Butterfly Garden in Monteverde
Butterflies of the Cloud Forest
The Selvatura Butterfly Garden is a state of the art project with accurate and sensitive temperature control. This climate control system enables the survival of a variety of butterfly species that are native to a range of altitudes and climate conditions. Normally these butterfly species are found in a variety of different zones throughout Costa Rica but within the Selvatura Butterfly Garden they all have the ability to thrive. Guests to the Butterfly Garden to take a guided tour through this fascinating live exhibit and learn about the life cycle, special behaviors and evolution of these unique creatures.
Visitors are advised to wear long pants, closed-toed shoes and to bring rain gear. Even though this exhibit is indoors there are a variety of walkways that are not covered throughout the Selvatura Park area. The tour lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours, but can be either shorter or longer, depending on your pace.
Additional Selvatura Park activities include:
Costa Rica's longest and most comprehensive canopy tour, treetop suspension bridges, a hummingbird garden, Reptile and Amphibian exhibit as well as the Selvatura Educational Center featuring the unique & 'Jewels of the Rain forest' exhibition, the most extensive private insect collections in the world.