On the OSA INTERACTIVE GARDENS tour, explore the Enclosed Butterfly Habitat, botanical gardens, and trails on the lookout for some of the country’s most famous mammals and birds. We often see monkeys and flying favorites including Scarlet macaws, toucans, parrots, parakeets, and hummingbirds. From our ongoing monitoring and research, O.I.G. has recorded over 150 bird species on the Butterfly Farm and Botanical gardens private reserve.
The butterfly farm Tour: Perfect for couples and small groups. The butterfly house is now stocked with butterflies. Seasonal changes of species and population numbers, but often find Morphos, Caligos, and many types of Heliconius. 2-hour guided butterfly tour for $20/person with kids 8 and under free. We try to run the tour 8:00 AM -10:00 AM but can be flexible based on needs. explore the giant butterfly house and climb 1 or all 3 of the treehouse platforms, walk the paths looking for butterfly eggs, caterpillars, and pupa while learning to identify the butterfly host plants, and enjoy the peaceful setting of this jungle experience that is located right in Puerto Jimenez. see how the butterfly operation work, moving to our classroom and open laboratory. We go through the process of breeding butterflies, where visitors may be asked to bag and record caterpillars and eggs, hang pupas in the cocoon box, Or transfer newly emerged butterflies to the enclosure. Next we explore the rest of the private reserve with an extensive botanical collection, active permaculture farm, frog ponds, and trails where we are likely to see monkeys, parrots, toucans, etc.
We look forward to your visit
Ask about Private photography and birdWatching tours. guides use high quality optics, can lend binoculars and identify birds through sound and sight.Over 140 bird species have been recorded on the Osa Interactive property, not to mention four species of monkeys can be seen in a single day.
Osa Interactive hosts and participates in bird count surveys throughout the year. Want to help out? Join us or make a donation. We are looking for donations of “The Birds of Costa Rica” books in any edition or condition, as well as new or excellent condition binoculars, cameras, tripods, etc. Visit Osa Interactive Gardens Sponsorship and Donation to learn more.
Come on our garden tour, photography tour, or Birdwatching in Costa Rica! Make a reservation for your family or group.
Tel: +506-8836-4114 or +506.8727.0523