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I have been to Nathaly twice and both times were great. It is really nice to watch the butterflies at all stages of life and see how dedicated the owner is to taking care of them and the hummingbirds. It is a nice slice of...More
Lovely butterfly garden. Start the tour with an explanation of the process of caterpillars becoming butterflies. Then go into the enclosure to see many types/colors of butterflies and plants.
There is also a small garden outside the enclosure with a little pond and ducks.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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