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Jungle Butterfly Farm

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Pueblo Nuevo | 100 meters south of the bridge in Pueblo Nuevo, Nandayure 50906, Costa Rica
+506 8719 1703
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This could be the best use of 2 hours of your vacay - it was for us! Mike is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HelenJ74_12
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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We spent a fantastic couple of hours being enthralled by Mike. I certainly didn't think I'd be... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Patrick B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Costa Ricas largest open air butterfly farm!We feature fun filled guided tours high lighting butterflies of open fields, shade species and a variety of other insect life found in our area. An experience not to be missed and suited for all ages and experience levels.Savor the taste of exotic honeys from various types of bees and enjoy the effortless fun learning about our little paradise!
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Pueblo Nuevo | 100 meters south of the bridge in Pueblo Nuevo, Nandayure 50906, Costa Rica
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+506 8719 1703
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This could be the best use of 2 hours of your vacay - it was for us! Mike is awesome/fascinating/feels like an old friend/favourite hip professor and had us hanging on his every word. You will see things you’ve never heard of, taste sublime natural...More

Thank HelenJ74_12
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We spent a fantastic couple of hours being enthralled by Mike. I certainly didn't think I'd be sampling termites - pleasant almond taste - and Mike's enthusiasm in answering any and every question as though it was the first time he'd been asked it (when...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is a surprising trip you should not miss. Mike is an enthusiastic teacher who is knowledgeable in many different areas. He gives a short walk through the jungle and identifies many butterflies as well as plants. He is also a bee keeper and sells...More

Thank OmmaP
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We found the Jungle Butterfly Farm based on a recommendation from the Rough Guide. Mike, the owner (and his daughter Michelle) showed us around, having booked the day before. He's hugely knowledgeable about his subject, incredibly enthusiastic and a very good communicator. The farm has...More

Thank jwtom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Mike, the owner of Jungle Butterfly Farm, is an American, Harvard-trained expert in insect life. But he's also an amazing raconteur! We loved his tour of his beautiful butterfly farm. This is NOT a tent with a bunch of butterflies -- it's butterflies in the...More

1  Thank Lenann
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

So easy to drive by this place without a second thought, you'll never know what you missed! Take a couple hours for a fun jungle walk with Mike.

1  Thank DeClute
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is one of the most interesting places of Guanacaste. We loved to be there. Mike is a biologist of the best kinds, who loves what he does … you will feel it in his tours. He has lots to offer and is most willing...More

Thank Sascha D
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Once again we went into the Jungle Butterfly Farm and were not disappointed. Mike was his usual knowledgeable self and his new line of Coconut oil products was worth the visit, although I usually buy as much honey as I can too. Love all the...More

Thank dutchgrove
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Thank you so much for the great tour on your butterflyfarm, Mike! We had a wonderful time and learned so many interesting things about insects! It was great how you adjusted to the speed of our (little) kids - that made us feel very comfortable....More

Thank Sabine Q
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Butterfly Mike is absolutely full of knowledge. We were able to see lots of butterflies but more than just butterflies! We saw and learned about bees, wasps, bats, ants, and monkeys! And you must ask him about his honey! His tour is a must when...More

Thank TomH1964
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