FAQ about visiting the farms

  • What is the 'guided tour'?
    We have so much for you to see and learn at the Farms we don’t want you to miss anything! So we offer a guided tour included in the entrance fee. The tour lasts for approximately 15-20 minutes but you are welcome to stay as long as you like. The longest you would have to wait for a tour is 15 minutes during which time you can relax in the gardens with the butterflies.
  • What is the free return pass?
    All our visitors are given a return pass which allows you to visit us as often as you like for the duration of your vacation. It is not transferable.
  • What is the best time of year to visit?
    The Butterfly Farm has hundreds of butterflies flying at any given time 365 days a year. We are blessed with temperatures in the 80’s year round, so anytime is a great time to visit!  Mornings are generally best when the butterflies are most active and this is the best time to witness butterflies emerging from their chrysalis. The afternoons are great for photography when the butterflies slow down a little.
  • What is the admission fee and opening hours?
    The Farms in Aruba and Saint Martin have slightly different fee structures for island visitors, cruise ship visitors, groups and schools. All prices are great value! but feel free to email us with details of your party for further information. Both Farms are open 7 days a week. St Martin 9am – 3.30pm (last tour starts at 3pm). Aruba 8.30 am - 4.30pm (last tour starts at 4pm).
  • Where are you located?
    You can find our locations here on Google Map
  • Can I handle the butterflies?
    Yes, but only if you ask your guide to show you how to handle the butterflies without hurting them.
  • Wheelchair access?
    We are wheelchair accessible and our staff is happy to help.
  • Payments Accepted?
    Cash, MC and Visa. No checks accepted.
  • Snacks and Drink?
    Snacks and drinks are available for purchase. We have shaded seating areas outside the Exhibition area and you are welcome to bring your own food. 
  • Tripods?
    Tripods or monopods are allowed.

Random visitors photos:

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

  • A very special visit while recently on a cruise. It was something that I will not forget.

    - Gloria Schweikert
  • We visited the farm in Oct 2016 and had a fabulous time! Such a wonderful place! Been thinking about you all in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. I hope all your family and staff ar ... read more

    - Bob Caverly
  • We visited the Butterfly Farm last week (From the cruise Holland America) and it was fascinating. Would you tell me who did the painting outside in front of your facility. Was it ... read more

    - June Hewett
  • We went to the Butterfly Farm in St. Maarten and were treated to a wonderful experience. We enjoyed a knowledgeable talk about butterflies and moths and real examples of them. The ... read more

    - Diana Campbell
  • We visited the butterfly farm in December 2014. What a fabulous place and the butterflies are so beautiful. The talk was really interesting and lighthearted and it has really en ... read more

    - Barbara
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