The First Butterfly Sanctuary Opens in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Over 9,000 square feet sanctuary, designed as a sub-tropical retreat and educational tool, is a home to 3,000 free-roaming butterflies comprising of 20 species native to Puerto Vallarta and State of Jalisco.
Mariposario Jardín Mágico
March 16, 2020 24:00 CST
PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO, March 15 /PRNewswire/
This glorious haven for butterflies provides not only the flowering nectar plants for the adult butterflies, as well as the green leafy food plants required by their offspring, the caterpillars. Visit Mariposario Jardín Mágico to stroll through the world of enchantment and release newly born butterflies to take the first flight of their life, while delivering your secret wish to the spirit of Mother Nature – according to the indigenous legend.
Mariposario Jardín Mágico plan to educate community, local students, and international tourists alike, deliver butterfly conservation, as well as promote awareness and protection actions in our diverse ecosystem, along with scientific research of the local 150+ species of butterflies.
The sanctuary's décor has been created by utilizing solely various recyclables, as wine bottles, ceiling panels, old cabinets and doors, PVC pipes, wooden pallets, styrofoam packaging, grocery plastic crates, oil containers, cans, etc. Our focus is promoting recycling, to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research.
For more information, please visit http://jardinmagico.mx. Hours are 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily.
Discover – Learn – Protect – Marvel