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Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

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Magical gardens filled with butterflies and some interesting insects

If you make your way to the Banteay Srey temple it is well worth it to stop off at the butterfly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chene D

This place is a scenic tuktuk ride away from Siem Reap. A very knowledgable guide took us around on... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
steph B
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Sanday Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 97 852 7852
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you make your way to the Banteay Srey temple it is well worth it to stop off at the butterfly center. Once there a guide will walk through the garden with you and explain a few things to you about the butterflies and the...More

1  Thank Chene D
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is a scenic tuktuk ride away from Siem Reap. A very knowledgable guide took us around on a tour and very few other people were there. 10 different species of butterfly and some of them were huge. It's true you can see these...More

1  Thank steph B
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Though quite a distance from our hotel, it was a nice tuk-tuk ride to Banteay Srey and learn about the life of butterfly species in Cambodia. It was a learning experience indeed and it was amazing to see them up close especially the common crow...More

1  Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

After a day visiting the wonderful temples of Angkor Wat, we chose to drive further out to Banteay Srei and on the way back we visited the butterfly farm as it was the afternoon we had missed a lot of butterflys hatching, but there were...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I took my 4 year old daughter and she really enjoyed chasing the butterflies around there was hundreds of them it was like a scene from lord of the rings! The food at the cafe there was decent aswel! Get down there and check this...More

1  Thank DEANOO1978
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Our tuk tuk driver stopped off here on the way back from the outlying temples. The staff were amazing - really knowledgable and excellent with the kids - lots of enthusiasm and allowed them to be hands on with the insects. This hadn’t been on...More

Thank Voyage563154
Reviewed July 13, 2018

After touring Cambodia and hearing and learning all about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge, this was a welcome respite. Unfortunately, there had recently been a storm so a lot of butterflies had died but there was still enough to enjoy flying around this netted...More

1  Thank Caroline P
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Local trust organisation doing their level best to preserve and protect species of butterflies in their district. We were told that local farmers use many pesticides and so the chances of butterflies surviving in this pastoral area are slim. Worth going in to see how...More

Thank myscha
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at the butterfly garden it was a nice rest stop. They take butterfly growing seriously and teach about the stages of development. It was peaceful and serene. Try the coconut.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the way back to Siem Reap from the Landmine Museum, and it was a lovely contrast to the dark history you are told of down the road. It was only $5 each for a ticket and my partner and I had...More

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March 3, 2016|
Response from mikemoran737 | Reviewed this property |
There is I believe what appeared to be a snack bar (cool under a thatched roof) where soft drinks were available. I had brought a pre-packed lunch which I ate in the snack bar before being guided around the splendid... More
Jason B
March 1, 2016|
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Response from Tevis S | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I arrived in the early afternoon around 1:00 pm. The fee was $5, but it includes a guided tour and then unlimited time walking around and relaxing in the enclosure. I recommend a book to enjoy, sit peacefully... More
Abdul S
March 18, 2015|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
The Butterfly Farm is on the road to Banteay Srey, and Kbal Spean, if you're going that far. Banteay Srey is about 30km North-East of Siem Reap. Beng Maelea is about 40km east of Siem Reap. Different major roads and I think... More