Our year round butterfly conservatory offers a one of a kind experience, where one can mingle among the most beautiful fluttering creatures and even experience the chance to feed butterflies from your finger tips. The Orlando Business Journal named Lukas Butterfly Encounter as one of the 25 largest tourist attractions in Central Florida.
Gift Shop: One of our best kept secrets is our gift shop. You can find exceptional butterfly art and other nature gifts. We also sell live caterpillars, chrysalises and cocoons, for your discovery and release based on seasonal availability.
Build your own butterfly garden. Lukas Nursery offers the largest selection of butterfly host and nectar plants for the local butterfly population.
General Admission: $5.00
Children 3 years old or younger are free
Hours of operation
- 9am - 4pm Everyday (Last admission at 3:30)
- 407 - 365 - 6163 option 3
- 4,000 sq. ft. Conservatory
- Largest Variety of Native Butterflies
- Our Own Covey of Button Quail
- Aviary with Various Exotic, Colorful Finches
- Find a Unique Gift for Any Occasion
- Butterfly Garden Guide
- This guide will help you identify the particular host and nectar plants needed to create your very own butterfly garden.
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Holiday Gift Shop
Visit our Gift Shop for Unique and Notable Holiday Gifts. Gifts for everyone, even that hard-to-buy for person! Find the Gift Shop at the front of the Butterfly Encounter.
Experience the Fluttering Flowers
Check out what Scott Fais of Bright House Network's Channel 13 has to say about the Lukas Butterfly Encounter on "Florida on a Tankful". Fluttering Flowers
Yankee Candles Here
Check out the new fall scents by Yankee Candle now available in the Butterfly Encounter Gift Shop!
NEW & Exclusive Citronella Products
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