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Butterfly Farm

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The butterfly farm is informative, it only has Indigenous species. The facilities are a bit... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
South Africa
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The butterfly Farm was very informative but due to the weather there was not a lot to see. They... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 Fascadale Road, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
+27 73 422 5357
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very much looking forward to going to the butterfly farm as this is my first time. I was very disappointed, especially when the first stop was the little shop, that sells a lot more junk than butterflies, then to a bench to watch...More

2  Thank ShirleyC2000
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I was slightly sceptical on arrival as the facility is quite run down and could really use some proper TLC. But I was pleasantly surprised as to how informative our visit was! We loved the entire tour and the butterfly rooms were beautiful and amazing...More

Thank klara_anne
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Guides are very knowledgeable; they take you on a tour showing you all the different life cycles. Children should come with to actually see how and where butterflies come from. Lovely tea garden also available.

1  Thank Gino P
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Always lovely, and educational! Such a pleasure to visit, kids loved it! Stunning playground and cute bunnies. We learned so much and enjoyed the beauty of these magnificent creatures.

Thank Marie A
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Our previous visits to butterfly parks were all basically strolling at leisure and watching the butterflies. But this one is different. They take you on a tour with a guide - showing you all the different life cycles of the butterfly. Very interesting and we...More

3  Thank Sarette D
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The butterfly farm is informative, it only has Indigenous species. The facilities are a bit outdated to accommodate the entrance fee however overall pleasant experience.

1  Thank Jesse_Hamman
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Very informative. Guides are very knowledgeable .Needs some attention. Over all a great and new experience. Will definitely visit again. Good value for money. And afterwards you can treat yourself to a milkshake!

2  Thank pieterkonkrete
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Visited the Butterfly Farm during our holiday as we thought it would be an interesting thing to do. The place is run down and in serious need of a revamp and the first thing you have to do is watch a 50 minute documentary on...More

Thank michele843
Reviewed December 18, 2017

The butterfly Farm was very informative but due to the weather there was not a lot to see. They have only South African butterfies and when the weather is off they are very scarse. They do however allow you 7 days to come back for...More

2  Thank annelle1swann
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

It was the most amazing thing to walk through the butterflies and see the beautiful colours ... Also went into the weird and wonderful creature enclosure ... Aaaaah spooky ha ha. A very lovely day

3  Thank TracyLeeN1
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