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Wirikuta Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas

A garden is an ideal place for a quiet walk, a bike ride, or an ancient mystical theater

Best time: October–July

Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden is located in Puerto Los Cabos, 1.2 miles (2 km) from San José del Cabo. The park is an example of exceptional landscaping and you must visit it for its diverse flora and ancient night performances.

The main attraction here is Wirikuta's three granite pyramids, surrounded by about 1,500 species of cacti and succulent plants. Discover about a million plants from Africa, South America, and Mexico. Apart from cacti, other highlights include a maze of bougainvilleas and sculptures by local artists.

Come to enjoy Mexican past come to life during the ancient Wirikuta Show celebrating Huichol culture. Spectacular night performances run every Wednesday from October to July. You'll see dances, acrobatic performances, and a fire show. Also, booths on the territory usually offer Huichol products.

The best time to visit Wirikuta is naturally between October and July when there's a chance to witness the unique Huichol show and the weather is pleasant. Also, if you visit anytime from late April to June, watch out for cactus bloom.

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What is the main attraction of Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden?

Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden boasts three granite pyramids and over 1,500 species of cacti and succulent plants which make it a major attraction for visitors. The garden has plants originating from Africa, South America and Mexico, which amount to over a million in total. Visitors can also explore the sculpture gallery or navigate through the attractive bougainvillea maze. Show more

What kind of plants can visitors find at the Wirikuta Garden?

With over 1,500 species in the Wirikuta Garden, cacti and succulent plants are the principal plants to appreciate by visitors. There are over a million plants in the garden coming from Africa, South America, and Mexico. The garden is also surrounded by beautiful bougainvillea, a sculpture gallery, and additional forms of art. Show more

When is the best time to visit Wirikuta to witness the ancient Wirikuta Show?

The ancient Wirikuta Show, celebrating Huichol culture, is only shown on Wednesdays between October and July. These months should be the most advantageous time to visit Wirikuta in order to see the show. Visitors should be wary of the rainy season, which occurs in September and early October. Therefore, it is best to visit during drier months. Show more

Are there any special events taking place at the Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden apart from the Wirikuta Show?

Wirikuta offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely walk or bike ride through its garden filled with stunning beauty and ancient pyramids. The garden also hosts a sculpture gallery and a chance to discover Huichol culture through sellers vending their handmade goods. The Wirikuta Show is also a special event that visitors should not miss while at Wirikuta. Show more

Where is Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden located in Cabo San Lucas?

The Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden can be found in Puerto Los Cabos, only approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from San José del Cabo in Cabo San Lucas. The garden is quickly accessible, and visitors should indeed sign up for a guided tour to gain access to the pyramids, Cacti, and sculptures. The entrance fee is reasonable, so friends and family should not hesitate to visit. Show more

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