Did you know that most species of butterflies only live about 7-14 days. Learn about the lifespan and many other interesting topics as you view over 50 species of butterflies at Butterfly World. What started out as one man's hobby, is now your chance to see over 20,000 butterflies all in one area. Visit the Butterfly Farm, the Paradise Adventure Aviary, the Butterfly Emerging area, Tropical Rain Forest, Botanical Gardens, Wings of the World Secret Garden, English Rose Garden, the Lorikeet Encounter, Jewels of the Sky Aviary (hummingbirds, macaws & more), the Bug Zoo and the Insectarium.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday; 11am-5pm Sunday Admission closes at 4pm daily The Butterfly Flight area and the Lorikeet Encounter close at 4:30pm daily Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas
Reached via the Florida Turnpike (exit 69) or Interstate I-95 (exit 39),
Exit at Sample Road and head west.
Enter into Tradewinds Park on the south side of Sample Road, only a quarter of a mile west of the Florida Turnpike.
Butterfly facility is inside the park, straight ahead about a third of a mile.
You can also reach Butterfly World from the Sawgrass Expressway, using the exit at Lyons Road (exit 19) and driving south to Sample Road. Head east from there and you will see Tradewinds Park on the south side of the road.