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bernie Nov 22nd, 2002 07:05 PM

butterfly farm
 
Is it worth a trip to the butterfly farm outside of San Jose? Are there any others that are better?

leslie Nov 23rd, 2002 03:34 AM

I did not visit the butterfly farm near San Jose, but did go to the one in Monteverde. It was great!!! They first give you a quick introduction to the butterflies of Costa Rica and then a guided tour of their facility. Also, the frog pond in Monteverde is worth a visit.

Parrot Mom Nov 23rd, 2002 06:37 AM

Visited a small one on the way back from Sarchi to Puntaranas...As it turns out we have a facility 30 minutes from our home which is delightful.

judie Nov 26th, 2002 12:33 PM

Butterfly farms abound in Costa Rica, so don't hang around San Jose just to do this one. But if you'll be there anyway . . .<BR>As other poster said butterfly farm in Monteverde was great. Also one in the La Paz waterfall/Poas Volcano area outside SJ, so you could do that one if you're going by there. There was also a pretty nice one right in back of Arenal Lodge in Arenal on their property

pjr Nov 27th, 2002 01:23 PM

The one at La Paz Waterfall gardens was nice.


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