The Bohol butterfly garden Sanctuary is a Butterfly garden that has been created with rare plants that will attract butterflies to the garden.
Simply Butterflies Conservation Center is located in Bilar town in the interior part of Bohol. Wide and spacious, it is the first butterfly livelihood breeding and conservation program in Bohol. Entrance is twenty (20) pesos each and a well-versed tour guide is provided.
Tour of the place will take almost two hours. One will be able to see and observe the whole life cycle of this beautiful insect – from the courting stage, mating, laying of eggs; from a caterpillar, to a chrysalis, and finally into a whole new creation, the wondrous butterfly! Metamorphosis from worm to butterfly is baffling yet truly fascinating!
Bilar is observed to host 200 species of butterflies and the Center seeks ways and means to conserve and breed them. An enclosure has been built to protect the butterflies from predators which can give them 70% survival rate. Outside, survival rate is only 2%. Several of its kind is enclosed in a 30 x 30 foot net, provided with flowering and host plants and water.
There are more than sixty species of local butterflies that naturally visit the place.
Aside from butterflies, the garden also has many exotic and rare plants.
Off to the side of the garden is a nature trail where you can enjoy nature.
There is a small tree covered hill where you can have a short walk.
You can also see some rare birds, insects, butterflies and other flying wildlife.