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Address: Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 1DF, England
Phone Number: +44 113 266 1850
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Description: Come in out of the cold; at Tropical World, you will always get a warm...
Come in out of the cold; at Tropical World, you will always get a warm welcome. Explore the tropics and exotic places from around the world. Experience life in the jungle and the desert. Meet cuddly creatures of the night and come face to face with some amazing characters. All on your own doorstep!Tropical World is Leeds most visited family attraction and has featured on CBBC. We are home to a number of animals, including; crocodiles, butterflies, bats, snakes and our gorgeous meerkat family! We also have a bird collection that includes rare species.
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Often visited with my daughter as a youngster and always found it a little grotty with murky fish tanks. However it's just opened after a major upgrade and it was time to take my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Our day out with 3 grandchildren under 5 is usually a financial challenge. Tropical world proved great value for money the 2,3 and 4 year olds loved it there was plenty to see and do and the displays were great. We loved the waterfall and the nocturnal displays The cafe was clean, efficient and served lovely food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Often visited with my daughter as a youngster and always found it a little grotty with murky fish tanks. However it's just opened after a major upgrade and it was time to take my grandson :) Those once grotty areas are now cleaner and tidier such as the fish tanks! The main layout is the same but with a rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It's such a great idea. Small enough to enjoy without getting bored. I love the butterfly and birds area and the meerkats! Phew can get really hot in there though!

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

What a disappointment how much did they spend just to make shop bigger so they can rip u off more only change were the entrance is and put a bit of wood lats up here and there very poor and whats happened to olly the octopus it wad not working thats how u paid back in the day it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Its nice place to spend your time with kids. We been on very warm day outside but inside we did not expect that much hot, we been totally wet ...but it not effecting our day in Tropical world!! Must see againg after refurbishment!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I visited here with my daughter she loved it! It has been closed while they refurb. No different from before just stuck a cafe on end of it. Everything else just the same apart from the price £3.50 to £5.00. Wouldn't go expecting new animals their still same.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Visited Tropical World yesterday and I am at a loss to see where all the money has gone. Visiting with a physically challenged individual was not easy as the narrow walkways meant his walking sticks were constantly knocked by pushchairs and other users. Also only one bench in the entire facility. My companion can walk but needs to take frequent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

good value and good for a day out when the weathers not so good, plenty to see, i understand too they can cater for large groups of schoolchildren with good notice, the cafe on site although small is decent

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We were very excited for this, and it was a lovely place to visit on a nice summers day. Takes a while to get around but worth it.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Really good & cheap day out with the kids, lots of things to see & kids really love the meerkats & nocturnal area.

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