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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
64 helpful votes 64 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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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Aruba
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15 reviews 15 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went without knowing what to expect. When we arrived we were greeted and advised of the tour beginning in 10 min went outside in the garden one word awesome quite clean serene loved the place without taking the tour already. When the tour was about to start they came and looked for us never knew about butterfly's short live or... More

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It may be small, but it is one of the best things you can do while visiting Aruba. It will restore your serenity!

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