Butterfly Garden Dubai

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An absolute delight for nature lovers, the Dubai Butterfly Garden beckons you to the wonderful world of beautiful butterflies. The garden opened its doors in 2015 and ever since then, it has been flocked by visitors. This amazing place holds the record for being the world’s largest covered butterfly garden. Spread over 2600 square miles, the Butterfly Garden is home to 15,000 butterflies of 50 different species.

The garden is an indoor facility with ten domes that house the butterflies. You can visit the domes at any time of the year as they are temperature controlled. One of the major attractions of the garden is a museum that displays various artifacts modeled on butterflies. It’s a stunning show of the creativity of local artists. The garden also has an educational area that gives you a peek into the lifecycle of butterflies as they pass through the different stages of their lives.

The staff at the Butterfly Garden is very knowledgeable—a storehouse of interesting anecdotes about the intriguing world of butterflies. The friendly people here will be more than happy to share their vast knowledge about butterflies with you. What makes the place even more interesting are the various kinds of nectar plants that have been planted here. Apart from adding to the beauty of the place, these plants keep the butterflies healthy with their nectar.

This wonderful abode of butterflies has carved out a special place for itself among the various attractions that Dubai has on offer.

The Best Time to Visit the Dubai Butterfly Garden

The Dubai Butterfly Garden is open to visitors all around the year. That said, since temperatures rise very high in Dubai during the summers, it’s best to visit the city and the garden between November and March.

Tips for Your Visit to the Dubai Butterfly Garden

  • Don’t carry food: You aren’t allowed to enter the garden with any food as stale food attracts insects that may harm the butterflies. There are a lot of eateries within the garden where you can eat should you feel hungry.
  • Stick to the rules: Avoid areas where access is restricted. You should follow all the instructions laid down by the park management.
  • Keep an eye on the kids: Keep an eye on your kids and see to it that they don’t bother the butterflies flying around or resting on leaves and flowers.
  • Be conscious of the well-being of the butterflies: Butterflies are sensitive. Therefore, you shouldn’t touch them, and if you want to take snaps, approach the garden staff for assistance.

How you should reach the Dubai Butterfly Garden

The Dubai Airport is 34.6 kilometers away. It’s best to take a taxi from the airport which will drop you at your destination in half an hour. Alternatively, you may catch a train from Terminal 3 at the airport and get off at First Gulf Bank. From there, you can take a taxi.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the timings of the Dubai Butterfly Garden?

The Dubai Butterfly Garden welcomes visitors from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm all year round, including on public holidays.

How long does it need to cover the entire garden?

If you have kids with you, you would need around 2-3 hours to cover the entire garden.

Is the Dubai Butterfly Garden accessible by wheelchairs?

Yes, it is. The garden is spread over a vast area and there are wide ramps and pathways that are very convenient for people with disabilities to pass through.

What kind of clothes should you be in?

As Dubai is extremely hot, it’s advisable that you wear soft-colored cotton clothes that make you feel comfortable.

Are there any souvenir shops inside?

Yes, there are. There are shops selling posters, T-shirts, mugs, and more you can buy that bring back fond memories of the trip—memories that you cherish forever.

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