About Dubai Butterfly Garden

All You Need To Know About Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai is a city that offers travelers the opportunity to enjoy multiple attractions, from beaches to desert safaris. Dubai's Butterfly Garden is one of Dubai's most popular tourist destinations.

The Dubai Butterfly Garden is a beautiful place where visitors can admire different species of butterflies from all over the world. Located next to the Miracle Garden of Dubai, it is also home to various gardens with exotic plants and trees. In addition, the Dubai Butterfly Garden has a conservation center that works to preserve butterfly species.

About Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai Butterfly Garden

The garden features more than 15,000 vibrantly colored butterflies of different species in their natural habitats. It is a man-made marvel, famous for its beauty that also holds its importance for its ecological value as it houses 50 million flowers and over 250 million plants. Spread over 2,600 square meters with over nine weather-controlled domes, it is one of the finest modern architectural and technological marvels that play an impactful role in conserving nature. The Dubai Butterfly Garden also provides educational programs for children and adults on topics such as sustainability and biodiversity conservation. This makes it an popular attraction for people who would like to learn more about environmental issues and those who simply want to enjoy the beauty of butterflies.

What To See In Dubai Butterfly Garden?

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Climate Controlled Domes

The Dubai Butterfly Garden has nine domes that house different species of butterflies. The domes are designed to resemble the natural habitats of butterflies and maintain a comfortable 24°C temperature to extend the life of the butterflies and promote the growth of the vibrant foliage that hangs from the ceiling. In addition to housing different butterfly species, Dubai Butterfly Garden's domes also serve as a conservation center for butterflies. In these centers, visitors can learn more about environmental issues such as sustainability and biodiversity conservation. The Dubai Butterfly Garden is a great place to see a variety of butterflies from all over the world in one place.

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Educational Area

 The Dubai Butterfly Garden is home to various educational areas that teach visitors about environmental issues such as sustainability and biodiversity conservation. In addition, the Dubai Butterfly Garden offers educational programs for children and adults on topics such as butterfly conservation. In Dubai Butterfly Garden, visitors get to learn about the life cycle of butterflies and actually get to witness it from the pupal stage to adulthood. There are multiple presentations, videos, life-like exhibitions, animations, butterfly-life cycle videos, and movies that provide an insight into their metamorphosis. Visitors also get to spot multiple rare butterflies and get to know about them.

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Butterflies

The Dubai Butterfly Garden features more than 15,000 butterflies of around 50 varieties. It is home to different species of butterflies from all over the world. In addition, the garden has several areas designed to resemble the natural habitats of butterflies. The Dubai Butterfly Garden works to preserve butterfly species. This makes it an excellent place for people who want to see different types of butterflies in one place, including butterfly species- White Angled-Sulphur, Monarch, Red Rim, African Queen, Tailed Jay, Doris, Great Eggfly, Orange Oakleaf, Owl Butterfly, Clipper, and Golden Birdwing.

Dubai Butterfly Garden

The Koi Pond

The Dubai Butterfly Garden has a Koi pond with an artificial fountain adjoining the pond. Located in the second dome of the Butterfly Garden, it is one of the most preferred places for the kids. It is home to different types of koi fish. Also known as jinli in Mandarin Chinese, Koi fishes are quite popular among hobbyists and aquarium owners worldwide. The place is loved by the visitors as they get to relax amidst the serene ambiance of chirping birds and the vibrant colorful koi fishes which swim alongside each other in stunning shades of orange, white, and gold.

Plan Your Visit to the Dubai Butterfly Garden

Important Butterfly Species In Dubai Butterfly Garden

The garden features about 50 different species of butterflies. Some of the butterfly species commonly seen in Dubai Butterfly Garden include:

  • Anteos Clorinde:
    Commonly Known As: White Angled Sulphur
    Family: Pieridae
    Region: South America, Central America, and Southern North America
  • Archaeoprepona Demophon
    Commonly Known As: One-Spotted Prepona, Banded King Shoemaker, or Demophon Shoemaker
    Family: Nymphalidae
    Region: Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and Northern portions of South America
  • Athyma perius
    Commonly Known As: Common Sergeant\
    Family: Nymphalid
    Region: South Asia & Southeast Asia.
How To Buy Tickets To Dubai Butterfly Garden Tickets?
When you buy tickets to Dubai Butterfly Garden online, you can be sure that you're getting the best price. That means you can spend more time enjoying the beauty of the butterflies and less time waiting in line. In addition, buying tickets online allows you to skip the line and avoid long wait times.

Dubai Butterfly Garden Tickets

Flexible Hours
Mobile Tickets
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AED 55

Visitor Tips

  • Arrive early to avoid long wait times.
  • Buy tickets online to skip the line and get the best price.
  • Dress comfortably to have a pleasant experience. You will be walking around a lot, so avoid wearing tight or uncomfortable clothing.
  • Do not touch the wings of the butterfly as you might cause them harm.

Know Before You Go

  • Dubai Butterfly Garden is open every day of the week from 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • You will take at least 1 hour to complete exploring Dubai Butterfly Garden. If you want to spend time and explore the place in detail, you might take 3 hours, while some families take 5 hours as they spend their time taking pictures.
  • The best time to visit Dubai Butterfly Garden is during the weekdays in the early hours if you want to avoid the crowd.
  • Dubai Butterfly Garden is located right next to the Dubai Miracle Garden in the Dubailand district of Dubai, about 35.3 km away from the Dubai Airport.

All Your Questions About Dubai Butterfly Garden Answered

Q. How many types of butterflies live in the garden?

A: There are more than 15,000 butterflies of around 50 varieties in Dubai Butterfly Garden.

Q. Where is Dubai Butterfly Garden located?

A: Dubai Butterfly Garden is located right next to Dubailand's Miracle Gardens, which is about 35.3 km from Dubai Airport.

Q. What are the timings of Dubai Butterfly Garden?

A: The Dubai Butterfly Garden opens at 9 AM and closes at 6 PM every day of the week.

Q. Do we need to buy tickets to enter Dubai Butterfly Garden?

A: Yes, visitors need to buy online or on-site tickets at the garden's ticket booth before entering.

Q. How long does it take to see Dubai Butterfly Garden?

A: It will take at least 1 hour to 2 hours to explore Dubai Butterfly Garden, depending on how much time you spend taking pictures or interacting with the butterflies. However, some families spend 5 hours as they want to enjoy taking pictures of different breeds.

Q. What is the best time to visit Dubai Butterfly Garden?

A: The best time to visit Dubai Butterfly Garden is during weekdays and in the early morning hours. This way, you will get an enjoyable experience while avoiding the crowd.

Q. What should I wear to Dubai Butterfly Garden?

A: You should dress comfortably to enjoy your time in the garden. You will be walking around a lot, so avoid wearing tight or uncomfortable clothing.

Q. Can I take pictures of the butterflies?

A: Yes, but please be careful not to touch the butterflies. Also, read the rules carefully before taking pictures of or interacting with any of the butterflies.