What to Bring Along

  • Camera
  • Walking shoes/tennis
  • Bug spray (optional)
  • Intensity: Easy
  • Duration: 1.5 Hour

Located in the Cayo district, between limestones hills covered with lush vegetation. Flocks of butterflies, fly freely in a 3,300 sq. ft., beautifully landscaped flight area: The largest live butterfly display in Belize.

The Rearing Facilities
Several native butterfly species are being reared at Green Hills. With the magnificent Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides) being the star of the show.

The Research Facilities
Green Hills is research orientated. The main flight area makes it possible to study interactions between different butterfly species. A checklist to the butterflies of Belize was produced here. In addition, there is ongoing research in other known in Belize for their environmental and ecological studies. Much attention is also devoted to conservation activities