A rainbow-hued array of 1,500 tropical butterflies—including the electric-blue Ulysses and Australia’s largest species, the Cairns bird wing—occupies a lush walk-through enclosure here. Take the free 30-minute guided tour and learn about the butterfly’s fascinating life cycle. The butterflies will land on you if you wear pink, red, and other bright colors.
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
8 Rob Veivers Dr
Our Rating Hours Daily 9:45am–4pm Phone 07/4093 7575 Prices Admission A$19 adults, A$9.50 children 4–15, A$48 families of 4 Web site Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Other Closed Christmas Day. Street parking
Map8 Rob Veivers Dr Cairns
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