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.


Located in Central Belize, 3.5 miles east-northeast of San Antonio, Green Hills Butterfly Farm happily welcomes residents and travelers rooming in this section of Belize. Whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to stop by for some fun in the sun. It's 7.9 miles east-southeast of San Ignacio.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most enjoyable options while spending a few hours exploring the area is chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of these gardens. Calico Jack's, which has a menu full of Belizean fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The eatery is a short distance away, but far enough that you might decide to arrange for employing a viable mode of transport to get there. Also within reach, you will have eateries such as Pine Ridge Restaurant and Gaïa Riverlodge Restaurant and Lounge where you and your companions will want to try a bite of International fare and enjoy the Belize scene.

Nearby Attractions

If you'd like to find out more about visiting two botanical gardens, make a trip to Belize Botanic Gardens, which is located within driving distance of Green Hills Butterfly Farm. You'll find some additional attractions in the area, including San Antonio Waterfall, which is within driving range in Central Belize. You might also think about visiting Garcia Sisters Tanah Mayan Art Museum, which is another attraction close by.

Gardens are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in Belize. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

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


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.


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


(501) 834-4017




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