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Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre

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Sanday Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 97 852 7852
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Magical visit

I knew of the centre before my trip and had decided I wanted to visit. The Tuk Tuk to the site is... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Alan H
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Be Sure to Make the Visit

The Butterfly Centre is located near the famous Landmine museum. It makes for a nice stop along the... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Subic, Philippines
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“life cycle” (36 reviews)
“stick insects” (27 reviews)
“landmine museum” (52 reviews)
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Sanday Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Sanday Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 97 852 7852
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

I knew of the centre before my trip and had decided I wanted to visit. The Tuk Tuk to the site is near the Landmine museum, and the ride up was through some beautiful countryside. The centre is full of butterflies in differing states of...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Butterfly Centre is located near the famous Landmine museum. It makes for a nice stop along the way to the Landmine Museum. The tranquility of being surrounded by the many butterflies is very peaceful. Be sure to bring your camera.

Thank Lantau_Subic
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I always love my visits here, it's a great tuk tuk ride through the countryside from town and a chance to witness some of the local culture and best combined with a temple visit. The Centre is charmingly informal and one can take a guide...More

Thank PutneySW
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Stopped here on way back to Siem Reap from the wonderful temple of Banteay Srei A guide took us around what was a small butterfly farm and explained about the butterflies. There were pupae in different stages of different butterflies which was interesting to see...More

Thank foxylady23
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after the land mine museum. It was a lovely place-- up to 20 species of butterflies and tour guides who are knowledgeable and want to help you get good photos. The garden is well landscaped, and you feel you have improved the...More

1  Thank Cynthiared
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped at this attraction on the way back to Seam Reap from visiting Banteay Srei temple - it is right on the highway. It is only small - we got the impression it is run by a local family - but they are passionate...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you love butterflies, you will probably adore place. Took the opportunity to stop off at this place after visiting Banteay Sery. However, came away feeling a little disappointed unfortunately. Mostly due to the limited amount of species available to view and the limited details...More

1  Thank redgal71
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I love butterfly gardens - this one was certainly worth the stop. I did not realize until there that the garden is part of a larger venture training locals to farm butterflies for export to zoos and exhibitions. The Center is a great showcase for...More

1  Thank Europelover2014
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was included on my tour to Bantreay Srey. There was a guided tour, of which I was the only tourist. I was expecting many more butterflies. Yes, you can walk in the enclosure, and you can see how the process starts with a caterpillar....More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Big butterflys, ,great oportunity to know something new and see beauty animals! Great people and great job. Price 5$.

Thank grafffik
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4 March 2016|
Response from mikemoran737 | Reviewed this property |
There is I believe what appeared to be a snack bar (cool under a thatched roof) where soft drinks were available. I had brought a pre-packed lunch which I ate in the snack bar before being guided around the splendid... More
Jason B
2 March 2016|
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Response from Tevis S | Reviewed this property |
My friend and I arrived in the early afternoon around 1:00 pm. The fee was $5, but it includes a guided tour and then unlimited time walking around and relaxing in the enclosure. I recommend a book to enjoy, sit peacefully... More
Abdul S
18 March 2015|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
The Butterfly Farm is on the road to Banteay Srey, and Kbal Spean, if you're going that far. Banteay Srey is about 30km North-East of Siem Reap. Beng Maelea is about 40km east of Siem Reap. Different major roads and I think... More