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Nathaly Butterfly Garden

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A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
+593 2-217-0122
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Quaint garden

We visited Nathaly for roughly 45mins as one of stops part of a day tour to Mindo. It is obviously... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Amazing collection of butterflies in all stages

This was different to the other butterfly collections I have visited around the world. There was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lttle_Gem
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A100m right next to Central Park, Mindo, Ecuador
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+593 2-217-0122
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Nathaly for roughly 45mins as one of stops part of a day tour to Mindo. It is obviously the owners passion and was very friendly. There is a large variety of butterflies, orchids and section where you can watch hummingbirds from the comfort...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was different to the other butterfly collections I have visited around the world. There was the opportunity to see the butterflies at each stage of their development from caterpillar onwards.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We asked the taxi driver to bring us to another Mariposario right outside of town, which had already closed so our taxi driver brought us here, right in the middle of town and walkable from most hotels. The owner, Francisco, was very kind and showed...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

During our birding excursion, I took one day off from birding and did some touristy things with my daughter. Nathaly Bufferfly Garden is simply a few hundred feet away from our lodge and the admission is only USD $5 per person. There are 3 sections...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We paid 5 USD per person to see any butterfly and very few orchids. We saw a lot more sort of orchids in the garden located street "Lluvia de oro" at a few feet away (3 USD per person) and a very good area with...More

Thank Flora O
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little spot in Mindo to watch butterflies, and very central location right in the town. You can see the different stages of life, and the butterfly room is a good size with a variety of different types. There is also a hummingbird viewing platform...More

Thank EnZed-27
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Enter the small farm and see hummingbirds, fish, rabbits & geese. Then enter the Butterfly farm and see how the butterfly starts from a tiny worm to a caterpillar to a chrysalis, to a butterfly. Then go into the covered room filled with butterflies. It...More

Thank Reviews51
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller place, but the owner was so kind and sweet and took the time to show us everything. There is a butterfly and orchid garden. The owner is helping the butterflies repopulate and as a lot of knowledge. Only $5, definitely worth...More

Thank Shanen K
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This is a great place to see butterlfies and hummingbirds and orchids galore, all in one space. The hummingbird feeders attract a LOT of hummers of various species and they fly very close to the observers, who can sit down and watch for as long...More

Thank Claudia D
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Located just off the main square, between BioHostal and Yumbos chocolate storefront, this littlw garden is well worth the $5 adult entrance fees. Butterflies in all morphs, eggs through caterpillar to pupa to flitting about are there to enjoy and photograph. Watch out fro the...More

Thank susan c
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