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Butterfly Farm - Camp John Hay

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Address: Baguio, Luzon, Philippines

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This review is quite late. Visiting Camp John Hay will also give you a chance to spend some time at the Butterfly Farm. Worth a few hours and loads of snapshots.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This review is quite late. Visiting Camp John Hay will also give you a chance to spend some time at the Butterfly Farm. Worth a few hours and loads of snapshots.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Kuya there is very very nice and he is very enthusiastic about the butterflies. He gives lecture about the butterflies and hopefully he can have some government support so that he will be able to take care of more butterflies and maintain the sanctuary of the beautiful creatures.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

I think the number of butterflies won't take all the fingers from both my hands to count. Plus, the ones that we did see look all tired and worn out almost as if their wings are about to fall apart. In my opinion, people shouldn't be allowed inside and there should be more butterflies in there. It is about preserving... More 

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Thank anniinc
Abulog, Cagayan, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

There is nothing to see. The entrance fee is not worth to visit a small greenhouse with couple of butterflies.

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Thank Gilbert C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

its not pricey but i expected to see different kinds of butterflies and take pictures of butterflies landing on our heads as they did in 2008. But this time, there were no butterflies. We were told they were sleeping as the weather was cold. so we just had a mini lecture about butterflies. Maybe they should close the farm when... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

If this is the one in Camp John Hay, a waste of money, time and pathetic. Just one or 2 varieties of butterfly in a small place. The guy who runs the place talks too much.

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Makati, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

OK, there were TWO butterflies at this exhibit,, but,, that is All! Do NOT Go,,! Totally misrepresented, we asked where the butterflies were at and the man said something about the weather... Seems that an exhibit could preserve the butterflies..

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Saba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

We went to the Butterfly Sanctuary in Camp John Hay on the fourth day of our 4D/3N Baguio stay in January 2014. During our stay, we went to Mines View Park, Good Shepherd, Strawberry Farm, Easter Weaving Room, BenCab Museum, Lion’s Head, PMA, Botanical Garden, The Mansion, Burnham Park, Camp John Hay, and Baguio Public Market. (see separate reviews) Entrance... More 

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Balanga City, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

The P50 entrance fee is soo not worth it. This place is not even worth visiting! The garden was very small with very few butterflies. There was even an area for cut wilting flowers in vases with dead butterflies on top. It's a pathetic place. Not worth the time.

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San Jose, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Expected to enjoy the view & learn about butterflies, unfortunately the guide is more focused on "picture" taking (just for facebook purposes which is lame & a bummer). Not worth it. I feel bad for the butterflies.

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