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“Plenty to do to fill the majority of a day, very nice gardens and the staff are polite and knowledgeable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Tropical World

Tropical World
Ranked #8 of 149 things to do in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most well-loved family attractions in Leeds and only three miles from the city centre. At Tropical World you can take a trek through the rainforest; stopping off briefly in the outback of Australia before a quick excursion through the desert, and all in the same morning! It is home to some old friends that include rare birds, crocodiles, butterflies, bats, spiders, snakes and the meerkats - the cutest family in Leeds. It re-opened in March 2015. This follows some stunning renovations that include the aquarium area transformed into a new Amazon themed zone where you can see new residents including piranhas and salamanders.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Plenty to do to fill the majority of a day, very nice gardens and the staff are polite and knowledgeable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

Butterfly area was fantastic, and I found the whole experience quite relaxing, even when taking kids there. The staff know their facts and helpful.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Cheap and very cheerful.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

My children love to visit. We always try to spot the birds and iguanas. It's always warm and dry. Meerkats are really cute. Reasonably priced-free with a Leeds Card. They do a fantastic Tropical Christmas celebration with a steel band, fake snow and chocolate fountains.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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“Excellent venue for every one to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

This is an Excellent venue for every one to visit with plenty of animals and creatures to see as well as a great assortment of unusual tropical vegetation. love it great to visit all year round.

Visited August 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

every thing ,very good value for money ,great dayout. intresting for the children and adults alike,lovely animals and fish

Visited June 2012
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Very pretty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2012

Lots of colour and variety of wildlife. Go dressed for summer as you will boil otherwise! A lovely day out

Visited April 2012
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