Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary, Siquijor Island

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Observe and inspect a variety of colorful butterflies and dragonflies at Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary. The ecologically minded facility raises species collected from the immediate area, Asia, and the rest of the world, with a view to release them into the wild. Here you can see each stage of this creature's fascinating life cycle, from vibrant and alien looking caterpillars, through a range of pupae, to the final majestic finished product (including the huge Attacus Atlas moth). You can buy moderately priced snacks and refreshments on site, with a small donation required for entry. Plan your visit to Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Siquijor Island attractions planner .
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  • A few minutes walk from the small barangy. 20x20 screened in area with plants/flowers, and many butterflies. Some very small and a few that are huge! You have to know what you are looking at. There ar...  more »
  • We visited this shrine of butterflies by chance and we liked it so much. Not only the beautiful butterflies, but also by the kindness of the guy who takes it, explained the project they are doing to us and was very interesting.
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  • Near the top of the hill this place is easy to miss but it is well worth searching for. The owner has a beautiful hidden garden full of amazing butterflies and a passion to reintroduce them back into ...  more »

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The small island of Siquijor offers plenty of accommodation choices for tourists, mostly clustered along its beaches, with a couple of hotels nestled in more remote spots or in the town. 3-star resorts line the coastline, offering private rooms, on site restaurants, and easy beach access, while the budget-conscious traveler can choose from the backpacker-style hostels and dormitories. You can find a variety of beachside cottages for rent, or as part of a resort.
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