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Tickets for Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Step inside Australia's largest butterfly lepidopterarium

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What's included

Admission to the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
30-minute guided aviary and lab tours in English
All shows and exhibits
  • Watch over 1200 native butterfly species take flight in this indoor sanctuary in a rainforest habitat
  • Take a tour of the breeding laboratory and gain a deeper understanding of a butterfly's metamorphosis
  • See how a butterfly sees via a specialised UV light display area where you'll be set aglow in ultraviolet radiation

If you want to see rare butterflies in their natural surroundings, Kuranda's rainforest habitat is the perfect place. There's a chance to see local species like the electric blue Ulysses and the green and yellow Cairns birdwing fluttering around freely.

See experts at work, breeding butterflies and explaining why caterpillars transform into their next state. Feeders are also spread through the aviary so there are loads of opportunities to get up close to butterflies while they're dining!

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Wednesday 10:00 - 15:00
Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
Friday 10:00 - 15:00
Saturday 10:00 - 15:00
Sunday 10:00 - 15:00
Monday 10:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 15:00
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
8 Rob Veivers Drive, QLD 4881, Cairns
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