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.


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

Butterfly Brushstrokes Painting Class
May 5 & 19 | 10am-12pm
Jun 9 & 23, Jul 14 & 28, Aug 11 & 25

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 14.  $15/child general public and $20/adult if attending with a child. Free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

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

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

Learn tips and tricks for taking beautiful nature photographs with smartphones! This class will be taught by Paul Valach.  $20/person general public.  Free for members.

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

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

Enjoy a live musical performance by Aaron White as you stroll through the Conservatory. FREE with admission.

Homeschool Day
May 14 & 15 | All Day

Special field trip and pricing for homeschool students! Click here to reserve. Pre-registration is required.

Movie Time for Tots
May 17, June 13, July 20, August 16| 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5, enjoy an age-appropriate nature-related movie in the birthday room! FREE with admission. Attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy movie time again and again!

Music and Butterflies
May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12 | 11am-3pm

Elevate your experience with a live musical performance by Lathaniel White in our Lobby. FREE with admission.

Senior Day
Last Monday Every Month | All Day

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

Story Time for Tots
May 9 & 23, June 13, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22 | 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5, enjoy storytime in the birthday room.  Activities include fun education, stories and crafts featuring butterflies, caterpillars, and more! FREE with admission.  Attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy storytime again and again!

Waking Up with Butterflies
May 19, June 30, July 28, August 25 | 8:30-9:30am

Guests are invited to enjoy a quiet hour photographing the butterflies as they awake and catching that perfect photo of a new species. Ages 18 & Up.  $25 for general public, which includes Admission.  FREE for members.

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

Yoga in the Rainforest
May 22 &24, 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.