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Butterfly Conservatory Of Goa

Rajnagar , Pisgal , Priol , between Tropical Spice Farm and Sahakari Spice farm, Ponda 403404, India
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As featured in Goa for young kids
Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Ponda
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Surrounded by lush countryside, this husband and wife-run butterfly farm is home to several rare species.
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Hyderabad, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Me and 3 others visited the conservatory around the 20th of december 2013, we used google maps to find our way and a wonderful road it was that led up to this location : ) We were taken on a tour by the guide who gave us time to soak things in and catch glimpses of a host of different... More

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Ahmedabad, India
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After having found this place on trip advisor , we were induced to visit this Conservatory . To our surprise , we found many birds ! The owner , Dr. Jyoti and her family are indeed passionate about nature and biodiversity .She was very kind to extend her warm welcome and spared time with us to show her house's roof... More

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Chandigarh, India
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Having planned a butterfly conservatory in the middle of Goa seemed unusual to me initially. On visiting, it was an amazing experience, Though we went in the afternoon, when the butterflies were having a siesta time, but the overall experience was refreshing. My 4 year old had a lot of questions. The conservatory run by the husband and duo who... More

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Chandigarh, India
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

If you like touristy places with lots of things to do, and lots of people around, this is NOT for you. However, I loved it for the following reasons 1. Labour of love by two lovely people - a Homeopathy doctor & an engineer 2. Beautifully created green landscape attracting a variety of flora & fauna in a small hillock.... More

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Pune, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We visited this place in afternooon and it did not meet our expectations. After reading the reviews I was too excited but could hardly find any butterflies.May be we have visited this park at wrong time as per the tickect seller.One may try to visit this park during Spetember or in morning.We were charged 100 Rs per head.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Brilliant effort by a nature loving family to conserve and increase the population of butterflies. During year ends you get to see various types of butterflies and also the owner takes out time to explain details about each of the butterfly family, their food and habits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Really impressed by the dedication with which the garden has been set up. Don't miss the awesome rainwater harvesting system built into the owner's house. Recommended for the nature lover and the bird watcher / butterfly watcher type who is willing to spend some time for a sighting. The butterflies apparenty don't wake up till the sun is out and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

I visited this place after reading all the great reviews here on tripadvisor but, was really dissapointed. First of all its really far off from the places where most tourists stay(we stayed near baga beach) it took us about 1.5 hours to reach there and could hardly find any butterflies. We were charged some 150 rupees per head and then... More

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Holywell, Wales, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a fantastic, unusual place to visit. It is close to the Spice Farm where the tour only takes an hour and gives you lunch, so you can go to the Butterfly Conservatory as well afterwards. You can do it in an hour also, but may want to just sit and watch for longer. Rare species of butterfly like... More

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Nice, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We, the three of us, arrived very early to see and watch the butterflies and other creatures wake slowly in the warmth of the morning sun, despite the conservatory being on the west side of the hill. Even before we entered the conservatory we were treated to a Butterfly show with caterpillars of the Blue Tiger butterflies. Yashodan Heblekar met... More

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