Hours

Butterfly Wonderland is open 365 days a year.

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

Current hours this week

  • Monday9 am – 5 pm
  • Tuesday9 am – 5 pm
  • Wednesday9 am – 5 pm
  • Thursday9 am – 5 pm
  • Friday9 am – 5 pm
  • Saturday9 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday9 am – 5 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.


Annual Pass

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

Story Time for Tots
Feb 14 & 28, March 14 & 28 | 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!

Movie time For Tots
Feb 15, Mar 8 | 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5 enjoy an age-appropriate nature-related movie (Example: Flutterby Butterfly by Dr. Seuss) in the birthday room! FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy story time again and again!

Date Night with the Butterflies
Feb 13, Mar 23 | 6-8:30pm

Enjoy light refreshments and the showing of the full-length version of Flight of the Butterflies movie in our full-screen theater. Tickets: $30 per couple.

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

Cell Phone Photography Class
Mar 3 | 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.

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

Butterfly Brushstrokes – FOR CHILDREN
Feb 24, Mar 31 | 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 14; $15/children general public; $20/adults; if attending with child, free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

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

Homeschool Day
Feb 19-20 | All Day

Reserve your Homeschool students for a field trip and special pricing on these days by going to ButterflyWonderland.com, click Plan Your Event, and then Homeschool. Pre-registration is required.

Butterfly Walk & Talk
Feb 17 | 2:30pm

One of our Butterfly Wonderland Volunteers will take a short walk through the Conservatory and share info about tropical butterflies and answer questions about their lifecycle. Meet in Conservatory. FREE with admission.

Concerts In The Conservatory
3rd Saturday Every Month | 11am-3pm

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