Catagorize: Parks & Gardens, Zoos and Aquariums
Contact: Mu 5 Soi Pha Niang, Thanon Yaowarat, Tambon Ratsada, Amphoe Mueang, Phuket Tel. +66 7621 0861, +66 7621 5616
Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World is another recreational place for family to enjoy their holidays together. This place is also filled with knowledge regarding biology and various insets outside classroom. This area of over 7 and a half fields have collected more than over 40 species of butterflies and local insects displaying their circle of life since the very beginning, its evolution, its routine and its behavior in the midst of many kinds of plants. The highlight of this place is “The Siam Tree Nymph”, a rare butterfly located in the forest which almost extinct in the past. There is also the Insect Museumwhere you can explore the miracle world of these small creatures and discover the various types of insects such as African Black Millipedes, leaf insects, tarantulas, Madagascan hissing cockroach and scorpions.
Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World is open all year round from 08.30-17.30. For more information, please contact 71/6 Moo5 SoiPaneungYaowarat Road (Samgong), Rassada sub-district ouhttp://www.phuketbulletin.co.th/Travel/view.php?id=446
To visit, Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World is 3 kilometeres away from the Phuket city. It is located at Sam Gong. If you travel by car, drive through SoiPaneung, and then turn left. You will notice the signs pointing to Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World along the way. Then drive for another 300 meters, Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World is on your right.