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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  • Educational and fascinating! What started 15 years ago as a rain forest restoration project, with great success, has turned into a MUST VISIT for visitors to the La Fortuna area. Just a short drive pa...  more »
  • There are a large number of butterflies to see in a very neat and careful atmosphere, guides is very friendly and they provide much information. We also saw a number of frogs!
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  • Very nice activity in a well appointed place. It's a beautiful hike with several aviaries to butterflies, you'll see dozens of kinds of butterflies and there are guides on site to tell us about. There is also a place where you'll see several kinds of frogs. We enjoyed our experience.
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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