Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

Selvatura's stunning butterfly garden is one of the largest on the continent. At 300ft long and 90ft wide, with a huge 50ft dome ceiling, the giant garden is host to 50 species of butterflies.

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Available Days:
Every day
9:15 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:15 PM
Hotel Transportation Offered
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

The Selvatura Butterfly Garden is a state of the art project with accurate and sensitive temperature control. This climate control system enables the survival of a variety of butterfly species that are native to a range of altitudes and climate conditions. Normally these butterfly species are found in a variety of different zones throughout Costa Rica but within the Selvatura Butterfly Garden they all have the ability to thrive. Guests to the Butterfly Garden to take a guided tour through this fascinating live exhibit and learn about the life cycle, special behaviors and evolution of these unique creatures.

Visitors are advised to wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and to bring rain gear. Even though this exhibit is indoors there are a variety of walkways that are not covered throughout the Selvatura Park area. The tour lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours, but can be either shorter or longer, depending on your pace.

Additional Selvatura Park activities include:
Costa Rica's longest and most comprehensive canopy tour, treetop suspension bridges, Reptile and Amphibian exhibit.

What to Bring

Long pants, camera, closed-toed shoes and rain gear

What's included

guide and entrance fee.


Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.

Traveler Comments

Simply fascinating and fun. I added the hummingbird tour - amazing exhibits

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