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Mariposas de Mindo - Butterfly Garden

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| Mindo Sector la Yaguira a 2km del pueblo de Mindo, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-224-2712
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| Mindo Sector la Yaguira a 2km del pueblo de Mindo, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-224-2712
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Reviewed yesterday

It is beautiful to be so close with the butterflies and can feed them :) A very cozy place where you are directly with nature... Very recommended!

Thank ShineGalapagos
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The display area is a bit worn and not huge, but we really enjoyed viewing and interacting with the butterflies. You are allowed to gently encourage a butterfly to climb on your finger, which is great fun and it's not generally allowed at butterfly zoos...More

Thank DebGG
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great butterfly farm, very well looked after. Fantastic species and good teach- in at the beginning of the tour! Best ginger tea ever!

Thank saschamarc1976
Reviewed 6 days ago

As the species are all from the greater Mindo ecosystem (or at least Ecuador) it was a great way to get some photos of some the butterfly species I actually saw on hikes.

Thank William V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little area devoted to butterflies which fly all around you. There is also the educational bit too, showing the stages of a butterfly life, and it is very well done

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the reviews ahead of time, I was forewarned that the admission price may be overpriced. What I didn't realize from the reviews was just how small the butterfly area is. I would have happily paid the high admission without complaint if the experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A facility that offers education, conservation and beautiful butterflies all over the place. You can see them in all stages, eggs caterpillars and emerging as gorgeous butterflies. The day I was there one of the staff was checking out the leaves of plants and removing...More

Thank Keemoog99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here as part of a day-trip on our recent holiday in Ecuador. It's a very interesting and colourful way to learn of the life-cycle of a butterfly. After a brief introduction in which the guide explained the life-cycle from egg to caterpillar to...More

Thank Bollinger_Babe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The butterfly garden was amazing. In my travels I have visited many and this one is the best one. We got lots of great pictures and really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was brilliant, a good explanation of what they do and why. The butterflies were gorgeous as were the Koi Carp and the Humming Birds

Thank Maxine W
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