Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly free-flight aviary and exhibit in Australia and the southern hemisphere. This is an all-weather experience in the heart of Kuranda, only a short walk from Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Railway station.

Home to over 1500 magnificent tropical butterflies, you’ll be enchanted by the aerial dynamics of these elusive wonders of nature as you wander through the aviary’s rainforest gardens. Be sure to wear something bright (red, white or hot pink) and let these beautiful and colourful creatures flutter all over you as you wonder through, including the majestic green and yellow Cairns Birdwing and the Monarch butterfly.

As well as walking through the aviary, your visit now includes a “behind the scenes” tour of the breeding laboratory which houses 4000 caterpillars. This interesting and educational experience provides an opportunity to view the caterpillars in their varying stages of development. After the tour, see butterflies from around the world in the museum exhibit.

The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is open 7 days a week from 9.30am to 3.30pm. It can also host events & functions, including weddings, corporate events and parties. Contact them directly for more information on this.

Admission - Includes Guided Aviary & Laboratory Tour
Adult $20.50
Child [4-14 yrs] $13
Family [2A + 2C] $54
Prices valid from April 1st 2022 – March 31st 2023

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