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“Little heaven indeed” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Butterfly Haven

Butterfly Haven
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$150.00*
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Anton Valley and Nispero Zoo Day Trip from Panama City
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Owner description: Experience the wonder and tranquility of being immersed in hundreds of living, jewel colored butterflies in a tropical rain forest setting. If you desire, we provide information in the flight house, life cycle exhibit and we also narrate a video that we produced here. All at no extra charge.
Haifa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Little heaven indeed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We were welcomed by a very nice person who guided us thru the butterfly garden.
We visited with our 2 daughters. We all enjoyed the visit very much. The butterflies rest on you and they allow you to feed them.
The place is beautiful and enchanted.
If you visit around here this is the place to be.

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Jon O, Owner at Butterfly Haven, responded to this review, August 21, 2014
Sananes, Thank you for bringing your family to Butterfly Haven. Cleo and I are appreciative of your kind words and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit.
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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“When the sun is out, the butterflies go crazy... And Cleo is awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went one morning for breakfast in the cafe but since that didn't open until 10am, we spend 30 minutes strolling around the Butterfly Haven. We'd been given advise from a very friendly vendor who has a booth in the market named Cleo (speaks perfect English as well) to come by and see the butterflies and to eat at the delicious cafe. (BTW he is an avid painter and creates beautiful works of art on feathers, and his daughter is also a fine artisan even at her young age! Find out where their booth is in the market, they were a lovely part of our El Valle experience).

Cleo also works at the Butterfly Museum and gave us a tour of the space. It's not large but when we were there it was sunny and the butterflies were out flying everywhere! There were a ton of Blue Morphos which are stunning and huge. There were a bunch of other kinds of colorful butterflies that kept landing on my mom who was overjoyed (makes a daughters day to see that!)

Cleo knows so much about the butterflies and was a huge reason why we went to the location and made it an unforgettable experience for us.

Visited August 2014
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Jon O, Owner at Butterfly Haven, responded to this review, August 21, 2014
BethanyNOLA, Thanks for visiting-I'm glad you had a good time. And thank you for your review. I passed it on to Cleo who was very happy for your feedback.
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“Lovely tranquil spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

The Butterfly Haven is located close to downtown and is a great spot to relax. They give a very thorough tour and you see numerous butterflies in the enclosure. Following the tour you can relax at the cafe and still enjoy viewing the butterflies and gardens. Definitely worth a visit while in El Valle.

Visited July 2014
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Jon O, Owner at Butterfly Haven, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Panamachristina, Thank you for taking time to visit and review us. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time here and I hope to see you again soon.
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Denver, Colorado
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“A Must See: the Butterfly Haven in El Valle de Antón”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014

What a delightful experience I recently had at the Butterfly Haven. Jon, the owner & self-proclaimed naturalist, has created a beautiful tranquil environment for many varieties of butterflies to live and thrive. The tour guide was quite knowledgeable and provided very interesting information about the butterflies and their habitat. This is an attraction in El Valle that should not be missed.

Visited July 2014
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Jon O, Owner at Butterfly Haven, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
jpriceadan, Thank your for your review and for your support of Butterfly Haven. People such as yourself make business a real pleasure.
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El Valle de Anton, Panama
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“Wonderful Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were surprised on the information we received on this tour.. So many different butterflies in various stages of life. The Haven itself is beautifully done and very peaceful to walk thru. Jon (the owner) has done a great job, very educational and a must see when you are in El Valle, Panama....

Visited March 2014
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Jon O, Owner at Butterfly Haven, responded to this review, August 3, 2014
Sandy,
Thank your for your review and your support of Butterfly Haven (as well as the environment of El Valle) It is greatly appreciated!
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