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Address: Candijay, Philippines

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It's a very pretty place but the young man who does the tour is the real attraction here. He made the lack of butterflies kind of insignificant really. He made jokes about them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Waste of time! Luckily the entrance fee was only 20-25 pesos. This was part of a bigger tour. I saw more butterflies on a hike in the PH than I did in this sanctuary. You have a guide that walks you through the sanctuary educating you with info that's only half accurate. As you walk through the place the guide... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's a very pretty place but the young man who does the tour is the real attraction here. He made the lack of butterflies kind of insignificant really. He made jokes about them being lazy and needing to "get to work, we have customers". There are butterflies, don't get me wrong, and the place is very pretty. Well worth stopping!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Boring! Decrepit and little to see. The butterflies was missing. Need to be refurbished and maybe use more film and some interactive installations!

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West Harptree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Most day tours take this in and it is worth it if your passing by. They give you plenty of information and you get to see some very beautiful moths and butterflies. You can also pose for the silliest of pictures ever.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Educational and entertaining place to visit. I'm rather jaded and difficult to please with regard to humor, but I enjoyed some laughs at this place. The guide was knowledgeable and had some good jokes. All of us learned a few things in the bargain. The guide coached us in taking some "forced false perspective" photos which I will treasure forever.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited the butterfly sanctuary already 4 years ago. At that time it was really nice, lots of butterflies to see. But now, it wasn't the same any more. Just very few butterflies were to see- maybe we saw 5 within the whole "protected area"!! People are friendly there, but the main attraction, the butterflies is missing. Hope this will... More 

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Limerick,Maine (USA)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

In July 2011, I and my Philippine wife went on tour of Bohol. We stopped at butterfly sanctuary for an hour. The best part was the butterfly guide who told us all about the butterflies and told good jokes!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We came to the Butterfly Sanctuary on Bohol Island because of their Ice Cream :), my sister recommended to MUST TRY, and I had, durian, avocado and mango in one sitting.. so delicious. When you go in the Sanctuary a guide takes you around the garden to show you the life of the butterflies. The kids enjoyed the educational tour... More 

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Regina Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I had been to other butterfly farms but this one offered a private tour guide. Uniquely colored butterflies and plenty of picture taking opportunities. It's a nice venue for families, couples or anyone interested in butterflies.

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

The Butterfly Sanctuary on Bohol Island is really to recommend. There is a small entrance fee, can’t remember how much it was. As soon as you paid your entrance fee there is a guide from the Sanctuary available who is going to show you around. The guide explains you everything and if you have questions he answers the happily. After... More 

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Address: Candijay, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Bohol Island  >  Candijay

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