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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary: Tours & Tickets

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The largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - an all weather experience in the heart of the Kuranda village. Home to over 1500 magnificent butterflies, youll be enchanted by the arial dynamics of these elusive wonders of nature as...more
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8 Rob Veivers Dr, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
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The butterfly sanctuary was absolutely gorgeous. But oh so very hot and humid. Definitely don’t miss it, though maybe a visit in the morning while the weather is so hot!
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Response from Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Responded 3 days ago
Hi, Thanks so much for visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed visiting us and meeting our beautiful Tropical Butterflies.
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I've been to the butterfly house at Melbourne Zoo but this place takes it to the next level and a bit. We did the tour which included the breeding laboratory and our guide was fantastic. Given the relatively short life span of a butterfly the breeding process is amazing. The
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Response from Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, Thanks for visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback. It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed the guided tour- it certainly is informative and it's great to learn about our butterflies and see them in their different life stages.
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Recently visited this exhibition and truly was a most enjoyable experience. To see so many varieties of butterflies in their natural environment was a delight.Well worth a visit .
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Response from Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Responded 1 week ago
HI, Thanks for visiting us and for taking the time to leave a review. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed meeting our free flying butterflies whilst they fluttered around our aviary.
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Take 15 mins, stroll through that place and enjoy these pretty flying bugs. Don’t forget to check out the room with the caterpillars so that you can learn about the life cycles of these amazing creatures.
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Response from Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, Thanks so much for visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and taking your time to leave a review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time in the sanctuary and learning more about our incredible butterflies. The laboratory certainly is worth visiting and our guided tour provides an incredible insight into the butterflies in their caterpillar and pupa stages and how we breed this incredible creatures. Thanks again
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loved this place, had a butterfly land on me, magical. Could have spent hours there. We could take as many photos as possible
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Response from Amanda P, Digital & Media Manager at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Nicole, Thanks so much for visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time :)
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