African Butterfly Center | Kenya
A Fun and Informative Butterfly Education
Centre for Children and Adults alike with a Beautiful
Large Greenhouse Teeming with Butterflies and Tropical
Butterfly Centre Kenya is located in Karen Nairobi on
the Dagoretti Road 2.5 km from the Karen Roundabout.
The Nairobi Day Tour to the centre takes about 3 Hours)
Butterfly Centre - Karen Nairobi
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Butterfly Centre Kenya is
located in Karen Nairobi on the Dagoretti Road 2.5 km
from the Karen Roundabout. Look for the big white butterfly
sign! Nairobi Butterfly Centre opens 9am to 5pm daily
and is home for more than 1000 butterfly species.
butterfly Africa Nairobi, you will see the largest and
smallest butterflies in Kenya. The largest butterfly
has a wingspan of 15 to 17 centimeters. The butterfly
sanctuary is housed in an expansive green house of tropical
trees offering a rare insight into the complex world
are guided tours in the sanctuary and explanation about
environment, appearance and behavior of the butterflies.
Butterfly Center in Kenya is the second world largest
butterfly center after the main British Museum of Natural
History in London.
butterfly center offers visitors a special informative
and impressive excitement on butterflies rearing and
their beauty with an added attraction offered to Eco-tourists.
The main aim of the center is to create awareness of
conservation of African butterflies and butterfly experts
from all over the world will be able to do their research
in the library there.
Collins, the founder named one butterfly in honor of
Leaky, who once headed the Kenya Wildlife Services,
as a sign of his service to conservation in Africa.
Watch tiny orphans at their bath and being fed with
milk and learn how each one has to be loved and brought
proceed towards the Africa Butterfly Research Center.
Nairobi Butterfly Centre is owned by the Collins family.
Butterfly Centre Day Tour - Karen Nairobi
Please Note: Round
Trip Transportation is included
Safaris in Kenya (Best Time: All Year Round)
Safaris in Kenya are in association with the
Mida Butterfly Farm and African Spice Safaris offers
a range of Butterfly Safaris, providing a unique opportunity
to study Kenyan coastal butterflies while enjoying a
relaxing beach holiday.
Butterfly Farm is located near the coastal resort of
Watamu, Kenya and specializes in the breeding of local
Lepidoptera for the live pupae export market. The Farm
has been in operation for over 18 years; your hosts,
Richard Bennett and his guides, are the most experienced
breeders in this area.
300 species of butterfly, many of which are endemic
to the area, occur within a 15 km radius of Watamu,
providing easy access to a wide range of habitats such
as coastal dunes and primary forest.
can find numerous Papilio, Graphium, Charaxes, Euxanthe,
Salamis, Amauris, Hypolimnus, Precis and a few Saturnids
in this area. Specialties, exclusively bred by the Mida
farm, include: Hypolimnus usambara and anthedon, Salamis
cacta and anacardi, Euxanthe tiberias and several other
coastal forest species.
the onset of the May rains, the more common species
of Pierids and Papilionids emerge in such numbers that
they form virtual clouds in the air. Peak abundance
and diversity occurs from May to November; however many
species, particularly forest Nymphalides, can be found
throughout the year.
the butterflies in the flight cages before tracking
them in the forest yourself. In general, late mornings
are spent in the forest and surrounding countryside,
with late afternoons or early mornings spent at the
Safaris are matched to your requests. Try a week of
intensive study or a just a few days at the Butterfly
Farm. Depending on your budget and choice, you can stay
in five-star Hemingways Resort, a private house or anything
of the Hotels and Lodges we offer at discounted rates.
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is located in Karen Nairobi on the Dagoretti Road 2.5
kilometers from the Karen Roundabout contact:
Office Tel: +
: 0721-242-711 - Kenya