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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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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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My boyfriend and I went in here on our tour of Kuranda and we basically had a personal tour. it was so beautiful seeing all the butterfly's landing on you and its very well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Butterflies from all around the world. Sizes and colours that astound and surprise. A good one hour.

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Thank Gino P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I went in here on our tour of Kuranda and we basically had a personal tour. it was so beautiful seeing all the butterfly's landing on you and its very well maintained.

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Thank steph71992
Glenelg, Australia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I recently visited Kuranda with my partner and was very much looking forward to the butterfly sanctuary. It was one of the main things I wanted to do as part of the skyrail visit and was immediately shocked at the price of $20 per adult upon entering, however I was keen to see it, I payed up. My partner is... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the butterfly sanctuary while visiting Kuranda. Very cool sanctuary! You have the opportunity to see all types of very large and colorful butterflies in their own environment. Beautiful to take in. There's also a section on caterpillars and breeding butterflies which was fascinating to learn about.

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Thank icypants
Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We bought the discounted pass for the butterfly, bird and animal parks. This place has a great variety of colorful butterflies, and you can get really close (if you wear white, they may even land on you!). We started with the guided tour (runs regularly and gives you a lot of information about butterfly transformation and behavior. We toured the... More 

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Thank haylaura
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! So many butterfly's in different colour and species. There was a lot of information and the nurseries were really great to see. We went as a couple and had a great time but I imagine with kids it would be a great day out too

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Thank Shelley O
Keller, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love butterflies, so I was happy. If you are patient and quiet they will land on you, or wearing bright colors. I have flower cover on my phone they loved it. I enjoyed my time. Booked 3 in 1 ticket via expedia app was only like $15

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Thank kari327055
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never seen so many butterflies and they are all flying around you. Careful not to tread on one. Brilliant variety of colours.

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Thank jane w
Hobart, Australia
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our 45 minutes here, the environment was lovely and the butterflies very spectacular. We chose not to do the tour but there was that option. Highly recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average price, wonderful sightseeing, butterflies look amazing and are free, very relaxing and worth a trip. Staff friendly

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