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Tropical World

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Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER, England
+44 113 237 0754
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What an oasis!

👏👏👏👏👏 Well done Tropical World, all the wonders of nature in one gloriously Yorkshirey spot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Whitby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great day out

Great day out to see animals and plants. They have a wide selection of animals and plants living... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most well-loved family attractions in Leeds and only three miles from the city centre. At Tropical World you can take a trek through the rainforest; stopping off briefly in the outback of Australia before a quick excursion through the desert, and all in the same morning! It is home to some old friends that include rare birds, crocodiles, butterflies, bats, spiders, snakes and the meerkats - the cutest family in Leeds. It re-opened in March 2015. This follows some stunning renovations that include the aquarium area transformed into a new Amazon themed zone where you can see new residents including piranhas and salamanders.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

👏👏👏👏👏 Well done Tropical World, all the wonders of nature in one gloriously Yorkshirey spot. Love it.

Thank DanteBadger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out to see animals and plants. They have a wide selection of animals and plants living here with areas you can walk through such as the butterfly area and also an area with birds. You can even feed the fish. Information sheets are...More

Thank Liam_v1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonable entry prices to this wonderful little sanctuary. Tropical birds, amphibians , fish, monkeys and alligators are just some of the inhabitants at tropical world. Great for children and to pass away a few hours, this is a gem of a place and we would...More

Thank Loulou1889
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought I was being dragged along to watch butterflies and was pretty shocked to see there was so much more, they have Meerkats which were very entertaining especially with the kids. There was loads of types of fish, turtles, crocodiles, snakes, birds. There was...More

Thank Sandan-28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought our 2 year old daughter here for her birthday treat but we have been loads of times before. It’s great for young children and even my baby niece loved looking at the fish. We loved feeding the fish (bought a bag of food from...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going since I was a kid and honestly I would definitely recommend going, whether you go with kids or just want to go with your girlfriend or boyfriend. They've recently invested a significant amount of money into the attraction and built a new cafe...More

Thank Gary David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here for my birthday and it was fabulous. The butterflies had just hatched and they had the most beautiful colours and patterns. It's very warm inside so try not to wear too many layers. You can see many species here, And it's a...More

Thank Kitty B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for years always my favourite little place around the Leeds area, nice to visit anytime of year as inside. The wildlife is fantastic love to watch the bats hang upside down, also when the butterflies land on you at any one time....More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a rainy day, whilst it was ok , I felt it wasn't as exciting as on previous visits. Only saw 6 butterflies and some of displays not very stimulating. Bird area very smelly and lots of bird poo around on floor and railings....More

1  Thank dodo029
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i don't know where people that complain come from but what can u do for few hours for £9 for adult and child?we had great time and was amazed at what was there for the price, we spent good couple hours looking round,cafe responsibily priced...More

Thank Clare M
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Scottington | Reviewed this property |
All of the tropical house is inside and the enclosures are very warm so even if its horrible outside I wouldn't wear to many layers.
23 July 2017|
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Response from Patty R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering. Many of the flying birds, butterflies etc are free to fly around. Some of the bigger species are in cages/tanks.
16 April 2017|
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Response from OzFoodie_101 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can buy on arrival