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“Beautiful!!”

Butterfly Conservatory
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Owner description: The Butterfly Conservatory is a Nature Regeneration Project dedicated to the preservation, growth, and study of the rainforest; with focus on butterflies and other tropical rainforest species, such as insects, frogs, lizards, fish, and plants of the Arenal region of Costa Rica. The project has now grown to contain the largest exhibition of butterflies in Costa Rica, and is a learning center for understanding the butterfly life-cycle and incredible metamorphosis experience.
Rowland Heights, California
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7 reviews
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“Beautiful!!”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

They have the most beautiful grounds. The butterflies are absolutely amazing. The cost for this attraction is $14.00 per person.

Visited June 2013
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Salado, Texas
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Unexpected surprise!”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

We fortunately stumbled upon the Butterfly Conservatory while waiting to go zip lining and had the most wonderful time exploring the grounds and seeing the butterflies and frogs. The employees at this facility do an amazing job of maintaining the trails so take the time to hike through the jungle after walking through the different habitats. This was one of the less strenuous hikes we experienced in Costa Rica with winding, low grade trails so it's a great opportunity to get into the jungle if you're not up to a steep hike.

Visited June 2013
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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“See them up close and personal”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

This is a walking tour through large enclosed areas with amazing flowering plants and LOTS of butterflies of all kinds. I had no idea that nature could create so many colors of such vibrancy. And you feel like you are just in the jungle with them, the structures are so large and non-intrusive on the experience. I recommend it to everyone.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Angietru
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Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome!”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

Not only did we get to see all the amazing butterflies, but we also got to hike in the conservatory. Very worthwhile trip, learned a lot about the different wildlife in Costa Rica and had a wonderful & peaceful hike!

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Breanna R
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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“very informative”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

didn't expect what this turned out to be. Very informative and interesting. Got some great pictures of tree frogs and snakes.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Julie S
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