Green Hills Butterfly Ranch

Live butterflies flutter about within the Green Hills Butterfly Ranch's 4,000 square foot flight area. Guests can walk amongst these beautiful creatures as well as tour the premises, able to witness the beauty and curiosity of their life cycle.

Guests can take a tour of the butterfly flight area, hoping to be lucky enough for a butterfly to land on them, and a visit to the Caterpillar Center. Throughout the property there are gorgeous gardens full of more than 150 species of plant, tree, and shrub. There is even a hummingbird viewing and photographing area. This is the perfect place to get closed to nature and enjoy a picnic within the beautiful grounds.


Green Hills Butterfly Ranch is located west of San Antonio, a hamlet in Cayo District; it's to the south-southeast of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

You need not go hungry after spending time at this wildlife reserve; you can find a great concentration of local restaurants within traveling distance. duPlooy's Jungle Lodge Restaurant, which serves Belizean food, is very close-by, making it a great option for nature preserve visitors. Chaa Creek Restaurant and Crystal Paradis Restaurant offer additional dining options close-by. At Crystal Paradis Restaurant you might try a bit of Caribbean cuisine and experience the culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that enjoy wildlife reservations, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Green Iguana Conservation Project and Mountain Pine Ridge; which are both a little ways off, but can be reached in the car. Additional nearby activities include Belize Botanic Gardens, which is within traveling distance in Central Belize. You might want to also consider checking out Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Green Hills Butterfly Ranch
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Belize Botanic Gardens -- 1.8 mi. (6.2 km) WNW 3.9 mi. South of San Ignacio
Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum Museum 1.8 mi. (10.0 km) ESE San Antonio
San Antonio Waterfall GeoFeature 2.2 mi. (9.4 km) E 5.8 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio
Cayo Welcome Center Other Attraction 5.2 mi. (1.3 km) N San Ignacio

More Information


They are open daily between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Location: Pine Ridge Road, Central Belize, Belize


(501) 834-4017




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