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Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre
Ranked #5 of 177 things to do in Sheffield
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Encounter the exotic and discover a wild family day out in South Yorkshire! Meet lemurs, meerkats, owls, otters, snakes, lizards, a tarantula and other amazing animals during unforgettable Animal Encounters throughout the day. Take your seat for spectacular shows, featuring free-flying birds of prey, parrots and charismatic mammals! Explore the indoor rainforest; home to butterflies, birds, bats, crocodiles and creepy-crawlies from around the world and meet and feed the friendly residents of the Farm Barn. Discover the charismatic primates of Lemur Heights and meet the inquisitive residents of Otter Springs. Take a selfie with our new dinosaurs and get closer than ever before to some of the most popular animals in the brand new walk-through mammal enclosure. Pre-booked group and School visits are welcome and VIP Experience Days and Animal Adoptions are available to purchase, as well as popular Birthday Party Room Hire. The Realm of Camelot adventure playground, outdoor Wet Play Area and indoor Activity and Craft Centre will entertain children in all weathers, and popular themed events take place at the centre during School Holidays. Facilities include a Picnic Room, Jungle Gift Shop and a modern Butterfly Cafe, serving freshly prepared hot and cold food and homemade cakes and deluxe Afternoon Tea. The Tropical Butterfly House is open daily and is located just 5 minutes from M1, junction 31.
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Rather expensive. Food overpriced. Perhaps better to take a packed lunch

Thank harr1son
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Although the entrance fee seems a lot, you can spend all day here and there is so much to see and do so you can really get your moneys worth. My daughter had her 6th birthday party here this year which I would definitely recommend and was excellent value for money. The staff were very attentive and great with the kids. On a nice day there are falconry displays plus much more. we have been a few times and the kids never tire of it, they love it. Well worth a visit iver the holidays for a great day out.

Thank Mary C
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Enjoyed every minute, plenty to see and the butterflies are beautiful, landing on our hands, the falconry show was astonishing, and the parrot show, the food in the cafe, was very good and not too expensive, the admission fee is a bit high, but it goes towards the keep of the animals, so we didnt mind, we will be visiting again, loved it

Thank missy1954
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

Took the Grand kids aged 5 and 7 and we had a great day out The new play area was good and the bird displays were very entertaining. Everything was clean with lots of hand washing stations to keep clean after petting the animals.

Meerkats were very entertaining with there cute young ones. Meal worms and fruit were available to buy so you could feed the animals, a bit expensive I thought especially as you were saving them the job of feeding there animals.

The butterfly house was amazing with lots and lots of beautiful butterfly's flying around and sometimes landing on you. Its very hot and humid in here so you wont need a jumper. We arrived early about 10:15 so it wasn't to busy in here, later on people were queuing to get in.

We enjoyed our visit and would probably go again.

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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Good value for money, excellent entertainment, good selection of animals

Thank Valeriejane36
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