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Bohol Habitat Conservation Center

Poblacion | Bilar, 6317, Philippines
+63 38 535 9400
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Ranked #8 of 46 Attractions in Bohol Island
Type: Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
Owner description: At Habitat Bohol you will find a free guided tour around an open natural butterfly garden where...
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Type: Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
Owner description: At Habitat Bohol you will find a free guided tour around an open natural butterfly garden where over 160 species of Bohol butterflies have been recorded flying free. The tour also includes a display area and small enclosure for a close encounter with the local butterflies. Entrance fee for adults is 40pesos and kids 10pesos.
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Q.C.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Nothing much to see but we enjoyed our visit in this butterfly conservatory. Our tour guide kept us entertained of his jokes. We end up giving him a tip. There are so many photo opportunities too. Suitable for all ages.

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Oslo, Norway
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19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The park is small and is done in 10 minutes. The butterflies are nice. However this park is at best average and could have been more developed. The guide was a very funny young male which told a number of interesting stories, he made it from poor to average.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we enjoyed a lot! what made the scenery more fun was our jolly tour guide! keep it up dude! the butterflies were so amazing we could touch them..

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The place is very charming with its clean premises and sculptured gardens. The main attraction was the collection of butterflies, and it was exciting having so many butterflies fluttering around within reach. We did not get a guide, but friendly tourists happily offered us the chance to coerce the butterflies from their fingers onto ours - and it was not... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We visited when it was raining, so not many butterflies were around. The gardens are okay, but the small displays of preserved butterflies need maintaining and cleaning if they are to come up to the same standards as some of those to be seen in Thailand. The snack and drinks shop clearly does not cater to western visitors as there... More 

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Habitat M, Manager at Bohol Habitat Conservation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review of Habitat Bohol on tripadvisor. Yes when the weather is cool and wet, the butterflies are resting, and hard to see inside the enclosure and also in the garden, it's natural. And yes our dry stock displays are in need of more care because of the damp weather in Bilar, the displays are easily... More 

Manila, Philippines
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158 reviews 158 reviews
60 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The place is more commonly referred to by tour guides as the BUTTERFLY FARM / GARDEN because its main attraction is its extensive collection of butterflies, both alive and preserved. It has a smooth and well-planned layout which makes the tour pleasant and easy. The witty guide assigned to our small group of four made our walk-through not only entertaining... More 

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San Jose de Buenavista, Philippines
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

They had static displays of butterflies and moths from the Philippines. Also some live ones but not a lot.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This has to be one of the worst tourist attractions I've ever seen! So you expect to see butterflies at a sanctuary, right? Other than the ones we saw dead between two panes of glass, our total count was 3. For the whole place. 3 butterflies. And a hundred bad jokes from the guide.

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Habitat M, Manager at Bohol Habitat Conservation Center, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Habitat Bohol. Sorry you did not enjoy your visit. The weather is not always perfect for butterflies and therefor they are not visible sometimes. Sometimes the guide gets a bit carried away and forgets that not all guests are the same, and not everyone enjoys the local jokes. It was just unlucky the guide that you... More 

Melbourne
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It was raining the day we went and the butterflies were in hiding! Only one or two were attached to branches and as butterflies as essentially very lazy, in particular the Filipino black and yellow giant butterfly, we were able to carefully handle them and have them attached to our hair or faces for photo opportunities. Meanwhile, we took an... More 

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Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
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194 reviews 194 reviews
77 attraction reviews
599 helpful votes 599 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

upon arrival in butterflies conservation center you are greeted by their helpful staff. they will assist you from the entrance to the exit. upon entering you will be lectured about the life cycle of the butterflies. you can have different pictures on the butterflies. but upon entering the facade you can see the surrounding not maintain by the owner. it... More 

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