Parque Lomas de Arena, Santa Cruz

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#3 of 11 in Parks in Santa Cruz
Explore the 14,000 hectares (34,594 acres) of Parque Lomas de Arena, a semi-arid coastal area featuring sand dunes rising to 12 m (39 ft). The park opened in 1990 to protect the dunes, but encompasses a variety of terrain including jungle, tropical plains, and a picturesque central lagoon. Keen-eyed visitors can spot numerous mammals and over 250 avian species here. Currently, no public transport services the park, so your best bet is to visit with a tour company; consider one that operates specific birdwatching excursions. Arrange your visit to Parque Lomas de Arena and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santa Cruz using our Santa Cruz holiday maker app .
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  • October 2, 2017
    very nice, close, urban, sexy encounter with sand dunes and nature ecological. Interesting place to walk between arenas.
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  • October 1, 2017
    Definitely have to go on 4 x 4 (arrive in approx half an hour) If you'll walk is approx. 3 hours. Pay per person 10bs by the entrance. When it's windy it is not recommended to go with short as you hit the sand. (I recommend go with pants, glasses) and Sun: Cap.
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  • August 24, 2017
    If you are bored and looking for something to do for a half day it could be a place to visit. However, keep in mind if you have been to Dune de Pilat in France you will be disappointed. Getting there,...  more »
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  • February 10, 2017
    The place is wonderful, but access is only done in the part of the day walking about 2 hours or renting a jip bug already in the entrance of the park where the entrances are bought.
  • June 17, 2017
    Surely the four-wheel drive is necessary. 4륜구동 필수!
  • October 26, 2016
    A tourist place near to the city to practice sandboard.
  • February 19, 2017
    Necessarily requires a 4 x 4 vehicle. There are no points of support on the road, but close to the hills, there are people who can help. The entrance has affordable and everything is worthwhile for this beautiful gift of nature.
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  • May 19, 2017
    Excellent for an adventure the sara desert type
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