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The Butterfly Farm (La Ferme des Papillons)

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Address: Le Galion Beach Rd, Quartier D'Orleans 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: +590 590 87-3121
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This popular attraction is home to numerous species of rare butterflies.

This popular attraction is home to numerous species of rare butterflies.

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Butterfly's everwear you look.

This was a nice small scale family run nature attraction Fun and educational for everyone beautfull butterflys of many different colors and sizes fly freely around you and will... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 October 2015
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conn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was a nice small scale family run nature attraction Fun and educational for everyone beautfull butterflys of many different colors and sizes fly freely around you and will land on your hand if your luckly. Nice small gift shop and free rum punch make this a great cruise ship excurisom

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Our trip to St. Maarten/St. Martin was a short 4 day stay. We tried to plan some activities and one of them was a visit to the Butterfly Farm. We were greeted by Karen who was so gracious and sweet. Everyone else were going in except mom and myself. You see mom is scared of caterpillars (yes some people are),... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This was a good stop on the way to the Bay. Pamela was very knowledgeable as well as charming and the tour was interesting. The farm is well presented and calming with a vast display of butterfly species. It's quite warm under the net so dress lightly. $15 per adult gets you a weekly pass. Gift shop is pretty good,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

An amazing place and definitely worth a visit. The gentleman who gave us a tour was very knowledgeable and friendly. The butterflies were beautiful and plentiful. We returned later in the week (You can return for free within a week of your initial ticket purchase.) and the staff took even more time with us. The enclosure is very warm so... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Came with an excursion group from our cruise and stopped here for an hour or so. The lady who worked there was full of great information and answered all the questions we could think of. We were given punch afterwards and we could use that to get the butterflies to sit on our fingers. Amazing, only wish we could have... More 

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Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

So glad I listened to friends and took my son Trevor to the Butterfly Farm; what a magically place! Molly was a our personal guide and what a wonderful job she did explaining the basics of butterflies to the two of us. My 5 year old still talks about it and we went the 1st week of August! Beautiful blue... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

"Bless their hearts' (meant in the most Southern of terms). You might be better off planting your own butterfly bush so that you can see the same butterflies in your own backyard. It's a sweet way to entice you to stop there on your way to another destination.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

lovely, unusual place--very friendly and informative guides--the butterflies and moths were spectacular and we ended up staying a couple of hours just because it was so pretty being there.

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Great little stop for an hour or so if you are on St Martin, on the way to/from Le Galion or Orient Bay. The guide was knowledgeable, we received a personalized tour just for the two of us. It's also admirable that they rebuilt this place three times after hurricanes and other storms...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Went to the farm for an hour before heading over to Orient Beach for the day. We called it a small farm when compared to Butterfly World in Fort Lauderdale but we had a great experience with the guide and having butterflies land on our hands. Due to a hurricane last October, some species did not make it but there... More 

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