Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), Monteverde

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Learn about native insects and arachnids at Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), an ecological education facility located in a mountainous area. Established with an aim to change preconceptions about these creatures (in particular, small ones with lots of legs), the gardens have four different habitats supporting over 30 species of butterfly, while over 20 species of insects and arachnids live in the nature center. Let the guides introduce you to the varied inhabitants of the gardens, explaining their behavior and importance to the ecosystem--and maybe, just maybe, encouraging you to give one a hold. Put Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) into our Monteverde trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Monteverde.
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  • Far from being a 'corporate' attraction, this is a small and very loved little business run by people that really care and know what they are doing. Our guide was Roberto who was a fountain of knowled...  read more »
  • Very very nice. Several greenhouses, of different sizes, or fly a lot of butterflies. Treat for the eyes. We did the tour only, and stayed there at least more than 1 hour. We're never bored. Personnel who are on site is very nice, which does not spoil anything.
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  • Very enjoyable visit, our guide Mat seemed passionate and was very knowledgeable. The tour starts with the insects and spiders' room. There you can observe many species from the region and the guide e...  read more »
  • This is a "must see" if you are in Monteverde. The tours are so informative. Not only will you learn about butterflies, you can also see walking sticks, tarantulas, Hercules beetles, scorpions and more. I was there in August when a group of Monkeys arrived. They thought the screen above the butterfly garden was a trampoline. We watched in awe for about 30 minutes while the monkeys played. My kids were so thrilled!!
  • The gardens were amazing!!! Brittany was a great tour guide. She gave us a lot of interesting facts and was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend this butterfly garden!!
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  • Very good! They have 4 different types of ecosystems and their different species of Butterfly Gardens, very entertaining and educational.
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  • Tour super fun! Recommend to everybody!
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