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Tropical World

Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 1DF, England
+44 113 266 1850
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Ranked #22 of 102 Attractions in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Gardens
Owner description: 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.... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Just coming back from our first visit to Tropical World. It was reasonably priced and not overly busy. We spent just under 2 hours inside. Tropical World leads you through different tropical enclosures some of which have various creatures flying around your head (birds, butterflies) and some others have more traditional glass screens for you to observe (snakes, lizards, tortoises... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

For a trip out for under 5s it is hard to beat Tropical World. Under 5s are free and adults are reasonably priced. Some great snakes, fish and birds to see as well as the butterflies flying freely. The meerkats are also a big highlight. My only reservations which stopped me scoring this as Excellent are the toilet facilities are... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I've been here few times with family, very nice place to visit, but this time the staff were rude and ignorant, we came in around 5pm, place closes at 6pm, we had one whole hour, when I got to the counter to pay, there was 4 members of staff behind the counter, not one of them step forward to serve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I took my grandchildren for the day out it was great.my grandchildren are 3 and 4.they had smiles on there faces all the way round. When we got near the end there smiles turned to fear as they walked past the triantulas.i found it so funny.great time out and cheap 5 and unders go free .less than £3 for adults... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I came here with my family and my 11 month old. It was quite busy as it was the school holidays despite it being quite a nice day and all indoors. When you walk in the heat is immense and if you wear glasses... Well don't expect to see much for a few minutes while your glasses clear!! The butterflies... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

It's very hard these days in 'rip-off Brittain' to find a family outing that doesn't cost you an arm and a leg, well Tropical World bucks that trend providing great value for money! We took our 4 year old grandson for our first visit to Tropical World while looking for a fairly local activity during the August 2014 inclement weather.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The place is good, needs some looking after, but the kids had good fun. The entry fee is reasonable, but the gift shop is expensive as usual. If you are planning to take ur camera, remember to warm it up before u go in, otherwise the humidity will block the view.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had a great day recently at Tropical World, and even though we've been a few times, the kids are still excited each time. They are 11, 8 and 4, and they all wander around happily for a good 2-3 hours. They like to sit and draw the various things they see and enjoy spotting things and pointing them out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Visited Tropical world with my young family, we have been before but not for a couple of years. It's changed so much the renovation work is still on going at the moment but I think from how it is looking now it is certainly going to be worth all the work. The butterflies are lovely, my son's loved the crocodile... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Tropical world is a great day out for the whole family, whether it's young children or adults, everyone enjoys themselves. My only concern is the size of the cages for the animals, some of them need far more space to be able to stretch out and grow to their full size, particularly the reptiles.

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