Wildlife Watching  - Myriad forms of life

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Wildlife Watching

Myriad forms of life

Why do Wildlife Watching Colombia?

Visitors who enjoy the simple pleasures of nature will enjoy the enormous variety of plants and animals that have made their home in Colombia.

Variety of species

54,871 species of different biological groups in Colombia are registered with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

Diversity of flora

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The country is home to 4,010 species of orchids, 262 palms, 1,721 mosses, 1,641 ferns, and 53 kinds of non-flowering plants.

Saltwater life

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As for vertebrates, Colombia is home to 479 mammal, 571 reptile, 763 amphibian, 2,000 saltwater, and 1,533 freshwater fish species.

Activities and experiences

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Botanical Garden

San Andres is seen a different way from the 12 meter high viewpoint installed at the Botanical Garden, in the Caribbean...

Iguaque Nature Reserve

Houses that are museums, an ostrich farm and a festival in which the tomato is the protagonist are some plans to enjoy...

Munchique National Nature Park

Travelers enjoy birdwatching in the Munchique National Nature Park, where 500 bird species, including 37 types of...

Madrevieja Videles Wetland

Madrevieja Videles Wetland is a sanctuary of flora and fauna in the aquatic heart of the Valle del Cauca. The wetland...
Los Besotes Eco Park, Valledupar

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Los Besotes Eco Park

The Los Besotes Eco Park is a natural reserve located six miles from Valledupar. It has four wildlife observatories and...

Rio Bravo Nature Reserve

Located in one of the wettest areas of the world, the main attraction of the Rio Grande Nature Reserve is its well...

Galeras Volcano Wildlife Sanctuary

Travelers rest and relax in the 7,615 acre Galeras Volcano Wildlife Sanctuary’s cloud forest ecosystem. A watershed...

Ocetá Páramo

Frailejones mosses lichens and other plants adorn the landscape of the Ocetá páramo, a natural refuge that is reached...
Mirador Naipata II, Amazonas

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Mirador Naipata II

Naipata II, located in the upper part of the town of Puerto Nariño, offers the best views of the landscape of the area...
Aquarium and Marine Museumr, Santa Marta

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Aquarium and Marine Museum

Those who come to the Aquarium and Marine Museum in Rodadero encounter a different experience: a giant aquarium...
Visit the Cocora Valley - Home of the wax palm

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Visit the Cocora Valley

In the town of Salento, 15.5 miles north from Armenia, you can visit the Cocora Valley, where the wax palm, Colombia’s...
Los Farallones de Cali National Nature Park  - Cali

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Los Farallones de Cali National Nature Park

Species such as the spectacled bear and the anteater, along with Colombian Rock chickens, parrots, and eagles inhabit...
Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary  - Nature in La Cocha

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Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary

The Corota Island Wildlife Sanctuary, with 35 acres of land and 10 acres of water, is the smallest of the country's...

Santa Inés Paramo

The Santa Inés Paramo is located in the town of Belmira, located two hours by road north from Medellin. There, visitors...

Tanimboca Reserve

In its 75 acres of protected forest, Tanimboca Reserve offers ecotourism activities. Explore the swamp ecosystem on...

Visits Breeding ground Posada Arango Andres

A good place to appreciate the fruity richness of western Antioquia is the Andrés Posada Arango nursery in Sopetrán, 40...

Explore the Quindío Botanical Gardens

Drive 4.3 miles east of Armenia to Calarcá to reach the Quindío Botanical Gardens, where visitors are treated to an...
Eloy Valenzuela Botaniccal Garden - In Floridablanca

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Eloy Valenzuela Botaniccal Garden

In the Eloy Valenzuela Botanical Garden in Floridablanca, you can arrive after going south of Bucaramanga for about 10...

Santa Fe Zoo

In the Santa Fe Zoo in Medellin visitors can see 922 animals of 238 species. Some of the animals that live there are...

Amazon World Ecological Park

The Amazon World Ecological Park, located 15 minutes from Leticia, is an environmental learning center that features...

Guillermo Pilleres Botanical Garden

The Guillermo Piñeres Botanical Garden in Turbaco is a place in close contact with nature; it has protected the fauna...