Hours

Butterfly Wonderland is open 365 days a year.

Butterflies love the sunshine and are most active between 9am-3pm.
The Conservatory closes at 5:30pm.

Current hours this week

  • Monday9 am – 6 pm
  • Tuesday9 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday9 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday9 am – 6 pm
  • Friday9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday9 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday9 am – 6 pm

Tickets

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


Daily Schedule

Monday – Friday

9:30 am
Aquatic Feedings
Koi fish feedings
Conservatory
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
3:30 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 till 4 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
2:30 pm
Sunday Only
Bee Talks
Entomologist and horticulturist Dayna Cooper informs guests on the important topics surrounding bees.
Honey Bee Exhibit
3:30 pm
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

Monthly Events

Butterfly Brushstrokes Painting Class
Jun 9 & 23, Jul 14 & 28, Aug 11 & 25 | 10am-12pm

Guests will learn to paint beautiful butterflies by local artist, Carla Keaton. Space limited to 15. Ages 15 & up; $20/general public; free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

Pre-registration required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Butterfly Brushstrokes – For Children
June 2, July 7 & August 18| 10-12am

Children can learn some basic art skills while painting a beautiful butterfly by local artist, Carla Keaton. Space limited to 15. Geared for ages 8 to 17; $15/general public; free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

Pre-registration required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Cell Phone Photography Class
June 16, July 21 & August 4 | 8:30-10:30am

Learn the tips and tricks for taking beautiful nature photographs with smartphones! This class will be taught by Paul Valach.

The cost is $20/person; free for members. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 for reservations.

Concerts in the Conservatory
3rd Saturday Every Month | 11am-3pm

Every 3rd Saturday, elevate the experience in our Conservatory with live musical performance by Aaron White.

FREE with admission.

Movie Time for Tots
June 21, July 20, August 16| 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5 enjoy an age-appropriate nature-related movie in the birthday room!

Attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy movie time again and again! FREE with admission.

Music and Butterflies
June 10, July 8, August 12 | 11am-3pm

Elevate the experience with Native American musician Lathaniel White as he performs live in the lobby.

FREE with admission.

Senior Day
Last Monday Every Month | All Day

A day that is dedicated to Senior learning and entertainment. Special talks all day from our knowledgeable curators. No school field trips booked on Senior day.

Story Time for Tots
June 13, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22 | 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5, enjoy story time in the birthday room, including fun education, stories and crafts featuring butterflies, caterpillars and more!

FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy story time again and again!

Waking Up with Butterflies
June 30, July 28, August 25 | 8:30-9:30am check in 8:15am

Guests are invited to enjoy a quiet hour photographing the butterflies as they awake or catch that perfect photo of a new species.

Ages 18 & up; FREE for members; $25 (general public – Includes Admission.) Pre-registration is required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Yoga in the Rainforest
June 12 & 21, July 10 & 19, August 14 & 23 | 5:30-6:30pm

Practice yoga surrounded by thousands of butterflies. This hour-long class will guide guests through a series of yoga poses that help you build strength and gain flexibility. Ages 18 & up; $20/person.

Pre-registration required.  Visit EventBrite.com to register or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210.