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Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village

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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 917 597 5544
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The Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village is a place that reflects the mesmerising beauty of a province that is known as the "Last Frontier of the Philippines". It showcases a sheer variety or tropical butterflies from the Southern region of the country. These free flying butterflies are surrounded with live exhibits of scorpions, green-crested lizards, phasmid and mantises which are considered their natural predators. It is a window to the natural ecology of these colourful insects. Another added attraction are the rescued endemic wildlife of Palawan. These animals are given the chance of a second life by being rescued from poachers and wouldn't have survived in the wild because of the probability of suffering the same fate all over again. Like the Palawan Peacock Peasant and the Palawan Bearcat, these animals are now ambassadors of their own species in the wild. By educating the public about these wild yet gentle creatures the facility promotes public awareness about how our actions as human beings can affect greatly everything in our environment.
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Bunk House Road | Santa Monica, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 917 597 5544

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there not knowing what to expect but it turned out to be the best place around. Loved all the butterflies and small animals. Learning about the indigenous tribes was also great. After we were there we meet the properitor and he was kin...More

Thank shapiro360
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is not just a Butterfly Ecological Garden. There are few animals and the most interesting part is the Tribal People. There is a group of tribal men and women who, via a curator shared their history and way of life which is educational.

Thank mlm_106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More than the butterflies, and the mini zoo, we had the opportunity to be with a group of natives from the Palaw-an Tribe. It was an interesting encounter. =)

Thank Sunnyskies100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During our visit at the Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Indigenous Tribe, my family and I enjoyed our time. Daughter was 1 year old and a half when we visited the butterfly garden and I can really say she enjoyed her time! A big part...More

Thank Vic Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During your visit a guide is provided. We were shown around by Ian, who did a great job. A lot of information from the start and could also answer all of our questions concerning the animals. Apart from butterflies and their cocoons there are also...More

Thank Yannickvm
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We were there just for time for the indiginuous show to begin. At first I thought it would be boring we found it actually very interesting and exciting. We could hear their music, touch their pets (also take photos) see the houses and learn a...More

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a pretty small place but for just a minimal entrance fee, visitors will automatically be greeted by guides upon entering the garden. Aside from the butterflies, they also feature other local animals like the bear cat, scorpions, a leopard gecko, and a crocodile,...More

Thank Clarice A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Since the weather hadn't been great for the rainy season, we decided to come here for something to do. It wasn't bad, but the tour was too fast. The woman took us through to show the different insects and critters they have as fast as...More

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I visited this butterfly garden with my family in June 2017. One thing really impress was they do not encourage to touch or take photos with butterfly's. Before this I have visited another two similar attractions in Bagiou and Bohol. Both locations most of the...More

Thank Pumudu
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Here you can see animals that are endemic to Palawan and have a chance to look and experience the culture of the tribe that resides inside the Garden.

Thank Princess Salvia G
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