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Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary

Cang-Apa | Larena, Philippines
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Riddells Creek, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It's very scant. The owner is trying to provide something both for the tourists and for ecological reasons. Don't expect too much. Have a beer with him in his cafe.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited the butterfly sanctuary this week. The area is currently fairly small but the owner plans to expand by December of this year as he already is cultivating the needed plants. There were not a huge variety of kinds of butterflies but there were quite a few of the ones he does have. Took a number of great photos as... More

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The butterfly farm is in ln land in Siquejor . We went on a long ride along the trail of Bandilaan Forest Park. It is small and cozy. But the butterflies hovering just about every here around you, is a restful and a joyful experience . They are so beautiful . And so easy to photograph as if they are... More

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Amsterdam
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A small butterfly garden with several butterflies. The friendly owner initiated the garden because he saw that there were fewer butterflies every year on the island due to farming with pesticides. His aim is to attract butterflies, create a breeding place for them and free them so hopefully the amount of butterflies will increase again. Besides he told us that... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Dante deserves our support for his venture to restore native butterfly species to their prior numbers. Deforestation and insecticides are threatening their existence. He is setting up a small but thoughtful project to attempt to build numbers back up again. He apparently relies on donations to make progress, without any funding from elsewhere - dig deep!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They are doing a great job. Its small but lots of butterflies. We saw some caterpillers and some stick insects aswell.

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Lille, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The butterfly sanctuary was a nice moment of our adventure tour. We could see plenty of butterflies. Man in charge of the greenhouse was really friendly, and has a really beautiful girl who wanted to be our guide ;)

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were on a bicycling tour that brought us to this special place. It had so much to offer--but the best part was the 200% effort by the staff and owners to make this a enjoyable experience. Our guide was wonderful--informative, funny, and got us interactive with the butterflies. He took photos of all us with butterflies on our noses.... More

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leicester
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had a lovely time looking around this small butterfly sanctuary. The owner is so friendly and passionate about the conservation of butterflies and their habitat. Very enjoyable!

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Adelaide
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

A great place to look at a short trip from Larena will get you there just sak the locals they speak good Englist

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