Visit Dubai Butterfly Garden
Spread across more than 4,500 square metres, Dubai’s first butterfly garden is located in the Miracle Garden, near Arabian Ranches. Around 35,000 diverse species of butterflies are housed in nine custom-built domes. The unique project is part of the Dubai Safari scheme and also includes an international garden showcasing famous world landmarks made entirely from plants and flowers.
Inside the garden there are lovebirds and parrots, and hordes of visitors lifting butterflies to position them for photo ops. The butterflies are more active at noon, says one of the guides. When they’re not perched on various heads and arms of visitors, their meals are fruit: a slice of watermelon, a cross section of a decaying banana, honey and warm water. All this is in the surroundings of plants that require a high level of humidity, which would explain the smell of dampness.
Thousands of bright, fluttering butterflies are attracting tourists and locals at Dubai Miracle Garden. The first butterfly park (garden) in the region has opened at the green sanctuary, just off Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road.
The circular garden has nine domes covering 1,800 square metres and it has a capacity to host 300 people. Each dome is decorated with flower displays and are home to a range of butterflies in various colours, sizes and species. The domes are climate-controlled, providing the butterflies a relaxed environment and permitting the domes to be open throughout the year.
Along with the garden there is also a butterfly museum and a butterfly flower park that is built around a theme, the colourful creatures, butterflies.
Dubai Miracle Garden is open at 09:00 to 21:00 on weekdays and 09:00 to 23:00 on Friday and Saturdays. Regular admission is Dh 30 per person. Entry is free for people with disabilities and children three and under.
The world’s biggest indoor collection of butterflies in Dubai has domes housing more than 15,000 butterflies and pupae, the Butterfly Garden and Miracle Garden are colourful destinations from the desert city.
Thousands of butterflies are enjoying the rich floral environment inside the temperature-controlled indoor garden.
Three domes house 15,000 butterflies from all over the world, and across 26 different species, which will increase to 40 over the coming months.
Tourists and locals are impressed by the garden and feel that due to different coloured butterflies, many colours and flowers, they would like to visit more often. Outside the domes is an enormous flower garden, that is unsurprisingly shaped like a butterfly. It features around 50 million flowers that flow over sculptures and other designs.
The attractive complex serves as an oasis for both humans and insects. Abdel Naser Rahhal, managing director of Dubai Butterfly Garden said that the world-class butterfly sanctuary will attract tourists from around the world.
The butterfly park is incredible in many ways, it is big and has many butterflies flying all around. Serving as a peaceful space for the kids and adults.
The Dubai Butterfly Garden is open throughout the year, while Miracle Garden will close at the beginning of June due because of the hot summer temperatures.
Hours and Rates:
Butterfly Garden is open from 09:00 – 17:30 Daily
Regular Admission: 50 AED
Disabled: Free Admission
Dubai Butterfly Garden
Al Barsha South 3 / Dubailand Area
Right Next to the Existing Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 422 8902
Fax: +971 4 432 4941