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The Motmot Jungle

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Loved the Mariposario!

We stopped here between activities during a day tour of Arenal. The conservatory is set up as a... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2013
Lebanon, Connecticut
simple spot to visit

We really enjoyed our visit to this place! It was reasonably priced, the butterfly garden was... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2013
Betty L
Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
28 Apr 2015
“Cost to much”
8 Jul 2013
“Loved the Mariposario!”
In an environment full of flora and fauna in a primary rainforest, you will find one of the most beautiful places to visit in La Fortuna near to the Arenal Volcano.The Motmot Jungle & Mabewa Butterfly Garden!! Here, you will find trails in and out...more
La Fortuna | Represa Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1170
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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Paid $20 each, This was a small place compared to others. It had a small trail threw the trees and around a field lined with flowering hedges. Not many butterflies outside because of the rain. Lots of hummingbirds . The enclosed area had 10 to...More

1  Thank RodDaly
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We stopped here between activities during a day tour of Arenal. The conservatory is set up as a natural habitat for various butterflies. You can walk through and see them in the various stages of life.

2  Thank Aquarius695
Reviewed 22 May 2013

This is a medium size flower garden with a butterfly "habitat" where they raise butterflies for sale, mostly to US museums and zoos and such. It is no match for your Natural Science Museum's Butterfly habitat and if you're expecting something huge, you're bound to...More

6  Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We really enjoyed our visit to this place! It was reasonably priced, the butterfly garden was really cool and the little hike afterwards was enough of a challenge for beginners, but still not taxing. Our favorite part was all the guava trees at the end....More

1  Thank Betty L
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We were surprised by the negative reviews - we loved this place! Very reasonably priced. Hundreds of beautiful butterflies. We also saw monkeys, toucans, humming birds and tad poles. The jungle walk was gorgeous though a little scary in parts as there is no handrail....More

2  Thank laughinglady
Reviewed 4 February 2013

There is no tour here. You walk around a small garden that has some interesting butterflies but there is no guide to tell you anything about what you are seeing.More

1  Thank AnnSCD
TheMotmotJungle, Gerente at The Motmot Jungle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2013

Hi Vivian, We appreciate your opinion because it helps us to improve our project to continue to grow and provide the best service to the other visitors who come in the future ... Here there is not a tour ... Here we offer the best...More

Reviewed 30 January 2013

We stoped by the tourist information office in La Fortuna to book a birds watching tour for the next day. Mot Mot was offered to us by the travel official. So we took a guide for 30 USD and paid a 10 USD entrance fee...More

7  Thank Vera B
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