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Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village

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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 917 597 5544
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The Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village is a place that reflects the mesmerising beauty of a province that is known as the "Last Frontier of the Philippines". It showcases a sheer variety or tropical butterflies from the Southern region of the country. These free flying butterflies are surrounded with live exhibits of scorpions, green-crested lizards, phasmid and mantises which are considered their natural predators. It is a window to the natural ecology of these colourful insects. Another added attraction are the rescued endemic wildlife of Palawan. These animals are given the chance of a second life by being rescued from poachers and wouldn't have survived in the wild because of the probability of suffering the same fate all over again. Like the Palawan Peacock Peasant and the Palawan Bearcat, these animals are now ambassadors of their own species in the wild. By educating the public about these wild yet gentle creatures the facility promotes public awareness about how our actions as human beings can affect greatly everything in our environment.
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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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+63 917 597 5544
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

I went because was close to my accommodation, and it surprised me. The tour guide are so gentle and prepared, and the garden is beautiful, there are many palawan's animals as well. And the best part was meeting part of Palawan's tribes. Visit ticket is...More

Thank ternus13
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

This was a part of our city tours (day 1 Feb. 13 2017)) in Puerto Prinsesa. This is a family oriented activity. My GF like the butterflies she took a lot of pictures. There was a part where I get to pick up a "stick...More

Thank pasjr4
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

The place is small but the guides are nice. Highlight of our visit was to able to meet the palaw-an tribe, descendants of Tabon people who lived in the Tabon Cave. Learned a lot from them.

Thank vadeguzman
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Its nice, not so big, maybe expected more, but personel is nice. Good explanation about butterflys and other animals.

Thank Barbara P
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

You first walk through the butterfly garden, which is pretty cool, and then you go to a theater, where the indigenous people display they customs. I found the "show" to be fascinating and only wish there could have been more interaction with them.

Thank Darcy A
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

The place is nice, they show the entire breeding cycle of a butterfly. The management is still poor and have a lot of scope of improving further. Especially the tour guides, they should be more elaborative and patient with people for their questions and queries.

Thank Vikas S
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

Yepp, nice place and interesting to see so many butterflys. But most interesting to see natives and try to understand a little of ther culture. Nice yes

Thank Wuffe N
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

The Palaw'an tribe was the highlight of this destination. I would have loved to see more and learn more of their way of life.

Thank Ricca Z
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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

it was great to see the indegeneous culture presented in addition to the butterfly garden at this place. butterfly garden is very small and not many butterflies are there. however the indegeneous people present there culture and You may take the photo with their pet...More

Thank Bushrakhalid
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Very informative, we'll maintained facility. It showcases native tribal culture aside from butterflies. Very well spoken tour guides and friendly place to visit

Thank duktorjuanderer
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