Butterfly Conservatory, El Castillo
(4.7/5 based on 320+ 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • A nice place. 4 greenhouses reproducing 4 different habitats and the myriads of butterflies that inhabit them including the beautiful blue morpho. A vivarium for a few frogs and turtles. And finally a walk in the park along the river. Visit!
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  • We loved our visit the the butterfly conservator, staff was very knowledgeable. The butterflies were beautiful, frogs were cool but would have been nice to see more of them. 
  • While staying at an AirBnb in El Castillo, we visited the Butterfly Conservatory. What a GREAT location... simply beautiful. They have done a wonderful job showing the various butterflies and how they...  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