Bali Butterfly Park, a Sanctuary of Indonesian Insects
Taman Kupu-kupu Bali or Bali Butterfly Park is an attractive park collecting many species of beautiful butterflies situated in the tranquility of Tabanan Regency. The park is set on 3 hectare lands with lush tropical garden surround it. Bali Butterfly Park is located 7 km to the north of Tabanan Town and existing in Wanasari Village, one of the traditional village in west part of Bali. The park is secluded set from the local residents with lush tropical trees and flowers well planted as the habitats of the butterfly. It is one of the alternative place for you when traveling to west part of Bali while visiting other places of interest in this regency. You may also visit this park when joining Batukaru Temple Tour or Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Expedition by adding small entrance fee for the additional cost.
Bali Butterfly Park General Information
Taman Kupu-Kupu Bali or Bali Butterfly Park is a butterfly and insect conservation park by presenting any unique specimens through its park with 3,000 square meter wide. The park encourages you to the attractive of educational and inspiring tour experiences to see hundreds of butterflies from the 15 known species that could be found in Indonesia’s tropics, as well as other various insects and arachnids in extensive and informative displays. Bali Butterfly Park has been opened in 1993 following the International Butterfly Conference on that year. The conference was held in Makassar, South Sulawesi to show that Indonesia is rich of insect and it should be promoted for the Indonesian peoples and improving the environmental awareness.
What to see at Bali Butterfly Park?
Besides many live of specimens, Bali Butterfly Park also has breeding space at the park. The place is fully filled by butterfly and cocoon. That might be a great luck when you are able to see directly transformation from cocoon to be a beautiful butterfly. Capturing a lot of beautiful moment with butterfly are great to do at this park. There are also available collections of dried butterfly and insect specimens (butterflies have varying but naturally short life spans) which can be also sold for souvenirs, set in glass frames at the out gate.
Bali Places to Visit in Tabanan Regency
Tabanan Regency is the largest regions in Bali Island where the majority of the population is working as a farmer. This region is also rich of places of interest to visit includes Tanah Lot, Alas Kedaton Konkey Forest, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Ulun Danu Temple, Beratan Lake, Botanical Garden, Watukaru Temple, Penatahan Hot Spring, Butterfly Park, Serjong Temple, Blemantung Waterfall and Belimbing Rice Terrace.
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