Are you a nature lover? A visit to St Maarten's Butterfly farm lets you experience various species of lively, colorful butterfly literally at your fingertips! Located just minutes from world famous Orient Beach on the French side of the island, the Butterfly Farm opened in 1994 and has welcomed thousands of visitors to its beautiful, peaceful butterfly sanctuary since. Knowledgeable guides will take you on an easy 15-20 minute tour of the farm and will be happy to point out a wide variety of species, some of which you may recognize and others of which are quite exotic. They will even teach you how to handle the butterflies yourself without hurting them. After the tour, you are welcome to spend as much time as you like capturing photos and videos of these beautiful creatures.
The Butterfly Farm is open seven days a week from 9am-3:30pm. The last tour starts at 3pm. Don't miss it!