Green Hills Butterfly Farm

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Green Hills Butterfly Farm is the largest live butterfly display in Belize, and here you will witness the beauty of over 30 species living in their natural habitat. Along with the butterflies, you may enjoy a large variety of plant and bird species as well.

Entry into the Butterfly House, access to the Botanical Collection, and a guided tour are included in the farm's entrance fee.

Location

Set in Central Belize, 3.5 miles east-northeast of San Antonio, Green Hills Butterfly Farm welcomes residents and tourists who are lodging in this area of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you are staying very close, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. It is 7.9 miles east-southeast of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

If you develop an appetite during your visit to the gardens, don't worry -- you will find an impressive array of food and drink providers in the vicinity. The closest eatery to Green Hills Butterfly Farm is Calico Jack's, which serves up Belizean dishes. The restaurant is a brief distance off, but removed enough that you may want to make plans for taking advantage of a type of transportation to travel there. Also within a short distance, you and your group will have restaurants including Gaïa Riverlodge Restaurant and Lounge and Gumbolimbo Village Restaurant where you and your party will be able to eat some International food and enjoy the Belize scene.

Nearby Attractions

If you are interested in seeing two botanical gardens, check out Belize Botanic Gardens, which is situated within driving distance of this page's attraction. You'll find some additional places of interest nearby, including San Antonio Waterfall, which is within traveling distance in Central Belize. Also, you might consider checking out Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum, which is another attraction nearby.

A botanical garden is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Green Hills Butterfly Farm.

Attractions Near Green Hills Butterfly Farm
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
San Antonio Waterfall GeoFeature 2.9 mi. (9.4 km) W 5.8 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio
Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum Other Attraction 3.4 mi. (10.0 km) WSW 6.2 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio
Actun Tunichil Muknal GeoFeature 5.7 mi. (19.3 km) E 12.0 mi. South West of Belmopan
Green Iguana Conservation Project Other Attraction 7.4 mi. (1.1 km) NW San Ignacio

More Information

Hours

The Green Hills Butterfly Farm is open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Their last tour of the day begins at 3:30 p.m.

Cost

The cost of entry to the butterfly farm is $10(USD) for adults and $5(USD) for children under the age of 10.

Location: Mile 8, Pine Ridge Road, Central Belize, Belize

Phone

(501) 834-4017

Website

http://biological-diversity.info/greenhills.htm

Email

meerman@biological-diversity.info

 

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