Palmitos Park

Guide to Palmitos Park, one of the biggest tourist attractions in Gran Canaria.

Gran Canaria Attractions - Palmitos Park

Palmitos Park - One of Gran Canaria's principal tourist attractions, Palmitos Park is located some 15 kilometres inland from the coastal resorts of Playa del Ingles and Maspalomas.

Spread over 200,000 square metres of of land at the head of the Barranco de Chamoriscan, Palmitos Park is a botanical garden and aviary displaying numerous varieties of palm tree and cactus, over 200 species of exotic birds, it has a butterfly house, an orchid house, ponds with water birds, presentation house and an aquarium.

Palmitos Park is in a countryside setting, surrounded by mountains, so apart from the flora and fauna, it is a good place to appreciate the beautiful landscape of Gran Canaria, something which many visitors miss when sticking close to their beach resort or hotel.

A free bus ride to the park operates from the resorts of Puerto Rico, San Agustin and Playa del Ingles.

Much of the park was destroyed in forest fires during 2007, it was completely renovated and reopened for visitors in the summer of 2008.

The address of Palmitos Park is: Barranco de Los Palmitos s/n., 35109 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria.

The official website is:

Bus details are as follows: From the Playa del Inglés beach: Bus no. 45/451. From San Agustín: Bus no. 45/451. From Puerto Rico and Faro: Bus no. 70/701.

The telephone number for Palmitos Park is (0034) 928-797-070.

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