At Monteverde Butterfly Garden you can find roughly 35 butterfly species in four different climate-controlled habitats, a leafcutter ant colony, a medicinal plant garden, and a nature center with over 20 species of live Costa Rican insects and arachnids. This tour is ideal for all ages and allows you to observe these tropical creatures while your guide teaches you about the different species and their habitats.
- See over 30 butterfly species in their natural habitats
- Learn about Costa Rica?s insect biodiversity
- Get a chance to take photos during this family-friendly tour
- Choose from a range of time options throughout the day
What You Can Expect
The garden is open from 8:30 am to 4 pm with tours running constantly until 3:30 pm. The tour takes 1.5-hours and is relaxed and easy walking with benches for relaxing.?You will start your adventure with expert guides exploring the?nature center full of live insects like beetles, tarantulas and praying mantis.
Then you will stroll through 4 enclosed greenhouses where butterflies are flying rain or shine in the?butterfly gardens. This makes an excellent option for rainy afternoons in Monteverde. One of the?most popular exhibits is the?Leaf Cutter Ant Colony where you can see underneath the ground at just what all those ants are up to with the leaf that they carry.
The garden is partnered?with the local public library so all proceeds from the?gift shop go directly to helping the community. Tours are offered in English and Spanish.
- Professional guide
- Photo opportunities
- Transportation to/from attractions
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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Schedule and Pricing
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Monteverde Butterfly Gardens
Opens from 8:30 pm to 4 pm