Guided Butterfly Conservatory Tour in Costa Rica

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From USD 26.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 to 3 hours (approx.)
  • Offered in: English


On this guided tour of the Butterfly Conservatory, which is dedicated to the preservation, growth, and study of the rainforest, with a focus on butterflies and other tropical rainforest species, experience a live demonstration of the butterfly life cycle, see poison dart frogs and other species of amphibians from the Arenal rainforest, and explore the botanical gardens and medicinal herb gardens.
  • Learn how butterflies are being regenerated in the Arenal area
  • This tour is a good option for nature enthusiasts of all ages
  • Plan ahead and book your tickets to this popular attraction
  • The conservatory is located about 30 minutes from Fortuna

What's Included

  • Guide-assisted tours that operate all day long, encounter our staff at important points on the way.
  • Rainforest River Walk, and other trails throughout the Project, still in their natural settings.
  • Live demonstration of butterfly life cycle, and Insect Museum.
  • Great views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake
  • Largest exhibition of butterflies, exotic frogs and turtles, and others

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Butterfly Conservatory
      Upper El Castillo, Provincia de Alajuela, El Castillo-Arenal, Costa Rica

      On the corner at the School El Castillo, turn left on the Cement road, and go 800 meters up the hill to the Conservatory.

    Start time

    Opening hours

    • 4/27/2022 - 3/21/2024

      Monday - Sunday : 10:00 am - 04:00 pm

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • 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.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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