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Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

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Good community based project that sustains the butterfly farm. Nice for a quick visit or longer if... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Pauline D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Nice local stop and project.

We enjoyed learning about the community aspect of the project and been taught about butterfly life... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

Very informative, loved the guides. The space is next to the forest and we saw the red monkeys in the trees next to the butterfly centre. There was other species of frog and animals close by. Various species of butterflies, there was about 27 different...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Good community based project that sustains the butterfly farm. Nice for a quick visit or longer if you are determined to get that one good photo.

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Excellent guide, excellent butteflies, excellent catterpillers, excellent cryalisses! It isn't a place to spend all day, but perfect for an hour (or two if you want to get some really good photos).

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We enjoyed learning about the community aspect of the project and been taught about butterfly life cycles, eggs and butterfly chrysalis. There are many beautiful butterflies to be seen inside the enclosure, but very difficult to take a photo of them. This project helps developing...More

Thank RonelV67
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

If you’re on the road on Zanzibar you should stop there. The farmer shortly explain you the story about the place and then you can spend some time inside the cage 🐛🦋

Thank joehiroth
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love Butterflies. This is a unique place that houses the unique species from the different stages of life. I could just watch them all day. You can see the tiniest of eggs to the cocoon to the full on butterfly. All different colors....More

Thank Lstyles4u
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We stopped on the way back from our visit to Coral Rock Hotel. It was brief yet informative and nice to get up close to the butterflies you see all over the island.

Thank wifeinmidlifecrisis
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Small community project, info counter plus small enclosed area with some 6-10 different butterflies for you to walk through and spend time. If in the area, it is worth a stop, won't take you more than 20-30 mins.

Thank Stoffl
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Try Once to see the Natural Beauty. If you are in Zanzibar then this place is one you should visit. Go and have fun

Thank Ranjan K
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We visited the Butterfly Centre before going to the Jozani Park, I would recommend doing both if driving out that way as the drive wouldn't be worth it for just one or the other. I agree with the previous reviewer that it was a bit...More

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