Guided Butterfly Conservatory Tour in Costa Rica

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Departs: Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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On our famous Guide-Assisted Tour you will experience being surrounded by butterflies while going through our four large Butterfly Exhibition Habitats, including a Live Demonstration of the Butterfly Life-Cycle and the Amazing Metamorphosis, but you see so much more on this tour.

The Conservatory is a Forest Creation Project demonstrating natural rainforest regeneration in the Arenal area of Costa Rica, and now many Tropical Species of Animals and Birds are finding habitat in our sanctuary. In the Habitat for Exotic Frogs and Turtles, you will see some of the Poison Dart frogs and other species of amphibians from the Arenal rainforest.

You choose the trails through the forest, with your Map of the Project and Encounter your Awareness of Nature walking through the Botanical Gardens and Medicinal Herb gardens.

In the Reception Center is a large collection of unusual Tropical Insects in our Insect Museum, and a souvenir shop with Jewelry and framed art made with butterfly wings.

What's Included

Great views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake

Guide-assisted tours that operate all day long, encounter our staff at important points on the way.

Largest exhibition of butterflies, exotic frogs and turtles, and others

Live demonstration of butterfly life cycle, and Insect Museum.

Rainforest River Walk, and other trails throughout the Project, still in their natural settings.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 18
  • ADULT: Age: 19 - 80

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Butterfly Conservatory - Arenal
Butterfly Conservatory is a Nature Regeneration Project dedicated to the preservation, growth, and study of the rainforest, with a focus on butterflies and other tropical rainforest species of the Arenal region in Costa Rica.

The Project is a learning center for understanding the butterfly life-cycle and incredible metamorphosis experience, and now contains the largest exhibition of butterflies in Costa Rica. Additionally, our amazing Metamorphosis

Tour offers a practical educational adventure about nature, with diversified exhibits of how butterflies, frogs, insects, and plants are reproduced in a rainforest environment. Nature enthusiasts of all ages enjoy our interactive educational demonstration of how butterflies and nature are being regenerated in the tropical areas surrounding Volcan Arenal.

• Admission Ticket Free

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