The Butterfly Farm

Colon, Costa Rica

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Since its inception over 20 years ago La Finca de Mariposas has exported over a million butterfly pupae worldwide. Tours include an educational video, explanations of the insect\'s lifecycles in the caterpillar room, and of course a walk through the screened garden fluttering with thousands of wings.

The Butterfly Farm is open every day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Guided tours commence at:

8:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Other tours may begin as demand necessitates. Guests are urged to arrive before 3:00 p.m. in order to benefit from the full tour, and butterfly viewing is optimal during the morning hours. Guests are invited to stay all day at the farm and are by no means limited to the duration of the tour.

Admission, inclusive of a two hour guided tour:

Adults: $15.00
Students: $10.00
Children Under 12: $7.00
Children Under 5: Free

Amenities & Features

Website & Contact

phone: (506)2438-0400 fax 2438-0300

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The nearest town is Colon, 4.6 km away and Juan Santamaría Intl. Airport (SJO) airport is 7.4 km.

Please note that distances for nearby hotels, attractions, activites & other points of interest are in a straight line. Distances by road may be significantly longer!

The approximate gps map coordinates of The Butterfly Farm are latitude 9.9538, longitude -84.2538. (exact GPS coordinates are accurate to within a few meters, gps data labeled approximate is within a few hundred meters)