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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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Address: 8 Rob Vievers Drive, Kuranda, Queensland 4872, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4093 7575
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: The largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - an all...
The largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - an all weather experience in the heart of the Kuranda village. Home to over 1500 magnificent butterflies, youll be enchanted by the arial dynamics of these elusive wonders of nature as you wonder through the aviary's rainforest gardens.
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Thoroughly enjoyed by all the family. A little congested but school holidays. Very informative staff. Beautiful butterflies

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Chinchilla, Australia

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Chinchilla, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed by all the family. A little congested but school holidays. Very informative staff. Beautiful butterflies

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

As I love butterflies, it was the first place I went to in Kuranda. They are so beautiful .One doesn't see them often in the big smoke anymore, yet they are vital in so many ways. Such delicate , graceful,& colourful but sadly do not live very long.

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Woombye, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The whole of Kuranda needs a bomb under it. They attract heaps of tourists but not nice shops in the main town. No good places to eat and the markets are full of crap.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I loved my visit to the Australian Butterfly sanctuary. It is small, but it doesn't need to be large. There are many butterflies of all different colors. Kids and adults both would love this. What made it particularly amazing is that the butterflies were quite social and would land on us!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We thought this activity was nice but way overpriced. We have been to two other butterfly pavilions and this one just didn't measure up to the others. The place is quite small and there are only two feeders. The butterfly's tend to gravitate around those feeders. Even though they advertise many different kinds of butterfly's, we only saw a few... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Very nice little place but given the size very expensive. Well worth a visit but not really worth the price

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

this way fantastic. I could of sat all day and let butterflies land all over me. definitely one the kids love too. took me ages to drag my daughter out of there

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This a very fascinating and magical place. To walk through an enclosed place and be surrounded by hundreds of brilliantly coloured butterflies was unbelievable. I didn't realise how big butterflies could get. Well worth a visit.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What a great hour I spent here. I listened to both of the talks, one with the man & one with lady. They were both very, very good with their own personalities adding to the story of butterfly mating in particular. Lots of had a good chuckle over that. I remembered to wear pink & the butterflies appreciated it &... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Awesome sanctuary. My kids were super excited by the large number of butterflies dancing around and getting them to land on them. The adults had a lovely and 'heavenly' time where you can just stay quietly and observe God's beautiful creation. It's a very educational place too where you learn about the different varieties of butterflies and the behind the... More 

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Address: Address: 8 Rob Vievers Drive, Kuranda, Queensland 4872, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4093 7575
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Kuranda
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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