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Nathaly Butterfly Garden

A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0122
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Butterflies and Mockingbirds

Visiting Nathaly's mariposario (= house of butterflies) has been a great experience. I did not only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernhard L
Vienna, Austria
Great value, Lovely experience

We were taken here as a part of a tour from Quito & thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide showed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
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A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Nathaly's mariposario (= house of butterflies) has been a great experience. I did not only enjoy watching so many different breeds fly around, but it was also great to learn how they raise butterflies. With a lot of passion, they manage to keep those...More

Thank Bernhard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here as a part of a tour from Quito & thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide showed & explained the stages of the butterfly farm & there were beautiful pupae (some looked like jewellery!) before we went through to the enclosure where butterflies...More

Thank OzTravellerLiz
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The enclosure fairly attractively laid out with feeding stations along the paths for up-close viewing. However, we saw no signage to help us with identification. Part of the reason for the visit was to see the orchids, for which there was no signage to warn...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We enjoyed this low key butterfly garden right in the center of town. The owner was very enthusiastic and we enjoyed a very pleasant hour perusing the orchids, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Thank tomalyse
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great little spot in Mindo. The guide who took us around was really informative, showing us the different stages Fromm butterfly eggs to caterpillars butterflies. There is also a hummingbirds garden which was is amazing.

Thank gazzamataz
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

English/Deutsch/Castellano I went here on my own during my stay in Mindo and spent a very relaxed morning. The entry is $5 and there is a tent with many beautiful butterflies that won't hesitate to land on you and a little terrasse with a roof...More

Thank Windfahrt
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The sign said they open at 9.30am and I waited until 9.50am but no one was there, so I went to Mariposa de Mindo just outside of town which was a great experience. Later the same day I came back again and there was a...More

Thank luckyhelga7
Reviewed 9 July 2016

$5 for the combined hummingbird, orchid and butterfly experience (rather than paying for these individually around town). It's mainly butterflies though - average garden and can't see the hummingbirds up close.

Thank Camilla B
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

On my first trip to Mindo, I paid to see the hummingbirds at Hostal El Descanso, and the butterflies at the mariposario. Both were lovely, but I got the same experience here for only one entrance fee! They have butterflies, hummingbirds, and lots of plants...More

Thank amhenning360
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Nathaly Butterfly Garden had some varieties of butterflies that I haven't seen at other establishments near Mindo and this was really appreciated. There are many varieties of orchids as well, but you really need a knowledgable guide to show you the intricacies of each and...More

2  Thank BongoBickford
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