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“Worth the trip from Cape Town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Butterfly World

Butterfly World
Route 44, Klapmuts, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Klapmuts
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Vail, Colorado
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Worth the trip from Cape Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great distraction for 3 year old grandson . Not too many butterflies as it was chilly but lots to look at anyway including birds, reptiles, lots of guinea pigs. Some crafts offered. Snacks, restrooms, book shop. Nice lawn to run on.

Visited May 2014
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Windhoek, Namibia
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“Take your time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My time in Franshoek was limited, and I wanted to do as much as possible, unfortunately I miscalculated the time needed for butterfly world. First I was starving. The food was excellent - I was at first a bit sceptic by the looks of the menu and kitchen - but it was a huge portion for relative cheap price. So we only had about 1 1/2 hours left for the butterflies. I also did not know it was that big. From butterflies, to reptiles, to talking parrots and fluffy guinea pigs. Sadly we had to leave (they close at 17h00) and we did not even get to the outside where there was also some more animals likes meerkats and such.

Visited April 2014
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Howick, KwaZulu Natal
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“Interesting place for children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Very interesting place to visit with children for a morning outing from Cape Town. Child friendliness of the venue is great.

Visited May 2014
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“Lovely experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We visited Butterfly World for the first time and enjoyed it so much. We had the chance to take wonderful pictures to share with friends and family,

Visited April 2014
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Cape Town, South Africa
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“Day-trip for the whole family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Not a huge location, but your family could spend a lot of time exploring, eating and learning. My children have been visiting since they were toddlers and are now nearly teenagers. We went yesterday and they enjoyed it again. It's nice that the owners have changed the layout a little and have added to the animals/bugs. It's well maintained and still affordable. I would recommend it to anyone looking for an indoor/outdoor venue so that your visit is not weather dependant. It's location is ideal if you are wanting to keep driving after your visit into either Stellenbosch, Paarl or Franschoek for wine-tasting, other animal interactive venues or better lunch/dinner options.

Visited April 2014
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