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Butterfly Estates

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1815 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3035
+1 239-690-2359
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Lots of potential!

Unfortunately, the Butterfly Estates were actually closed when we arrived for our visit. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Peaceful visit.

Bring your camera. Lots of great shots here. Never have i seen so many different kinds of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Mary E
Miami, Florida
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Home of The Florida Native Butterfly Society Conservatory. A non profit organization dedicate to protecting, preserving and populating Florida's Native Butterflies! Visit our Bookstore and gift shop.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“crepes” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (42 reviews)
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Hours Today: Closed
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1815 Fowler St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3035
+1 239-690-2359
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unfortunately, the Butterfly Estates were actually closed when we arrived for our visit. The recent hurricane damaged a window in the conservatory and the butterflies escaped! The Estates are in the process of rebuilding their butterfly population and expect to reopen in December. We were...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Bring your camera. Lots of great shots here. Never have i seen so many different kinds of butterflies. The staff is full of knowledge. Will go again

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I love this place! They are very informative about different species of butterflies. I love that we get to interact with them in their own habitat.The butterflies are beautiful with all of their vibrant colors. It is nice to just sit on the butterfly chair...More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Very inviting humble little place. Beautiful butterflies and lovely people. Great thing to do when in Fort Myers. Loved this place.

Thank Zoë O
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I love this garden - its beautiful well upkept and has great people working there. Plus Z crepes next door is fantastic!

Thank crasmussen1406
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Showed Up around 2, and got to walk through the garden. Beautiful Butterflies everywhere, along with a koi pond in the middle. Great way to spend an hour or two.

Thank nfier2015
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived early enough for the butterfly release at 10:30a. It was a beautiful experience, seeing butterflies take their first flight. The staff was nice and knowledgeable. Stop by and visit!

Thank Cassie C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great place to see butterflies. Knowledgeable staff. The colors are awesome! Butterfly Estates is doing good work keep it up thank you.

Thank davidaub
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Small but nice place. We've been to another butterfly place that was nicer with more butterflies but this one nonprofit which is nice. Staff was very knowledgeable. This is one that I'm glad I went to but would only visit once. Great place to learn...More

Thank meow571
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour or two. Knowledgeable staff eager to share what they know. Be sure to get there for the release of the newly hatched butterflies - 10:30am during our visit. There are some discounts on tickets (thank you for the veteran...More

Thank Greg S
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Response from Cabdg | Reviewed this property |
Adults 13 and above - $7.00 Ages 2 to 12 Years - $4.00 Children Up to Age 3 Years Are Free! Florida Residents Receive $1.00 Off Admission with a valid Florida I.D.! Over Age 50 Receive $1.00 Off Admission. Students Receive... More
Rachel B N
12 July 2015|
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A standard manual or power wheelchair can fit on the narrow paths and bridges, however everyone else will have to wait for you cross. If it is crowded (usually) that makes it very difficult. It is "accessible", but not... More