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Address: La Fortuna | Represa Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 24791170
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In an environment full of flora and fauna in a primary rainforest, you will...

In an environment full of flora and fauna in a primary rainforest, you will find one of the most beautiful places to visit in La Fortuna near to the Arenal Volcano.The Motmot Jungle & Mabewa Butterfly Garden!! Here, you will find trails in and out of the rainforest and the best Butterfly Garden area having the opportunity to observe mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and most colorful butterflies of Costa Rica recognized, within these, the Morpho Butterfly that has large size and striking color for visitors. We have a great offer for all those who visit us, an incoming package to Arenal Hanging Bridges and The Motmot Jungle & Mabewa Butterfly Garden in the same entrance price of Arenal Hanging Bridges, obtaining not only the opportunity to see animals in our facilities but also in the Arenal Hanging Bridges for one price. Call us or email us, we will be more than happy to help you! Your satisfaction is our passion!

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Loved the Mariposario!

We stopped here between activities during a day tour of Arenal. The conservatory is set up as a natural habitat for various butterflies. You can walk through and see them in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2013
Aquarius695
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Lebanon, Connecticut

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McDonough, Georgia
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Paid $20 each, This was a small place compared to others. It had a small trail threw the trees and around a field lined with flowering hedges. Not many butterflies outside because of the rain. Lots of hummingbirds . The enclosed area had 10 to 15 at most on the day we went. It was small . Raining and off... More 

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Lebanon, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stopped here between activities during a day tour of Arenal. The conservatory is set up as a natural habitat for various butterflies. You can walk through and see them in the various stages of life.

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2 Thank Aquarius695
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is a medium size flower garden with a butterfly "habitat" where they raise butterflies for sale, mostly to US museums and zoos and such. It is no match for your Natural Science Museum's Butterfly habitat and if you're expecting something huge, you're bound to be disappointed. We visited during rain storm and as you might expect there were very... More 

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6 Thank Stephen K
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We really enjoyed our visit to this place! It was reasonably priced, the butterfly garden was really cool and the little hike afterwards was enough of a challenge for beginners, but still not taxing. Our favorite part was all the guava trees at the end. Even though they are off the trail, the people who worked there said we were... More 

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1 Thank Betty L
Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We were surprised by the negative reviews - we loved this place! Very reasonably priced. Hundreds of beautiful butterflies. We also saw monkeys, toucans, humming birds and tad poles. The jungle walk was gorgeous though a little scary in parts as there is no handrail. Would definitely return and recommend. If you are saying at the Lost Iguana it is... More 

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englewood, NJ, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

There is no tour here. You walk around a small garden that has some interesting butterflies but there is no guide to tell you anything about what you are seeing.

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TheMotmotJungle, Gerente at The Motmot Jungle, responded to this review

Hi Vivian, We appreciate your opinion because it helps us to improve our project to continue to grow and provide the best service to the other visitors who come in the future ... Here there is not a tour ... Here we offer the best Butterfly Garden entrance at La Fortuna and included is the entrance to a trail in... More 

Ekaterinburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We stoped by the tourist information office in La Fortuna to book a birds watching tour for the next day. Mot Mot was offered to us by the travel official. So we took a guide for 30 USD and paid a 10 USD entrance fee per person. Next morning we arrived at 5.50 AM and the tour itself was scheduled... More 

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