The Butterfly Farm

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Explore the beautiful colors of the Saint Martin butterflies and plants at this unique and magical attraction. You will find the enclosed area full of caterpillars, cocoons, and butterflies of all sizes.

The farm is set in an enclosed exhibition of tropical gardens filled with local flora and natural landscaping that includes ponds and rest areas. Hundreds of tropical butterflies fly freely around you.

The farm offers guests the sight of hundreds of butterflies, caterpillars, and cocoons; offering visitors great opportunities for group photos and a good place for the children to have some fun. Guided tours educate guests about the evolutionary cycle of the butterfly, from an egg to the caterpillar, and finally the butterfly. The tour takes approximately 20 minutes and you are welcome to stay as long as you like. There is ample parking, refreshments, restrooms and a gift shop.


Located in Saint Martin, in the southern outskirts of Orient Bay, The Butterfly Farm invites local customers and visitors lodging in this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten. Regardless of whether or not you are staying very close, you are free to drop by to check out the sights.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of dining options to select from in the neighborhood near The Butterfly Farm. The most proximate place to eat to The Butterfly Farm is Paradise View, which serves Caribbean fare. It is only around a quarter mile away from this wildlife attraction, so check it out and place your order. Also nearby, you and your companions will have options like Chez Pat and Papagayo where you and your party should be sure to try a bite of International fare and experience the St. Martin culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby attractions include The Butterfly Farm, which is within traveling distance in Orient Bay. Also think about checking out The Old House, which is another nearby attraction.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near The Butterfly Farm
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
The Butterfly Farm Other Attraction 0.0 mi. (0.8 km) N Orient Bay
The Old House Museum 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) W La Croisade
Mount Vernon Plantation Historic Site 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) W 0.6 mi. South West of Orient Bay
Hope Estate Archeological Site Historic Site -- -- 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Grand-Case
Loterie Farm Nature Reserve -- 2.6 mi. (2.6 km) W 1.6 mi. South of Grand-Case
Cultural Center Grand Case Museum 2.6 mi. (0.4 km) NW Grand-Case
Durat Bridge Historic Site 3.9 mi. (0.6 km) W Marigot
Musée de Saint-Martin Museum -- -- Downtown Marigot

More Information


They are open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., though admission into the gardens ends at 3:00pm, so be sure to show up before then. Additionally, the Butterfly Farm says that the butterflies are the most active in the morning, so you may want to plan to show up then.


The entrance fee is $15(USD) per person, half price for children up to 12 years, under three years free. This includes a guided tour of the Farm and a complementary pass for the duration of your vacation. Cruise ship visitors receive a $2(USD) discount in lieu of the pass.


Le Galion Beach Road, Saint Martin Saint Martin


(590) 590-8731 ext. 21




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