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Malaga Parks & Wildlife

The parks in Malaga are a botanical paradise and possess beautiful tropical and ornamental flowering plants and shrubs.

Parks such as Malaga Park, La Batería Park have exotic species of plants imported from various places around the world. It has some fantastic palm trees such as the Washingtonias, Antophoenix, Caryota and the Araucaria.

Several wildlife parks such as the thrilling crocodile park strive to make Malaga an exciting adventure holiday. Lobo Park offers guided tours for visitors.

Malaga Park (El Parque de Malaga)

Malaga Park (El Parque de Malaga)

Malaga Park, also known as Alameda Park or the Park is constructed at the end of the 19th century. The Park makes its way along the "Passeo del Parque". The park was constructed at the land reclaimed from the Sea. Filled with beautiful tropical flowering trees and shrubs, the park contains some exotic species brought from overseas specially Cuba, at the time when Malaga was an important trading centre.

Crocodile Park (Parque de Cocodrilos)
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Crocodile Park (Parque de Cocodrilos)

The Crocodile Park is located in Torremolinos, right in the heart of the Costa del Sol. In the Crocodile park, you can see and experience the prehistoric monsters which have survived more than 200 million years of evolution. You can walk beside them, take baby crocodiles into your hands or take as many pictures as you like, the fun never ends.

Address: Calle Cuba, 14, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain.
Tel.: +34 952 051 782

Montes de Malaga Natural Park (Parque Natural Montes de Málaga)
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Montes de Malaga Natural Park (Parque Natural Montes de Málaga)

This Park serves as the ‘green lung’ of the city with its lush 4,996 hectares of forest cover. The Montes de Málaga natural park is located in the northern side of the city of Málaga. A vast variety of flora and fauna is found in the region with 400 plant varieties, 27 mammals, 90 birds, 19 reptiles and eight amphibians till date.

Address: Casabermeja-Colmenar, Málaga, Spain.

Lobo Park, Antequera
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Lobo Park, Antequera

You literally get to howl with the wolves at the Lobo Park and experience the life of wolves in their semi-natural habitat. You can see four diverse species of wolves, including the indigenous Iberian wolf. The tourists can take guided tours where the guide explains about the wild beasts, or they can also attend the ‘Howl nights’ experience the wolves howling at full moon.

Address: Carr. de Antequera, km 16, 29200 Antequera, Málaga, Spain.
Tel.: +34 952 031 107

Batería Park (Parque la Batería)
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Batería Park (Parque la Batería)

This urban Park also known as Battery Park in Andalusia has brilliant views, children’s playground, a bike path, lookout tower and splendid ornamental fountains. The Park is situated at the north of Montemar and was created by the Torremolinos. The Park with its enriching flora and fauna, is a favourite locale of the tourists as well as the locals.

Address: Av. del Carmelo, s/n, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain.
Tel.: +34 952 379 400

Historical-Botanical Gardens (Jardín Botánico-Histórico La Concepción)
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Historical-Botanical Gardens (Jardín Botánico-Histórico La Concepción)

The traditional garden is based on English style of landscapes and has over a hundred years of history. The precinct boasts of having more than fifty thousand plants with two thousand species-tropical, subtropical and native. This botanical garden is a historical-artistic garden and is considered an advantage to the culture of Malaga.

Address: Camino del Jardin Botanico, 3 29014 Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 951 926 180

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