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Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas)

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The Monteverde Butterfly Gardens has been teaching people about the marvels of insects and arachnids for over 20 years. Our mission has always been to change the way people view these small but fantastically diverse animals. It is not hard either...more
Near Pension Monteverde Inn | On road to Monteverde, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our visit to the butterfly garden. They have four different rooms with butterflies, from different elevations. The fourth one has butterflies found locally. They also have an ant colony and a room with spiders, scorpions, beetles, and stick bugs. The guides are very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place ! The guides: Maddie & Claire were amazing ! Funny and really interesting. We learned a lot about fauna and flora! They were passionate and The gift shop was so original and cute. Thanks for everything !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beina_rb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great tour with our three boys who appreciated the cockroaches, tarantulas, and leaf bugs even more than the butterflies. All local creatures and kind, knowledgeable guides. Bonus baby boa constrictors that they rescued from the forest and a coati crossing the path! While you’re...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 had a great time. Claire was an informed and enthusiastic guide through the gardens. My 9 year olds enjoyed the butterflies and learning about the insects on display as well. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank koryg75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the butterfly garden, saw lots and the young guide was great, highly recommend paying a visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HarryB05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by guests we met while staying at nearby Monteverde Inn, the tour is well worth the entrance fee. Our enthusiastic guide, Clare, was both entertaining and informative on all things bugs for kids, teens and adults alike. The small indoor classroom extends outside to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FWOnawhim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour of the Butterfly Garden was wonderful. Lisa was a wealth of knowledge and we really learned so much about the insects of Costa Rica. The best part was being able to release a Blue Morpho butterfly in the garden. Mary Ann Ogle

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ma_ogle
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We went there late in the afternoon and we had a good time with Jenny. A great amount of new knowledge for people who do not have lots of background info about insects and butterflies. We were there in the late afternoon so butterflies were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lang201441
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Awesome eperience and much more involved than other butterfly reserve experiences. Recommend this one if you have the time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darcy B
Reviewed November 21, 2018

If you're looking for a beautiful little spot to explore while in Monteverde, this is a good option. The garden is home to many flowers, butterflies and friendly staff members ready to make your visit enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 28, 2015|
Response from Bryna B | Property representative |
You can, though due to the confusion of there being more than one butterfly garden in town you are best to just jump in a taxi and ask to come to the gardens! We have tours all the time so no need to worry about making it... More