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“Beautiful oasis”
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The Butterfly Garden
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Stroll through a lush tropical garden as exotic butterflies take flight around you. Learn about their amazing life cycles during a guided tour. Wear bright colors to attract the butterflies to land on you. Double the fun and take a stroll through the outside botanical gardens showcasing a wide variety of local plants and butterfly species. Bring your camera! Open daily in season 8:30am - 4pm. May to October schedule may vary so call ahead.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase
Falls Village, Connecticut
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Beautiful oasis”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

The Butterfly Garden is a lovely respite from the more activie tourist activities and shopping stress on Saint Thomas. The staff is courteous and pleasant and the butterflies are well worth seeing and learning about. Although kids will enjoy the experience, it is a good one for people of any and every age. Use the coupon in the St. Thomas tour map to save a few dollars off of the admission price...just like at Coral World. Besure to listen to the presntation made by staff people!

Visited June 2014
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2 Thank HVwriter
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Salisbury, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Our favorite stop when we are in St Thomas!”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

A visit to The Butterfly Garden is also the highlight of our trips to St Thomas. The staff is highly knowledgeable and very friendly! We love that the Garden is right at the cruise port. So convenient! The garden was in full bloom on our May 19, 2014 visit. We saw an abundance of butterflies in so many vibrant colors! Perfect for families, please support this great place on your next visit!

Visited May 2014
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2 Thank bcsinger25
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South Plainfield, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Butter-fly in and visit!”
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Such an amazing experience for my daughter,8. The staff was friendly and educational! Lovely visit. It's probably one of our stops where we actually relaxed! Cute little shop too for swag.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Britain B
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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very Informative and Fun”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We had a great time on this tour. We got to shop, see a good portion of the island and learn about butterflies.

Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Amy A
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Peaceful oasis to visit on the way back to your ship”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The Butterfly Garden is located right at the cruise ship pier, and is a peaceful and quiet stop as you return from a shore excursion before reboarding your ship. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. This isn't the largest butterfly garden by far, but is a pleasant oasis amidst the noise and hassle of reboarding your ship. Beware, however, that closing time is really early, and quite a while before most ships' all-aboard time, so we saw several fellow passengers who had purchased tickets from the shore excursion desk, disappointed when the arrived to find the garden already closed. Check hours before buying your ticket to make sure you will have time to visit, or better yet, buy your ticket at the garden.

Visited January 2014
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2 Thank Thomas E
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