Taman Kupu-kupu Bali or Bali Butterfly Park is an attractive park collecting many species of beautiful butterflies situated in the tranquility of Tabanan Regency. The park is set on 3 hectare lands with lush tropical garden surround it. Bali Butterfly Park is located 7 km to the north of Tabanan Town and existing in Wanasari Village, one of the traditional village in west part of Bali. The park is secluded set from the local residents with lush tropical trees and flowers well planted as the habitats of the butterfly. It is one of the alternative place for you when traveling to west part of Bali while visiting other places of interest in this regency. You may also visit this park when joining Batukaru Temple Tour or Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Expedition by adding small entrance fee for the additional cost. It will take about 1,5 hour driving from Denpasar City to locate this park until you arrive at Wanasari Village then find the signboard of Bali Butterfly Park set beside of main road from Tabanan to Penebel.
Taman Kupu Kupu Bali was opened in 1993 following the International Butterfly Conference that was held that year in Makassar, South Sulawesi, with the idea that Indonesia’s rich insect world should be promoted for the Indonesian peoples’ environmental awareness. The park is among the highlighted stopovers among international visitors who tour through the northern regions via Tabanan. It is conveniently located at an altitude suitable for the insects to breed and thrive, in the sub village of Sandan Lebah, Wanasari, Tabanan, en route with the natural highlights of the Jatiluwih rice terraces, Air Panas hot springs and Mount Batukaru. To be able to witness and enjoy the scene of many fluttering live specimens within the enclosed flower garden compounds, visitors should come early, preferably before 10:00 in the morning when the species are at their most active, siphoning off fresh dew and nectar.