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Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village

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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 917 597 5544
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The Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village is a place that reflects the mesmerising beauty of a province that is known as the "Last Frontier of the Philippines". It showcases a sheer variety or tropical butterflies from the Southern region of the country. These free flying butterflies are surrounded with live exhibits of scorpions, green-crested lizards, phasmid and mantises which are considered their natural predators. It is a window to the natural ecology of these colourful insects. Another added attraction are the rescued endemic wildlife of Palawan. These animals are given the chance of a second life by being rescued from poachers and wouldn't have survived in the wild because of the probability of suffering the same fate all over again. Like the Palawan Peacock Peasant and the Palawan Bearcat, these animals are now ambassadors of their own species in the wild. By educating the public about these wild yet gentle creatures the facility promotes public awareness about how our actions as human beings can affect greatly everything in our environment.
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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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+63 917 597 5544

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You get to hold centipedes, geckos, and scorpions. The bearcats were adorable. The tribal village is good, especially for people who have no idea of tribal life.

Thank Dona Dee L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance fee was P50 each. A guide took us around the butterfly garden showing us various animals local to Palawan. The second part of the tour was through a door to a native village with an explanation of the native skills and music, all performed...More

Thank spiv005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nice with a very friendly staff.. This usually included in most of the city tour of travelers

Thank Manilyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and family visited here as part of a city tour it is a great location the staff are very good and definitely recommend going to the tribal education section it is very informative

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

 Formerly known as the Butterfly Garden, the ecological garden promotes environmental awareness by means of showcasing a variety of butterflies, other insects and some other endemic and endangered species. The tribal village aims to give the guests a cultural background of the indigenous people called "Pal'awan".

Thank Thorek C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

It was a great experience. I was so happy to be there. Thanks to Corazon Palawan Trip Agency. They made our day so wonderful. Life is not a rehearsal. Enjoy every moment of it now.

Thank solmaz_mehdizadeh
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I came here with the idea that I will just see different butterflies here.. However, the tour provided insights on the butterfly’s lifecycle, and view of animals, of which some of them were already endangered. After that, you will enter an area to witness an...More

Thank JMHerald
Reviewed 22 October 2017

When you come to Palawan we recommend to stay in Puerto Princesa for some days and visit the attractions in the city. This place is a very nice surprise: you meet a native tribe of the island then you access the butterfly garden and the...More

Thank Fab-Mira
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went there not knowing what to expect but it turned out to be the best place around. Loved all the butterflies and small animals. Learning about the indigenous tribes was also great. After we were there we meet the properitor and he was kin...More

Thank shapiro360
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The place is not just a Butterfly Ecological Garden. There are few animals and the most interesting part is the Tribal People. There is a group of tribal men and women who, via a curator shared their history and way of life which is educational.

Thank mlm_106
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