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Nathaly Butterfly Garden

A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0122
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A man and his passion

A smiling older man guided us through rows of orchids, pointing out every variety with enthusiasm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rita C
via mobile
Lovingly kept

a tiny reserve with butterflies, hummingbirds, geese and rabbits! The guides who you the cocoons... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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“low key” (2 reviews)
A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0122
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A smiling older man guided us through rows of orchids, pointing out every variety with enthusiasm. He was even more enthusiastic over his butterflies, showing development from egg to a beautiful butterfly. Butterflies were everywhere, colorful and some as large as a man's face. The...More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a tiny reserve with butterflies, hummingbirds, geese and rabbits! The guides who you the cocoons which are amazing and the butterfly garden is both peaceful and jam-packed with life

Thank E N
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Really interesting to see the different stages and kinds of butterflies. Loads of them flying around and you can happily get them on your hand for a photo. Orchids weren't really in season but there were a few, and there's a very nice chill out...More

Thank mcladley
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Nice gift shop. Up close and personal with the butterflies. Nice to see their life cycle. They have a wide variety of butterflies.

Thank Ellaura C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Visiting Nathaly's mariposario (= house of butterflies) has been a great experience. I did not only enjoy watching so many different breeds fly around, but it was also great to learn how they raise butterflies. With a lot of passion, they manage to keep those...More

Thank Bernhard L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We were taken here as a part of a tour from Quito & thoroughly enjoyed it. Our guide showed & explained the stages of the butterfly farm & there were beautiful pupae (some looked like jewellery!) before we went through to the enclosure where butterflies...More

Thank OzTravellerLiz
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The enclosure fairly attractively laid out with feeding stations along the paths for up-close viewing. However, we saw no signage to help us with identification. Part of the reason for the visit was to see the orchids, for which there was no signage to warn...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We enjoyed this low key butterfly garden right in the center of town. The owner was very enthusiastic and we enjoyed a very pleasant hour perusing the orchids, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Thank tomalyse
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great little spot in Mindo. The guide who took us around was really informative, showing us the different stages Fromm butterfly eggs to caterpillars butterflies. There is also a hummingbirds garden which was is amazing.

Thank gazzamataz
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

English/Deutsch/Castellano I went here on my own during my stay in Mindo and spent a very relaxed morning. The entry is $5 and there is a tent with many beautiful butterflies that won't hesitate to land on you and a little terrasse with a roof...More

Thank Windfahrt
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