Situated high on a hill in Branson, Missouri is The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. The unique attraction offers guests with a unique opportunity to walk among thousands of tropical butterflies from exotic rainforest throughout the world. The site's three-day wristband allows visitors to discover all The Butterfly Palace has to offer, such as the Living Rainforest Science Center, Great Banyan Tree Adventure, Exotic Butterfly Aviary, and the Emerald Forest Mirror Maze.
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Visitors can take a peaceful walk down the Exotic Butterfly Aviary's winding paths to view the many beautiful tropical butterflies, or gear up with binoculars and a magnifying glass. The butterflies are imported and are only found in a few collections in the world. Guests exploring the tropical aviary will discover a unique collection of birds and botanical specimens in addition to the butterflies. Visitors will want to remember to bring their camera, as the aviary is a photographer's dream.
The Living Rainforest Science Center is a popular attraction among guests of The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure. Doing something is always more fun than just looking at something. The center houses several different inhabitants of rainforests. Visitors have the chance to get up close to geckos, salamanders, and brightly colored poison dart frogs. The interactive environment brings out the child in every guest as they learn more about the animal of the rainforest in an entertaining way, such as looking at a microscope display, taking a peek inside a frog at the virtual dissection kiosk, and much more.
The Emerald Forest Mirror Maze provides visitors with a chance to feel what it would be like explore the rainforest underneath its green, thick canopy. Guests will soon realize that not everything is exactly what it looks like as they step into the maze. As visitors make their way through twists and turns, their navigational skills will definitely be put to the test. Just when guests think they have the maze figured out, they're find themselves lost again among the rainforest's twists and turns and will be forced to correct their course. With only small patches of light in the Emerald Forest, it's recommended that adults accompany younger explorers.
The Banyan Tree Bungee Adventure can be found on The Butterfly Palace's second floor, and is a favorite attraction of both young and old alike. This maze is inspired by the Banyan Tree that grows in rainforests. The tangled web of "vines" hanging from the ceiling down to the floor gives the impressions of the Banyan Tree's roots. As visitors weave their way through the maze they'll run into several obstacles. They'll have to navigate their way around fallen pillars, rocks, and hundreds of vines at various angles stretching from the floor to the ceiling. Guests visiting The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure should make sure not to miss this unique rainforest experience, a fun and thrilling adventure that allows visitors to spend as much time as they want in the tangled vines of the rainforest.
4106 West Highway 76, Branson, Missouri, Phone: 417-332-2231