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Butterfly Farm

J. E. Irausquin Blvd., Oranjestad, Aruba
297 -586-3656
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Ranked #17 of 54 Activities in Oranjestad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Farms
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Central Florida, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Some very gorgeous butterflies we've never seen before. Guided tour very informative, don't pass it up. Hatching butterflies. Pools, benches, lots of plants & trees. You pay once, you come free for the rest of your trip. Small gift shop where we found an excellent wedding gift---to our surprise! Outside is a bird watering station with unique Aruban? birds. Bright... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The butterfly farm has a 15 dollar entrance fee for adults, however the 30 minute tour was well worth the entry price. It is very scientific informative, and the guide points out things the layman wouldn't notice- such as caterpillars, eggs, atlas moths, etc. the tour also allows you to view the silk cacoons up close and we were able... More

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Astoria, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

After many, many visits to Aruba, I finally made it to the Butterfly Farm this year! It is a very special little place. The tour will cost you $15 dollars and allows you a free trip back within a week. The tour guide was so sweet and smart. He taught us so much about the the different butterflies in the... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Based on the size and conservative signage, we didn't have high expectations. We were beautifully surprised by the charm, knowledge and obvious dedication to the cultivation of the environment in which butterflies flourish. It was so peaceful and relaxing to sit and just watch. Remember if a butterfly lights on you, make a wish.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Delightful butterfly farm...knowledgeable staff. Wonderfully beautiful experience for all, young & old!

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you spend anytime in Aruba it is well worth your time to visit the Butterfly Farm. The guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. They tour includes a detailed explanation of the farm and the process by which they breed and care for the butterflies and moths. It is not a large place so a tour along with time spent... More

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Darlington, South Carolina
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36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The Butterfly Farm is in the Palm Beach resort area and along the road. So, it is not a "farm" that is off the beaten track, i.e., it is very easy to find. It is basically a large net-covered expanse, which makes it impossible for the butterflies to escape or get eaten by outside enemies. Our guide was very knowledgeable... More

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New York City, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed the walk to the Butterfly Farm from our hotel. It is a great place to break up a day from the beach & pool. The staff was very friendly & informative. I recommend a visit you won't be disappointed.

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Forest, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As soon as we passed through the entrance of the Butterfly Farm, I was struck with a strong sense of being in a magical place. One must enter and leave the enclosure quickly, to ensure the butterflies stay inside. As you enter, the butterflies are immediately fluttering all around you and it is truly breathtaking. Be careful though, if you... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you get there around 0730 you will get a chance to see some butterflies come out of their lil cocoons. They have all types of butterflies ranging from the Amazon to Africa. Their little tours are very instructive. Go early when it is nice and cool because it does get a little tropical. We went in July.

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