Butterfly Conservatory, El Castillo

(4.7/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Take a tour of Butterfly Conservatory, a picturesque garden center with butterfly habitats. Admire the vibrant butterflies spread across four domed habitats, divided according to the geographic locations they represent. A friendly guide will give plenty of information about each species, and then take you to the frog habitat, medicinal herb garden, and the small insect museum. After the tour, extend your visit with a relaxing walk on the garden trails, full of lush trees, colorful birds, and howler monkeys. See Butterfly Conservatory and all El Castillo has to offer by arranging your trip with our El Castillo vacation builder.
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  • A highlight of our trip to the area!!! Beautiful, gentle butterflies by the thousands (millions?) Spectacular rainforest vegetation. Colorful flowers. Beautiful (albeit poisonous) frogs. Take the walk...  more »
  • As a volunteer at the Butterfly Conservatory, I had the privilege of hanging out with Blue Morphos all day and get to know all the amazing facts about butterfly's life. I had a great time guiding our ...  more »
  • Wonderful experience! Really neat volunteer program and a nice walk in the rain or heat of the day. Will return!  more »
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  • Beautiful beautiful butterflies and also nice frog habitat
  • Who doesn't like butterflies. Seriously cool stop, the road to get there is in terrible shape but with it. Staff really friendly and show you around, I miss them already.
  • Interesting exhibits, the guides are friendly and well informed.
  • Very nice. People trying to preserve the jungle having done great work. Logs of butterflies and frogs, nice people, recommended!
  • awesome but $15