I actually ended up coming here twice over two weeks. It is apparent the volunteers really care about the animals and I ready liked the fact that the animals that are able to are let to free roam. This is a must see on your...More
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About Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm
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loved it, the guide was really good , only worked there for 2 months but knew all about the various butterfly species, the slots, monkeys jaguar and more . another self funded attraction but considering the Iquitos economy they do really well . The character...More
Thank you very much for your kind comment and your visit! Sincerely,Gudrun
I visited as part of a day tour (to Belen and dolphin spotting). The centre is well run and clearly a labour of love. They do great work considering the financial restrictions they are under. Volunteers were polite and knowledgable.l about the animals as well...More
Dear Amy, thank you very much for your visit and your kind comment. It`s great when our visitors understand what we try to do at the centre and see that we do our best to make our animals feel as happy as possible. Best wishes,Gudrun
I love the place , I learned a lot . Just be careful with the other butterfly farm , we were lucky we had a guide but other people told us they were cheated and took them to other place that is right next to...More
Thank you very much for your visit and kind comment! I also apriciate your recomendation to people not to get cheated by guides who get comission and want to leave tourists who want to see Pilpintuwasi at another place. Thanks again and I wish you...More
Not only are they well taken care of, but this was better than the zoo and other rescue centers for animal variety as well. If you can only go to one place for wildlife, go here.More
Dear Christina, Thank you for your visit and your positiv comment. I know we cannot please every visitor, some people expect to interact with wild animals or think we should have all our monkeys free. They don´t understand that we do the best we can,...More
I was very exited to be visiting this venue. Its not free and involves a paid boat trip (which takes quite a bit of time and effort)...but what the hell! All was going great. Nice young group of staff on arrival who were all helpful....More
Maybe she was having a bad day, but the owner of this place was SO rude to us (and needs to learn how to treat her staff with respect). We were standing observing the Tuscan, within the viewing enclosure, and she sprang on us and...More
First of all thank you for your visit-and second,I want to apologize for the rude interruption of your tour.It was definitely wrong and I don´t want to defend it,but I`d like to explain. I remember the incident very well, I was really troubled about Mateo,the...More
I have been to a 6 or so such farms and this is not your typical Butterfly farm. I was pleasantly surprised and recommend this experience for anyone that has a few hrs to explore in Iquitos. 3 soles in moto taxi from boardwalk, 3...More
Thank you for your visit and for your kind comment-it always makes me happy to hear that visitors have enjoyed being at Pilpintuwasi and understand our work. Best wishes Gudrun
This is a wonderful place. We saw many different animals and learned about the butterfly's lifecycle. I was impressed by how much work and love they put into what they do. And it's a great cause too!
Thank you very much for your visit and for understanding what we do at Pilpintuwasi.Best wishes Gudrun
Took tour as a side line from our regular tours. Farm is small, but, it great that they rescue and give these animals a home.