Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), Monteverde

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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. Plan to visit Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) during your Monteverde vacation using our convenient Monteverde online journey planner .
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  • Great tour! Very informative and fun. Our guide Alex , 5 Stars, she was awesome! She had a charisma about her and was genuinely excited. Also, RAWR!!  more »
  • At first you go through insects room, where a volunteer explains a lot about all insects, scorpions, tarantulas, spiders, ants, ..Then you go through few butterflies gardens. They are small, but nice....  more »
  • Butterfly blue foil face pattern of the OWL cannot be seen in Japan staff staff warm and touch friendly emerged from me, explaining how even pupae very well, since they are really strange and beautiful
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  • Love this place. Awesome staff and very informative tour. Jane was very knowledgeable and really good at explaining in both english and french. If you pay close attention there's so much to see in such a tiny area, I actually came back to spend a second day there, taking photos of the smallest details. The mother scorpion carrying babies on her back was adorable. Sort of.
  • The butterfly garden was a fun informative exhibit. Jane was our guide and she was extremely enthusiastic about her job and made the experience. In addition to her knowledge on the butterflies she also talked to us about the other insect exhibits they have. Worth the trip for a few hours.
  • This place was great. We got to release a butterfly in their garden! We saw a lot of butterflies and insects, the tour guide was great and worth the money. If you are walking, the path to the gardens is a little steep, but we did not have much problem walking up and down it.
  • Extremely fun and educational. Staff is very welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended.
  • Excellent. The guide was incredibly knowledgeable and genuinely excited about everything she taught us. The different habitats are very interesting and a great place to learn about bugs
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