Visitor Information

Imagine walking through a lush tropical rain forest amidst flowers and trees, ponds and a trickling waterfall with butterflies flying overhead and all around you in their own natural paradise. This is a dream come true at The Butterfly Farms in St Martin and Aruba. Within large meshed enclosures you can see hundreds of real exotic butterflies flying freely, a beautiful display of the most spectacular species from all over the world...

  • Entrance includes a free return pass for the duration of your vacation!
  • Open all year, daily
    Aruba      8-30 am - 4-30 pm (last tour starts at 4pm
    )
    St Martin 9-00 am - 3-30 (last tour starts at 3pm)
  • Guided tours run all day, they last for approximately 15 to 20 minutes and you are welcome to stay for as long as you like. Photography and video no problem!
  • Where are we located? check our map!
  • Each Farm has a great shop selling a huge selection of butterfly-related gifts and souvenirs. Refreshments are available in the shady cafes outside. Parking and restrooms on site.

Some tips:

The butterfly jungle bar
The butterfly jungle bar
Visitors at the Butterfly Farm
Visitors at the Butterfly Farm
Visitors at the Butterfly Farm
Visitors at the Butterfly Farm
An essential part of the visit to all the farms is the famous "guided tour". Visitors are shown the evolutionary cycle from microscopic eggs, to strange and exotic caterpillars, pupae resembling exquisite designer jewelry. You can also witness all stages of their life cycle from tiny egg to curious caterpillar and jewel like pupa. Early in the morning is the best opportunity to see a butterfly emerging from its pupa and watch newborn butterflies take their first flight! If you want to handle the butterflies and caterpillars our guides will be happy to show you how to do so without damaging these fragile creatures.

Random visitors photos:

You can send us your photos at photos@thebutterflyfarm.com, for more visit our photo galleries.

  • What an enchanting tour! Too bad it wasn't longer. Peter, gave an enlightening and informative lecture about a butterflies life! Then we strolled thru the magical gardens as hundre ... read more

    - John & Cathy Bridge
  • Visited your butterfly farm in Aruba last week (March 2016). The people at the site were awesome. The area was well maintained with a great selection of specimens to view

    - John R Skokna
  • Had a wonderful day at the farm with the beautiful butterflies at St Maarten, staff was great and we learned a lot about how to care for the butterflies. Thank you.

    - Kathleen Yowler
  • was at butterfly farm a few years ago and got inspired to raise monarchs also.i am from michigan and just collected first batch of eggs 2 weeks ago.i have 17 chrisalis now hanging ... read more

    - dale meldrum
  • I got to visit the wonderful butterfly farm with the group that I was with and we had a wonderful time and watching the butterflies flutter around or sitting in the most unique pla ... read more

    - Jolyne Hughes
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