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Butterfly Haven

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Experience the wonder and tranquility of being immersed in hundreds of living, jewel colored butterflies in a tropical rain forest setting. Included at no extra charge if you desire, are guided tours of our 3 areas.
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Ave. Principal | Only 1 1/2 blocks more from the Market, El Valle de Anton 00000, Panama
+507 6062-3131
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a educational and exciting place to visit. The butterflies are beautiful and will even land on you. Great for little kids.

Thank Rebekah C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Small place, but with good explanation about the butterfly’s they have around 24 types The staff is very good.

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

You must take an hour to see this place. It is enclosed so the butterflies can’t get away, but they do not suffer, they are well taken care of. Our guide had impeccable English and was an entomologist who knew and loved his butterflies. There...More

Thank Ronn B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Very kind and helpful staff explaining the various kinds of butterflies, the metamorphosis they go through and giving hints on how to take the most impressive pictures. You can even touch the caterpillars! Included is also a very informative video. Definitely a MUST-see!

Thank 0201Urlauber
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Heaven Butterfly although small is a full fun place for children and adults who enjoy watching and learning about butterflies, the 5 dollars fee is well worth the 15 to 20 minutes guided tour with a very nice and knowledgeable person whom at every stage...More

Thank jayVallarino
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Butterfly Haven was a very interesting attraction. John, the owner, did a wonderful job explaining the life cycle of the local butterflies. There were many beautiful and different butterflies in the sanctuary flying all around us! I would highly recommend a visit to this...More

Thank hideaway799
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Very interesting visit with very, very knowledgeable staff. Lots of different butterflies to see. Quite small but easy to find.

Thank AndrewClareFred
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This lovely exhibit of butterflies was both beautiful and fascinating. The guides are passionate about preserving butterflies and their environment and are willing to teach visitors all about them. Close-up experience with blue morphos and many others left a lasting impression.

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very impressive and informative exhibit. There is no chance you’ll go and not be impressed with the colorful array of beautiful butterflies. And doesn’t take long either, nice to do on the way in/out of town. The entire family enjoyed!

Thank DeMent5
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I’ve been to the butterfly haven twice now and enjoyed it both times. They are informative in their presentation and speak several languages. The butterflies are beautiful and it’s clear that the people who work there are passsionate. Take your kids and your camera, and...More

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Response from kimcolbert | Reviewed this property |
No, the butterfly building is small and only two blocks from the main street.