Butterfly Wonderland takes flight as one of the newest attractions in the Valley with a highly innovative, indoor rainforest environment featuring the largest butterfly pavilion in America.
You’ll be welcomed into a magnificent, lush, rainforest environment where thousands of butterflies from around the world fly freely, alighting on fragrant flowering plants and, quite possibly, on a friendly visitor’s shoulder or finger.
Butterfly Wonderland Attractions
Butterfly Emergence Gallery
Watch as the exquisite Blue Morpho Butterfly unfolds its wings for the first time. Marvel at how some chrysalises actually resemble designer jewelry with beautiful jade and gold colors.
Your Butterfly Wonderland experience begins in our state-of-the-art theater, your passport to the stunning story and fascinating life of butterflies as told by this specially-edited 3D version of “Flight of the Butterflies.”
This 10,000 square foot atrium and stand in wonder as thousands of butterflies from around the world enchant with their grace and beauty. This dramatic, glass-enclosed atrium shelters a breathtaking rainforest environment with lush tropical plants, trees, waterfalls and a large Koi pond.
A wide selection of specialized keepsakes can be found at the gift shop, Butterfly Treasures. Browse through our wide selection of special gifts, books, souvenirs, apparel, jewelry and that one-of-a-kind gift for that nature lover in your life.
Hungry after watching the butterflies? The cafe will offer a wide range of freshly made muffins, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and so much more
What Else To See
Live Ant Colony
View the ants up close as they tunnel and are busy working together. Watch as they gather food for the colony and build anthills and mounds.
Visitors easily observe honey bees as they go about their daily activities.
Rivers of Amazon Aquatic Life
Large, freshwater aquariums house intriguing fish from the Amazon, including our African Cichlids and other colorful exotic fish.
Children (ages 3 to 11): $11.95
Students, military (with ID) and seniors (62+): $17.95
Children 2 and under are FREE.
Butterfly Wonderland (Loop 101 and Via de Ventura) is located at 9500 E. Via de Ventura in Scottsdale and is uniquely positioned on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in one of the most desirable geographic regions of the entire metropolitan Phoenix area.
9500 East Vía de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85256