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Butterfly Sanctuary at Mambukal Resort

Bacolod, Philippines
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Ranked #15 of 19 Attractions in Bacolod
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Sunday visit to see the dozens of butterflies was a treat , but not one of the best, apparently the owners are more interested in selling souvenirs than the number of different species.. One of the nicer experiences was watching them feed.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I love butterflies and was disappointed when there were very few varieties in the garden when the sample display showed more. Nevertheless,I still enjoyed seeing these beautiful creatures closely.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In comparison with some others this was a little disappointing with only about 3 or 4 small different butterflies visible in the enclosure... Maybe we went off-season?

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Bacolod, Philippines
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9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The place is basically a net of 5 square meters with about 30 butterflies flying in it. I saw about 3 different species. They don't have much place to fly, and a few flowers to fly by. OK to spend 15 main and take a couple of pictures.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I have an interest in butterflies so this was an interesting excursion for me. As you enter the facility, there is a good bit of information available but you will need to go through the items slowly. They need to update and move on to video monitors and computer screens that give a better presentation. When you're dealing with small... More

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Bacolod City
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9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I didn't pay much attention to this butterfly garden until a visitor took interest in going there. So, I was obliged. The steps going there are kinda difficult for the elderly. the steps made from natural stones. but there is a balustrade that you can steady yourself. but when you get in, you will see the collections in different colors.... More

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

a side trip on attending a friends wedding in bacolod, view was nice and truly relaxing. especially that we went there early morning thru a friends car although there are plenty of public transport available. went up to 6th falls following uphill trail then kids made a dip then did the UNCOMMON REJUVENATING walking down thru vegetable farms that was... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

You should visit this place because they have a wide range of species of butterflies that can be found on negros. Aside from this, negros's gem also has 7 falls you can go to through hiking

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Lots of fun exploring the area. Food is available from vendors when I went in 2007. Amenities are looking a bit tired but that's standard for Asia.

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

There is a small entrance fee to the place, which allows you to enter the garden with many butterflies. It is just a small stroll and takes around 15 minutes to complete if you walk really slowly. There are many sorts of butterflies and there are also exhibits of those that are dead. A good thing that they could have... More

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