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Mombasa Butterfly House

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A venuce for activity with children and families, a vast array and variety of colourful butterflies... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Sukesha D
Mombasa, Kenya
you want to see butterflys?

They breed all sort of butterflys big one small ones all colours . it is just near fort Jesus so... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Mombasa, Kenya
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19 Jun 2018
“very sad”
10 Feb 2018
“One star is one too many”
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Nkrumah Road | At Fort Jesus Mombasa, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 724 874629
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

mombasa butterfly house, this is a con, haredly ten butterflies here, very sad... they say it's because of the rainy weater

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank munir mohamed y
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

What a disappointing experience. It was similar to going to a zoo. There was no attempt to educate or at least be informative about butterflies. There was no sense of conservation or care either. Nothing!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Kasanga
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went here on 14.10.2017. We could see hardly 4 butterflies. And the lady told us that due to hot humid weather there are not "many" butterflies. There was one wooden case where some pupa were kept which she told are bought from the local people....More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Sucheta1976
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I love butterfly house because of the serenity and calmness, also for the butterflies. As a photographer and traveller is my favorite place to unwind and clear my mind. I recommend this place for wedding photoshoots, and also the nature. Best time to go is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JammyJabry
Reviewed 6 October 2017

A venuce for activity with children and families, a vast array and variety of colourful butterflies all carefully housed... large areas for children to run and play and families to have picnics. A shady place to walk or cycle thru a trail and rest at...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sukesha D
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I went there with two little girls, it was a mesmerising experience for them with all the beautiful butterflies and shining pupae. It's a place to get a practical explanation of the life cycle of insects. Ideal for kids and adults alike.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hassan S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

They breed all sort of butterflys big one small ones all colours . it is just near fort Jesus so you can just pop there during office hours and at the front of it is the view of the Indian ocean you can walk all...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank esther900
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I wasn't impressed by it, there aren't so many butterflies and the place isn't well maintained. Maybe we didn't visit it at the right time. Had a bit of fun taking photos of the few butterflies around. They gave us a guide, that was reading...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank elle_isa27
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went there on an afternoon and it was quite chilled. Not very many butterflies, but there is a good gift shop. We bought Baobab massage oil and Kenyan Scandals. The host was nice, the photos of butterflies beautiful. Learnt a little about butterflies and got...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sweet_NK
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The butterfly house is a great stop in Mombasa. The staff are absolutely fantastic and genuinely care about Kenya's coastal and forest environments. Our guide explained to us how they pay Kenyans who live near forests to protect the forests and to raise butterfly cocoons....More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank natehall386
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17 August 2016|
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100 Ksh for Kenyan adult 50 Ksh for Kenyan child