The Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls, ON is located within the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens. The conservatory is home to over 2,000 tropical butterflies. The tour of the conservatory is a self-guided tour through designated paths through a rain forest habitat.
The tour begins with an informational video. The paths will take visitors by a waterfall and pond as they watch butterflies in their natural setting. Over 45 species are represented at the conservatory. Also, on the tour is a window that allows visitors to watch the butterflies as they take their first flight as well as view the stages of the life of a butterfly.
The Butterfly Conservatory is a great way to see a variety of butterflies up close. The tour is appropriate for all age groups and abilities. Other activities located within the Niagara Parks include the White Water Walk, the Whirlpool Aero Car, the Falls Incline Railroad, and the Journey Behind the Falls. Restaurants close to the Butterfly Conservatory include the Elements on the Falls, Queen Victoria Place Restaurant, Queenston Heights Restaurant, Legends on the Niagara Clubhouse, the Whirlpool Restaurant , and there are a variety of fast food restaurants close by. Local hotel include the Sheraton on the Falls, The Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview & Spa, Crowne Plaza Niagra Falls, the Marriott Gateway on the Falls, and the Four Points by Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview.