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Address: Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Nicely Maintain

We were in there for a short time but overall we found the place well maintained. I was surprised to see different kind of butterfly collection in one place. Wish we were there a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in there for a short time but overall we found the place well maintained. I was surprised to see different kind of butterfly collection in one place. Wish we were there a little longer.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The butterflies were beautiful and colourful. The receptionist was so helpful. Lots of butterflies compare to the butterfly garden at Puerto Princesa.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

There's a few butterflies and not a lot of species.. Butterfly sanctuaries are supposed to make you happy, i felt sad here.

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1 Thank iammarycel
Bacolod, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

went there a few years ago and enjoyed it. the butterfly sanctuary doesn't just house butterflies but other insects, too, flying and crawling. a trip there would be educational and fun for kids and adults alike.

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belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

nice place to go with your kids or family, just down forget that it is really busy on weekends of local people..so if you wil have quiet day..go on working days.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

This is a very small netted garden with just a few species of butterflies, but the place is quite nice. They show you a quick video before you enter the garden, and they have a small souvenir shop as you exit. Nice for a few minutes of rest during a visit to Mambukal Resort.

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The available butterfly species to see are limited but it was interesting to see the butterflies feeding on fruit slices and artificial 'nectar concoction'. There was no keeper to interpret so it was pretty much a 'see and google it for more information' experience. There are preserved bugs and butterflies collection. We were already in Mambukal so we just thought... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Very nice collection of butterflies. I like the fact that when you walk in, different kinds of butterflies (with the caterpillars and pupas) are separated in different cages. Unfortunately, there is no guided tour so you will have to appreciate the butterflies yourself.

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Negros Island, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice place to relax and visit the butterflies. Also educational to learn more about the butterflies. Great place for kids.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Went here last year, and there were hardly any butterflies flying around. There were tons of dead ones in frames though. I think my nieces were taken aback by them.

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