The butterfly and botany experts

Mariposa Nature Tours specialise in butterfly and botany holidays throughout Europe and beyond.


Each of our themes are tailored to your interests, ensuring you get the most out of your next holiday. Select a theme to find out more.

  • Butterfly holidays
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  • Botanical holidays
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  • General wildlife holidays
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  • Mammal holidays
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Get inspired for your next adventure with our featured tours, highlighting the very best Mariposa has to offer.

Butterflies of the Picos de Europa

An exclusive opportunity to explore the Picos de Europa, home to over 150 species of butterfly

Calendar12th of Jul - 19th of Jul 2024
Wallet£1,495.00 / person


Latest updates from our expert guides at Mariposa.

  • 11th of Jan 2024

    Happy New Year from us all at Mariposa Nature Tours! We hope this finds you safe and well, and looking forward to the year’s wildlife-watching ahead.

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  • 2nd of Dec 2023

    We're coming up for six months since Mariposa took flight into the world, and we thought now was a good time to take a moment to reflect on our journey to date. Like a migrating Monarch butterfly, we've come a long way!

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  • 11th of Jul 2023

    Just a week after our launch at Global Birdfair, we're already getting pretty excited. We're passionate about wildlife, we love sharing it with our guests, and we can't wait for the first tours to begin in early 2024. But we'd like to spread the love a little!

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  • 18th of Jun 2023

    We're delighted to announce that we're launching our new wildlife tour company, Mariposa Nature Tours, at Global Birdfair 2023, at the Rutland Showground on 14, 15 & 16 July 2023. We've been leading wildlife tours as freelance tour leaders for many years now…

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