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Butterfly Conservatory & Aquarium

Your tour guide will meet you at the cruise ship dock and escort you on a short air-conditioned coach ride to a world-class attraction—the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, voted the Number One Attraction in Key West for the past two years by the People's Choice Awards. Your trip to Key West may not feel complete without a walk through this tropical paradise, where you will witness hundreds of free-flying butterflies and exotic colorful birds from around the world in a glass-enclosed, climate controlled conservatory. To set the stage before you enter their world, spend time in the Learning Center where you can view a 15-minute award-winning film that describes the anatomy, physiology and life cycle of the butterfly. Relax and enjoy a magical, one-of-a-kind experience as you walk among some of the most beautiful creatures in nature and stroll against a backdrop of lush flowers, trees, orchids and cascading waterfalls. The gift shop and gallery offer a wide variety of unique nature related gifts. Next, head to Mallory Square and the Key West Aquarium by air-conditioned coach. By way of contrast to the modern conservatory, the Aquarium is Key West’s oldest attraction, dating back to 1935. It is home to hundreds of different species of local sea-life and includes touch tanks where kids of all ages are encouraged to enjoy a hands-on experience with the local Florida Keys sea life. The Aquarium is also home to a wide variety of fish including grouper, moray eels, barracuda, tropical fish, tarpon, sharks and parrotfish. You will even be able to pet a live shark. Shark feedings occur daily at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4:30pm.
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3 out of 3(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Butterfly Conservatory & Aquarium
Review 1 for Butterfly Conservatory & Aquarium
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Butterflies and Fish

Date:December 4, 2011
DoctorB
Location:Panama City, Florida
Cruise Date Year:2011
Cruise Date Month:November
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Beautiful butterflies and birds in a new conservatory building, variety of fish and sea creatures in an old aquarium, followed by too much beer and rum in a Irish-themed bar with very good entertainment.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+3points
8out of 13found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Butterfly Conservatory & Aquarium
Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Excellent time in Key West.

Date:November 24, 2010
canadian
Location:alberta, canada
Cruise Date Month:November
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Value
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Found the Butterfly Conservatory very peaceful with the tones of butterflies and birds flying around. Had fun at the Aquarium where I got to touch some of the sea creatures as they had a touch tank. We arrived at the aqarium in time to catch the feeding of the sting rays, and sharks. The staff at both locations was friendly and were really passionate about their fields.
Cruise Date Year:2010
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+10points
10out of 10found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Butterfly Conservatory & Aquarium
Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Charming!

Date:November 20, 2010
Dorrie
Location:Brookville, PA
Cruise Date Month:October
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Enjoyed it?
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
After a short ride to the Butterfly Conservatory, we entered a magical place. Hundreds of butterflies surrounded us in a beautifully landscaped greenhouse. Plus small birds, and a lovely koi pond!
The guide was excellent and the stop at the Old Key West Aquarium was fun - its sort of on its uppers, but has some interesting displays and is a historic structure right near the dock. Lovely!
Cruise Date Year:2010
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
+11points
11out of 11found this review helpful.