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“Fantastic”

Daintree Entomological museum
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$144.20*
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Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas
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Owner description: jungle bugs and butterflies
Bli Bli, Australia
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed July 7, 2012

A must do while you are up there. Awesome collection and a lovely creek running throught the property. Loved walking through the butterfly encolsure...

Visited June 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Impressive collection”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Very impressive collection of insects and butterflies. Our host said it is one of the largest in the world with 3 species discovered by the owner, Mr Lamond. Worth a stop on your way back to Port Douglas.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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50 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Insects n Beetles n Butterflies”
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Surprising to discover such an eclectic collection, very thoughtfully displayed. Lovely surroundings too with a stream and BBQ area. Appreciated Trek North Tours taking us there.

Visited June 2012
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Georgetown, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A Hidden Gem”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

The entomological museum is a wonderful place to stop if you're in the area. The collection of insects they have is astonishing, I have never seen a better compilation. The colours of the butterflies and beetles in particular are wondrous. The lady running the shop was most helpful, and gave us a spiel about the man who collected the insects (he also did the art!). We only spent 40 minutes there, as we were pressed for time, but you could certainly spend more! Outside of the museum you can also walk through the butterfly breeding tent, and there's a swimming hole that backs onto a creek with beautiful, hand-laid river stone encompassing a picnic area. A great place to stop and take a dip (or picnic, if you brought your lunch)!
The entry fee is very modest, and overall it was well worth the trip.

Visited June 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Oustanding collection”
Reviewed April 13, 2012

A fantastic collection of bugs and butterflies - some of the colours are amazing. I dind't know that beatles could be that big! The lady who was running the place was very helpful and knowledgeable.

Visited April 2012
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