Other Attractions At OdySea in the Desert

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A Rainforest Experience

Butterfly Wonderland, featuring the largest butterfly conservatory in the country with over 3,000 fluttering butterflies.

Butterfly Wonderland is proud to partner with Penguin Publishing and acclaimed author Eric Carle to bring a Special Exhibition that celebrates the 50th birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

See why this lovable caterpillar has captured the hearts of millions of children across the globe as the book comes alive!

Special Events

Daily Schedule

Monday – Friday

9:30 am
Aquatic Feedings
Koi fish feedings
Conservatory
11:00 am
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

1:30 pm

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Whimsical Wings
Butterfly release. Mondays are the most active day for butterflies emerging. Learn about how we release our tropical butterflies into the Conservatory.
Butterfly Conservatory
2:00 pm
Rainforest Reptile Talks
A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods
Rainforest Reptile Room
3:00 pm
Bug Talks
Educational talks about our unique Spineless Giants – Learn from one of our “bug specialists” about some of the largest insects from around the world. Be amazed at the large tropical beetles, giant walking sticks exotic mantids and more! You might even get to touch one!
Spineless Giants
3:30 pm
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

Saturday – Sunday

9:30 am
Aquatic Feedings
Koi fish feedings
Conservatory
10:00 am
Children’s Face Painting
From a delicate butterfly, to a slinky snake, children love our creative face painting.
FREE with admission until 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters
2:00 pm
Rainforest Reptile Talks
A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods
Rainforest Reptile Room
3:00 pm
Bug Talks
Educational talks about our unique Spineless Giants – Learn from one of our “bug specialists” about some of the largest insects from around the world. Be amazed at the large tropical beetles, giant walking sticks exotic mantids and more! You might even get to touch one!
Spineless Giants
3:30 pm
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

Sunday only

2:30 pm
Bee Talks
Entomologist and horticulturist Dayna Cooper informs guests on the important topics surrounding bees
Honey Bee Exhibit

Tickets

You may exit and re-enter the Butterly Wonderland throughout the day to enjoy the restaurants, shops, and attraction venues at OdySea in the Desert.

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