Butterfly Jungle 2019

March 23–May 12

In this much-anticipated annual celebration, you can walk through a greenhouse filled with thousands of butterflies of all colors and sizes. Wear bright colors, and you may find the winged wonders perching on you! Enjoy taking amazing photos and “putting a face to a name” using the butterfly identification guides provided. Don’t let this magical moment flutter by without you!


  • Young boy with giant owl butterfly on his right eye.
    Priority Viewing Tickets
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Priority butterfly viewing is available for an additional fee. Inquire at the Priority Viewing ticket booth.

  • Paper-white butterfly resting on a child's wrist.
    Treats for Butterflies
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Stay very still as you hold a special, approved treat, and get an up-close and personal view of the butterfly eating out of your hand! Butterfly food may be purchased at the Priority Viewing ticket booth. Feeding times vary as butterfly appetites dictate. Sorry, no outside food items allowed.


  • A pair of paperwhite butterflies on a purple flower.
    Butterfly Jungle Instagram Contest

    Share your Butterfly Jungle memories on Instagram with #ButterflyJungle for a chance to WIN A FLIGHTLINE SAFARI FOR FOUR.



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