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Butterfly Farm - Camp John Hay

Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #33 of 37 attractions in Baguio
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Taguig City, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

when we visited the facility, most of the poor butterflies have broken wings. Perhaps from too much taking of pictures. the "kuya" there will be happily and carefully catch a butterfly or two for that cute wacky photo ops with those lovely winged creatures.

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Senior Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Area was accessible but very few species of butterflies were seen at the time we visited. Quite disappointed.

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Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The location itself is spectacular,, the entrance specially the bridge part.. but.. it's disappointing. There were a lot of butterflies hanging on the withering plants and flowers, most of them are dead. I am not sure why, but the caretaker is hunting down butterflies so he could get some live ones to stick somewhere in your hand, face, head, etc.... More

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Al Khor, Qatar
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Quite frustrating, not even 1 single butterfly was seen here. Area was undergoing renovation which was understandable, but they should have at least put out a sign saying so. What a waste of time and effort, totally infuriating.

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Heinola
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

When ever you visit Baguio in Luzon Philippines, this John Hay area up on the mountains is a must to see! We did find also a real nice butterflyes there! Never knew that kind of a colours and so biiiiiig size of those beautiful creatures. I recommend! Also Baguio is a very nice place for western people as it is... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Butterfly farm is not that known to visit in baguio. The place is very small. The staff is very entertaining.

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Baguio, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

The butterfly garden is a pretty small place - but the staff here is really nice and sweet. They "planted" butterflies on all of us and we took cheesy photos! Later we just ambled around. 2 of our group were Biology teachers so they enjoyed seeing it all even more - since the staff then showed us cocoons where the... More

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Manila
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

There are seasons where the butterflies fly and don't. It is best when they're all flting and landing in you face, shoulder, etc. The place is about 50 sqm only.

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San Pablo City, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

The place is a little bit run down, and not very big. Only a few people could go in at one time, and the they were catching the butterflies with net.

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Baguio City, Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

always a place to go with family and friends but hope this will turn like the old john hay for free to camp in the ground.

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