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Bocas Butterfly Garden

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Finca El Chimborazo, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
+507 6671-4724
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Currently closed

We went today, Dec 1st, 2015. If you can negotiate the Romancing the Stone 'esq type bridge you'll... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2015
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
Quaint and cool

we had a lot of rainy days and were looking for some fun things to do. This is a very cute place... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2015
New York City, New York
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  • Excellent28%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
30 Nov 2015
“Currently closed”
20 Jan 2015
“Quaint and cool”
Finca El Chimborazo, Isla Colon 00000, Panama
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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We went today, Dec 1st, 2015. If you can negotiate the Romancing the Stone 'esq type bridge you'll find it is currently closed so don't let anyone tell you it is. When it does open I doubt they'll have much in there. Cool leaf cutter...More

1  Thank Sable9999
Reviewed 21 January 2015

we had a lot of rainy days and were looking for some fun things to do. This is a very cute place and it's about a 10 minute boat ride from colon. The guy who owns it or works there was very sweet and gave...More

Thank NYCtwkt
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The place is beautiful, especially the mangrove when you arrive by boat, and the trees surrounding the property, which I took the liberty to explore, while waiting for our boater to return, but instead of the so many butterfly species announced in travel guides, you...More

Thank Micarmand
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Don't waste your money. There is maybe 3-4 butterflies to see. The overall condition of the place is very poor and it costs $5 to enter a tiny dome with a few butterflies.

Thank ZheAleman
Reviewed 14 March 2013

A 5 minute boat ride from Bocas town further along the island, but not possibel to get there by road or path, the Butterfy garden is small, but you can walk into the 'tent' itself among the butteflies. Sit and watch them fly about and...More

Thank Norma S
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Awesome! Come support a local spot. Quiet & feels like you're in the middle of the jungle & it's just a short stroll from Bocas marina. Louis, the owner & Antonio showed us around & explained all the phases of butterflies. They also have a...More

1  Thank rhsunshine
Reviewed 2 April 2012

As others have said, you need to take a water taxi here (cost us $2 each both ways = $8 total) then $5 each to get in. There's a butterfly enclosure which is nice to have them flying around you, but there are only really...More

2  Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Bocas Butterfly Garden is an early morning adventure on a sunny day. The Garden is located by the Bocas Marina, a 5 minute water taxi from town. You will be greeted and taken on a tour to experience the many stages and plant life that...More

Thank Wold
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Don't expect much but this was a sweet little butterfly farm and the guy working there showed us some caterpillars and some frogs. Nice way to while away a few hours! The butterflies were really beautiful and we had the whole place to ourselves. FYI...More

Thank AussieNancy
Reviewed 23 June 2010

What nice and beautiful garden. If you are planning to visit the isl beautiful paradise, please don't forget to go to the Butterfly Garden, is very close from the island. It is an incredible place with the most beautiful butterflies I had ever seen. Thank...More

1  Thank AmandaSue13
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