We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bocas Butterfly Garden

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Quaint and cool

we had a lot of rainy days and were looking for some fun things to do. This is a very cute place... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2015
NYCtwkt
,
New York City, New York
Small but interesting

A 5 minute boat ride from Bocas town further along the island, but not possibel to get there by... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2013
Norma S
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 19 reviews
26
All photos (26)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
Nov 30, 2015
“Currently closed”
Jan 20, 2015
“Quaint and cool”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
83°
74°
Oct
81°
73°
Nov
80°
71°
Dec
Contact
Finca El Chimborazo, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
+507 6671-4724
Call
Reviews (19)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveler rating
2
4
2
1
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2
4
2
1
2
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We went today, Dec 1st, 2015. If you can negotiate the Romancing the Stone 'esq type bridge you'll find it is currently closed so don't let anyone tell you it is. When it does open I doubt they'll have much in there. Cool leaf cutter...More

1  Thank Sable9999
Reviewed January 20, 2015

we had a lot of rainy days and were looking for some fun things to do. This is a very cute place and it's about a 10 minute boat ride from colon. The guy who owns it or works there was very sweet and gave...More

Thank NYCtwkt
Reviewed April 30, 2014

The place is beautiful, especially the mangrove when you arrive by boat, and the trees surrounding the property, which I took the liberty to explore, while waiting for our boater to return, but instead of the so many butterfly species announced in travel guides, you...More

Thank Micarmand
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Don't waste your money. There is maybe 3-4 butterflies to see. The overall condition of the place is very poor and it costs $5 to enter a tiny dome with a few butterflies.

Thank ZheAleman
Reviewed March 13, 2013

A 5 minute boat ride from Bocas town further along the island, but not possibel to get there by road or path, the Butterfy garden is small, but you can walk into the 'tent' itself among the butteflies. Sit and watch them fly about and...More

Thank Norma S
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Awesome! Come support a local spot. Quiet & feels like you're in the middle of the jungle & it's just a short stroll from Bocas marina. Louis, the owner & Antonio showed us around & explained all the phases of butterflies. They also have a...More

1  Thank rhsunshine
Reviewed April 1, 2012

As others have said, you need to take a water taxi here (cost us $2 each both ways = $8 total) then $5 each to get in. There's a butterfly enclosure which is nice to have them flying around you, but there are only really...More

2  Thank Shelley D
Reviewed March 4, 2012

Bocas Butterfly Garden is an early morning adventure on a sunny day. The Garden is located by the Bocas Marina, a 5 minute water taxi from town. You will be greeted and taken on a tour to experience the many stages and plant life that...More

Thank Wold
Reviewed February 27, 2012

Don't expect much but this was a sweet little butterfly farm and the guy working there showed us some caterpillars and some frogs. Nice way to while away a few hours! The butterflies were really beautiful and we had the whole place to ourselves. FYI...More

Thank AussieNancy
Reviewed June 22, 2010

What nice and beautiful garden. If you are planning to visit the isl beautiful paradise, please don't forget to go to the Butterfly Garden, is very close from the island. It is an incredible place with the most beautiful butterflies I had ever seen. Thank...More

1  Thank AmandaSue13
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bocas Butterfly Garden staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines