Butterfly Conservatory, El Castillo

(4.7/5 based on 340+ 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
  • The staff and volunteer guides are great. What is the best is that the land has been restored and it incourages other species to thrive. Enjoyed the closeness and beauty. 
  • Beautiful, nice hiking inside. great views of the Butterfly's both open and closed views. people were very knowledgeable and answered a lot of questions. 
  • Stepping into the butterfly conservatory was like entering another dimension, tainted with fairy wings and lots of magic! So much care and passion obviously put into the place and the volunteers were ...  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