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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

The staff are very friendly and the talk they give you on arrival is both interesting and informative, but not so long that you get bored. The farm itself is beautiful and my daughter loved seeing all the butterflies flitting around her. It is quite small, so it doesn't take very long to get round it all but the fact... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

As adults, when we arrived, we were taken back a bit. "IS THIS IT" Well, yes it was. Butterflies are beautiful, but seriously, I see them at home and get more of a thrill. The place was hot & we couldn't wait to go. I think we spent about 20 minutes. I can see only certain children enjoying it, or... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Lots of pretty butterflies. Fun for the kids. Educational. Super hot inside there. For a couple of bucks you walked around a green house like structure and learn everything there is to know about butterflies. HINT: If you wear something green they'll land on you! I got a really beautiful Aruba butterfly magnet there.

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111 reviews 111 reviews
22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We're back in Aruba for our 6th visit and we always come the the butterfly farm. The staff who do the tour are really informative and the small gardens and beautiful butterflies make it a pleasure to visit. Even better is that you can keep returning during your stay for a single $15 entry fee. This gives you the chance... More

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Almont, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed taking pictures of all the butterflies, yes it was hot in the farm but tolerable, the tour guide told us about the butterflies cycle and we were allowed to stay as late as we wanted. It was worth it if you like butterflies.

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Nieuwendijk, The Netherlands
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234 reviews 234 reviews
127 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Butterfly Farm is nicely landscaped with an entrance area and behind that the area with the butterflies. The area with the butterflies is not very big, but there are a lot of colorful butterflies to see (some very large), and it is certainly a pleasure to be here to walk around and enjoy it. There were several guides and... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A 10 minute walk takes you to the butterfly farm.It is so tranquil and peaceful,and you wouldnt believe the colours on them.It is not very big,but you could spend a good hour there.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We made a brief stop at the butterfly farm, the owner greeted us and gave us a ticket to come back any time during our stay as the butterflies do different things at different times of the day so he wants guests to be able to see more. We took the brief tour to educate us on the butterflies and... More

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atlanta, ga
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great for children. Brief tour which covers the life of the butterfly. Bring your camera. Visit early in your trip - you can return as often as you want once you've paid for the initial visit. $15 adults, $8 children

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New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a nice break from the sun. The farm is small but has an abundant amount of butterflies. We were given an informative talk by a very knowledgeable gentleman and shown the different stages of a butterflies life. I have been to numerous butterfly exhibits over the years but Kevin made the information come to life. It was fascinating.... More

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