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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

8 Rob Vievers Dr, Kuranda, Queensland 4872, Australia
61 7 4093 7575
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Kuranda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Located in Kuranda Village, this popular aviary is home to more than 1,500 tropical butterflies indigenous to Australia.
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

It's a beautiful way to see all the gorgeous butterflies. The tour guide was very informative and even our 3 teenagers enjoyed it!

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We had been here a couple of times in the past so knew what to expect. We were not disappointed, it's still great. Well done all of you and thanks for all your help.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's a really beautiful sight seeing all those butterflies fluttering through the sky. Great place to drop in at for anyone visiting Kuranda!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Butterfly guided tour was very good, very enthusiastic guide and lots of information and great learning for both adults and teens

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Berlin, Germany
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

was a pretty neat sanctuary to be able to see a lot of different species of butterflies flying around and seeing the different areas, where new butterflies are coming to life

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have never visited a butterfly sanctuary before but I can guarantee you that the experience was beautiful. The guide was super friendly and informative. I learned so much. The Hercules Moth was astounding in its size and the Ulysses was stunning with its irradecent wings. A definite must do.

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Palm Beach, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The family had an amazing time at the butterfly sanctuary and we've got so many photos and great memories from our day. We arrived early on a rainy day and were a little disappointed as the cold weather kept the butterflies asleep or high up in the roof area. We spent an hour or so wondering around the cute town... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I had been always afraid of the face of the moth (thanks to the movie poster Silence of the Lamb). But when I first went into this Sanctuary I was amazed by the colorful creatures flying around me. We went on the guided tour which was absolutely fantastic, it's so informative and educating, it opened my eyes and mind to... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

its a butterfly wonderland. the biggest butterfly laboratory in Australia is situated here. Amazed to see the Hercules Butterflies

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had a tour which was informative, and part of your entry fee. It was very interesting to see the lifecycle of the butterfly/moth, and see them doing what they do. Mate and Eat...

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