The Butterfly Farm (La Ferme des Papillons), Quartier D'Orleans

You’ll think you’re inside a lush tropical rainforest at The Butterfly Farm (La Ferme des Papillons), as flowers and trees surround you and butterflies fly overhead. Hundreds of exotic butterflies, from many species across the globe, fly freely in the enclosure, which simulates their natural habitat. Join the guided tour and not only learn, but be shown the evolutionary cycle of butterflies as they evolve from microscopic eggs to strange caterpillars, and eventually pupae. Refreshments and a souvenir store can be found onsite. Wear bright colored clothing, and maybe a butterfly will land on you. To visit The Butterfly Farm (La Ferme des Papillons) on your trip to Quartier D'Orleans, use our Quartier D'Orleans trip planner .
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  • We considered going to the Butterfly Farm, but were told that because of the hurricane damage, it isn't open yet, so we couldn't really assess the place, but wanted others to know it's not open.  more »
  • I am pleased I choose this excursion. This is a very interesting place. I learned a lot during my visit. Its worth the money and the ride over.  more »
  • I am so sad to read Anish's review below that shows the Butterfly Pavillion leveled from the storms! The Butterfly Farm was one of our favorite day trip destinations while visiting the beautiful island of St. Maarten. Boy are we glad that we were able to experience all that this small farm had to offer. They had the most beautiful butterflies and moths (and chrysalis displays)! I cannot believe how vivid the colors of the insects were and how large some of them can grow! Not to mention how many they had in their space. One moth is as large as two hands put side by side! The moment I walked in, three large butterflies immediately landed on my legs (which they say is great luck) and stayed on me the entire time I was there! I walked around and the butterflies stayed with me! Magical and special to say the least. Our 2 1/2 year old really loved it here! We will definitely be back to visit the next time we are in St. Maarten and we recommend that you go see for yourself how nice the Butterfly Farm really is!
  • Farm is totally destroyed. See farm website about status.
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