Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), Monteverde

#3 of 19 in Parks in Monteverde
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Learn about native insects and arachnids at Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), an ecological education facility located in a mountainous area. Established with an aim to change preconceptions about these creatures (in particular, small ones with lots of legs), the gardens have four different habitats supporting over 30 species of butterfly, while over 20 species of insects and arachnids live in the nature center. Let the guides introduce you to the varied inhabitants of the gardens, explaining their behavior and importance to the ecosystem--and maybe, just maybe, encouraging you to give one a hold. Plan to visit Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas) during your Monteverde vacation using our convenient Monteverde online journey planner.
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  • Enjoyable tour of a butterfly garden for a reasonable price. The girls who did our tour were lovely and knowledgeable. Highly recommend combining this with the Valle Escondita Reserve.  more »
  • This butterfly garden in Cerro Plano was the original one in the area. They provide excellent informative tours. They have different (separated) gardens for butterflys of different ecosystems. Very...  more »
  • Great place to spend time up close with hummingbirds. Bring a camera and if possible set to shutter priority and burst mode that way you get some great photos! Nice gift shop and cafe next door. We spent a good hour and half and found it most enjoyable.
  • We had an fantastic time! There was loads of butterflies and other insects to see. Our tour guide Maddy was AMAZING, one if the best we have had during our time in Costa Rica. Great Work

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