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The Butterfly Farm (La Ferme des Papillons)

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Le Galion Beach Rd | St Martin/St Maarten, Quartier D'Orleans 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 590 87-3121
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At the Butterfly Farm you will be escorted by your guide who will lead you through a specially created exhibition area of landscaped gardens. This is the butterflies own lush tropical garden playground! Here you will see hundreds of rare and exotic butterflies fluttering freely around you. The guide will identify different species, point out courtship and mating displays and tell butterfly facts and stories. You can also witness the various stages of the butterfly's life cycle, from butterflies laying their eggs to caterpillars hatching, growing and forming their chrysalis. Ask your guide how to handle the butterflies and caterpillars if you dare! The tour lasts around 15 minutes and you are welcome to stay as long as you like at leisure in the gardens. There is also an extensive selection of butterfly gifts and souvenirs in the shop, or drinks available in the shady cafe. Car parking and rest rooms on site free of charge.
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Le Galion Beach Rd | St Martin/St Maarten, Quartier D'Orleans 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 590 87-3121
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

I'm writing this review as a guy without kids. If I had kids, I'd add a dot to make this very good, since this would be a great place for families with kids to visit. It's a very laid back experience seeing all of the...More

1  Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Fun, beautiful, informative and good for the price. This is nothing like a regular butterfly farm in that you are allowed and encouraged to interact with the butterflies!!!

Thank Brianna A
Reviewed 2 June 2016

a place to visit especially kids and families . Interacting with the butterflies was such an angelic calming experience ,the entire atmosphere at this place is so wonderful , it's almost as if your in the middle of a kids story book ..

1  Thank Akeeda A
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Butterfly Farm was a highlight of our trip to St Martin. Imagine being transported to an extremely peaceful place with hundreds of butterflies with different colors, sizes, and shapes. Our guide Molly is the daughter of the founder of the Farm, and her enthusiasm...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 31 May 2016

i did not know what to expect as this was a last minute trip but I was amazed at the variety of beautiful Butterflies in a relatively small area. The owner of the farm was our guide and he was so passionate about the conservation...More

Thank Dord28
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The farm itself is small but gives you the opportunity to be close up with some of the most beautiful species of butterflies and moths. Our guide was very informative and friendly and if you go directly the fee is 15US with free re-entrance for...More

Thank Jfindly
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My wife wanted to visit the Butterfly Farm in St. Martin. At first, I wasn’t all that excited about the adventure, but I actually found it to be a wonderful experience. As most people suggest, arrive early. We got there at 9:30 and were greeted...More

Thank JMagnin
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a great place to see the butterflies! It is small enough that the butterflies are all around you. Very informative tour to start and then you are allowed to wander as long as you like. Went back for a second visit on this...More

Thank Sheryl55
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This was a tour off the Carnival Conquest. The garden is small but the information was greater. We took home a website to not only make our own garden but to save the buttrflies. We saw several butterflies fall out of there cocoons. was exciting...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Down a dirt road next to the water you will find the butterfly farm. The staff which is family run and operated was great. If you go on cruise ship days you will get free rum punch. Which the slightly bitter but funny older male...More

Thank curleyc862
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25 January 2017|
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Response from pstearns406 | Reviewed this property |
You can stay as long as you want or for as long as your transportation arrangements allow. If on the shore excursion, it is usually about an hour to an hour and a half. Be sure to take video in slow motion as it will reveal... More
30 January 2016|
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Response from Dogwalker45 | Reviewed this property |
No, none at all...beautiful and bug free except for a few flies
13 November 2015|
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Response from K s | Property representative |
Our entrance fee is $15 pp and half price for children (under 3 years free). This includes a guided tour of the Farm and you are welcome to stay as long as you like. Will also give a free pass for the duration of your... More