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Butterfly Complex Center

#44 of 46 things to do in Ko Lanta Features Animals
402 Moo 2, Phansai Village, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 89 776 3215
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Butterfly Garden

There are many negative reviews about this place. I would like to correct this view. Yes, the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
BabyBilly
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Brisbane, Australia
Sea eagle in a cage & monkeys with chains

I didn't like to see a sea eagle in a cage or little monkeys chained to trees. On the flip-side I... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Juan P
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We are Butterfly Complex Center on Ko Lanta. We have Herb & Fruit Garden. You can see Pineapple Plantation, and some local animals. Like Eagle, Otter, Squirrel and Monkey. We also have some Colourful Butterflies.
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible42%
7 Mar 2017
“lovely people but not worth the animal's suffering”
4 Sep 2016
“No Butterflies.. but”
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402 Moo 2, Phansai Village, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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+66 89 776 3215
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

There are many negative reviews about this place. I would like to correct this view. Yes, the animals are caged or on leashes. But they would probably be dead if not for the people at this place. They rescue and take in injured and abused...More

1  Thank BabyBilly
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I didn't like to see a sea eagle in a cage or little monkeys chained to trees. On the flip-side I liked to see some pineapple plants and butterflies.

1  Thank Juan P
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A wide range of animals, but most of them are caged up. There were rosters (which fight), turtles, coy fish, eagles, luwak (coffee producers), toads, monkeys, cats and butterflies. I found it interesting learning about how they make rice and produce crops. They had a...More

Thank Heida101
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Inside aren't butterflies, but enclosed animals. Monkey on a chain without water and other animals in cages.The only interesting are local plants and fruit in the orchard.

1  Thank HankaJosefiova
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The butterflies are ok, and plants are interesting... however most of this place is basically the most horrific small zoo you have ever seen... depressed eagles and owls in tiny 1m cages, chained up monkeys. A great idea for plants, but set the animals free

1  Thank RNewcombe_UK
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

So so sad to see the caged animals. Dirty cramped conditions. Shame there is no animal welfare otherwise it would be closed immediately. The poor baby otter on a chain 😢 the poor monkeys on tiny chains 😢 the poor cats in a tiny dirty...More

1  Thank andrea O
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little tour, some dubious caged animals but overall worth a visit, the owner explains all the various plants and flowers he grows from pineapple, rice to spices.

Thank Olsworth31
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This was billed as a butterfly farm, but the kids enjoyed a tour round a kind of home made mini zoo with tame monkeys an otter an eagle, a snapping turtle... and butterflies. The crazy geezer who runs it and his very sweet son who...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was a confusing stop. I didn't expect much and wasn't disappointed. It seemed to be run by a local family who have an interest in local wildlife and plants. They have animals they raised after being injured. A magnificent eagle and some Falcon/hawks were...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

It's a great place to visit you will find lots of different animals and plantations. The owner is very kind and smiley! We learned a lot of funny curiosities about the Thai fauna and flora. Only downside is the price, very expensive for a free...More

1  Thank Luis S
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