Jardin Botanico Nacional covers a total area of 404.5 hectares with wild, exotic, ornamental and native plants that make it a true sanctuary for birds and animals. In its hills, slopes and streams, you will find eucalyptus, specimens of broad leaves, conifers, hawthorn, some Chilean palms, shrubs, a rich undergrowth with ferns and mosses, as well as grasses and orchids.
The "Garden of the Oceanic Islands" is characterized by Easter Island vegetation; 46 endemic species of the Juan Fernández Archipelago and more than 60 native Cactaceae.
The property belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture offers an internal circuit of ecotourism and a sector for picnic.Places nearby:
Quinta Vergara Park Makes Its Mark on Chile Tourists and Locals 5 km / 3 mi
Casa de Pablo Neruda, El Quisco: The site of the present Isla Negra Museum 47 km / 29 mi
La Chascona: represents a poet's love 61 km / 38 mi
Mercado Central: Santiago's Bustling Fish Market That Attracts Photographers And Foodies Alike 89 km / 55 mi
Portal Temuco: Temuco's Shopping Haven 640 km / 397 mi