch out, some... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Very beautiful park, great for a day trip from Santa Cruz! Beautiful pools, good meals, very beautiful. The only disadvantage is that it's quite expensive.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Been here every year in January and am not happy about the downhill changes. The prices have actually doubled. Service is not what was once expected. I see they are building a monkey attraction to which I'm not too happy about. I have been recommended to other attractions that I will definitely substitute this for.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The food is expensive! At least if you get a hamburger think twice, the patty comes from the supermarket and it's a totally bad quality burger for 5 dollars. I suggest you get a really good breakfast before you go in and grab your own water!

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Beautiful scientific oriented butterfly protection safeguard and beautiful pools and grounds to visit nature as well as great food, lagoon.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Fun in the pool for every age level! Many many sandy bottom pools with water slides, multi-colored night lighting, shady spots. Great place to cool off in the hot Bolivian heat. The museums, aviary, butterfly houses were fascinating for grandchildren and adults. Overnight accommodations were very comfortable. All activities on the property within walking distance of your room. Please remember... More 

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