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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

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A nice place to visit

We called in on our way to lennox head and were glad we did. They approx 400 butterflies at the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
X2943JCmarkw
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Beerwah, Australia
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Beautiful

Beautiful butterfly house, son loved it (as did we.) We only wish it was bigger. Our 4year old also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
N7EE
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South West Rocks, Australia
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The Butterfly House is an enclosed subtropical environment where visitors have the opportunity all year round, to get close to nature, be surrounded by myriads of live Australian butterflies and learn about their life-cycle. Our knowledgeable guides...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5 Strouds Rd, Bonville, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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+61 2 6653 4766
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very well presented display of butterflies in a large climate controlled enclosure. A bright sunny day is the best time to visit. The butterflies will land on you if you stay still long enough. Our 2 young granddaughters from Qld enjoyed this place immensely. If...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We called in on our way to lennox head and were glad we did. They approx 400 butterflies at the time. There's a maze for the kids and a good coffee and gift shop on site. Very informative with friendly staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank X2943JCmarkw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful butterfly house, son loved it (as did we.) We only wish it was bigger. Our 4year old also loved the insect displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank N7EE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When young screaming kids are not in there, it is a very tranquil and relaxing space. Butterflies are lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deborah075
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited at the beginning of summer and got there just after opening time - the butterflies were active and the temperature was still cool enough for the visit to be enjoyable for kids and adults alike. Staff were very helpful and had lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarkHeyink
Verne D, Owner at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You definitely got the timing right, early mornings are just perfect in summer time. Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited 17years ago when butterfly house was on the main road. Now it is hidden and the council wont allow them to advertise on main road which is awful! This is a beautiful place to see mamy butterflies. Some landed on us. Lovely gift...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 269nataliem
Verne D, Owner at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are hopeful to get new signage next year on the highway. Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my 4yo daughter. It’s not a large place, so you’re not going to spend a lot of time here, but it is absolutely worth a visit! There’s something truly magical about walking into a greenhouse filled with swarms of butterflies and having...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Verne D, Owner at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review

Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit such a amazing experience to be surrounded by butterflies!! Like a fairy tale! And peaceful! Really nice staff who were very knowledgeable about all the butterflies and caterpillars. It's warm in the butterfly house so wear cool clothes the butterflies seemed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kblake01
Verne D, Owner at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewed November 20, 2018

Definitely worth stopping by. Adored all the butterflies and the photography opportunities. Enjoyed a lovely homestyle lunch also. A must visit for all.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cindykh69
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for the first time in August this year and was absolutely amazed by all the butterflies. We sat and watched the butterflies for a while and they funded up landing on us. Definitely take a camera here. Great for a visit for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DBMFISH
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Rob C
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Response from jemmaau18 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I would tbink spring also. Best to phone them if you can.
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Aarmadilo
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Response from Joy R | Reviewed this property |
Its just a 25 min drive from coffs harbour main cbd on the pacific hwy just take the exit and follow the signs
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