Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Be surrounded by 1500 free-flying tropical butterflies in the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary; Australia’s largest butterfly flight aviary.

Wander around the enchanted rainforest aviary and spot majestic butterflies, including the vibrant green Cairns Birdwing Butterfly and iconic Monarch.

Join a complimentary guided aviary tour to learn more about the butterflies, their behaviour and life cycles. Watch a stunning daily butterfly release and make sure you make a wish!

It is recommended to wear white, red or pink to increase the chance of the butterflies landing on you.

Join your guide on a visit to the breeding laboratory, which houses up to 4,000 caterpillars. This educational experience shows what goes on behind the scenes and shows caterpillars in all of their life stages.

View butterfly wings through a microscope or venture into the UV room to experience butterfly vision.

Join a complimentary guided food plant walk, which takes a look at the caterpillar food plants grown on-site.

Located in the heart of Kuranda Village, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is an iconic, all-weather attraction.

Popular with children, couples and single travellers alike, it’s easy to see why the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is ranked as one of Trip Advisors’ best Kuranda attractions.

Facilities

Coach Parking Family Friendly Free Wifi Interactive Centre Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Activities

Walks

Disabled Assistance

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Museums and Galleries Association Australian Tourism Export Council Meetings and Events Australia Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre WAITOC Member

Accreditation

ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe

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