Green Hills Butterfly Ranch, Cayo

4.6
#9 of 14 in Wildlife in Cayo
Witness more than 50 exotic and native species in flight at Green Hills Butterfly Ranch. The scenic botanical garden here functions both as a draw for tourists and also as a biological breeding ground and research facility. Researchers study the behavioral patterns and differences between the different species of butterflies. Thirteen species of hummingbirds also inhabit the gardens, so bird-watchers should bring a camera. Take a guided tour to acquire all sorts of valuable information; the site requires a minimum of two people for a tour. Make Green Hills Butterfly Ranch part of your personalized Cayo itinerary using our Cayo trip planner .
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  • We drove a half hour on a bad road to get there. Fortunately we met a local that told us their last tour was at 12pm otherwise we would have done the rough drive for nothing. All the guidebooks say th...  more »
  • You have to time your arrival with the hatching of the butterflies. The population goes down before the eggs hatch. We did get to see some beautiful butterflies including the Postman (my fav) and the ...  more »
  • It was a bit of an afterthought to be honest but we were VERY glad that we went. My youngest son helped one butterfly that was floundering a little on the ground and it jumped on my sons arm for the r...  more »

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