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About Butterfly World

Experience the vibrant colours and fascinating flight of numerous butterflies in a lush, tropical garden.

Butterfly World, one of the more unique attractions of the Cape Winelands, consists of a tropical garden in a 1000 m2 green house where free flying exotic butterflies feel right at home.

The butterfly park is located at the cross roads of the Paarl, Stellenbosch and Wellington Wine Routes, near the small Boland town of Klapmuts. Just off the N1 at Exit 47 on the Route 44 (300m to the south), it is very accessible to the many tourists visiting the area.

In a separate enclosures visitors walk in between birds, common marmosets, green iguanas and a couple of blue duiker, all free to roam the garden where they want.

The Spider Room displays indigenous and exotic spiders and scorpions in locked glass terraria and teaches the public to respect and appreciate these animals.

A new wing to the tropical garden is the Reptile Bay where Madagascan chameleons and lizards, tortoises, Australian skinks and bearded dragons and a couple of noisy parrots are housed.

The gift shop has butterfly related items for sale and the Jungle Leaf Café provides light meals and refreshments for those taking a break from butterfly watching.

The beautiful outdoor garden hosts a lapa for children’s activities, a meerkat enclosure and lots of free range ducks and chickens, waiting for children to feed them with packets of seeds and fodder bought from the gift shop.

Opening hours:
09:00 – 17:00
Monday to Sunday
Open all public holidays except 25 December and 1 January

Adults: R72pp
Children: R41pp (3 – 18yrs)
Students and Pensioners: R65pp
Family (2 adults, 2 children) R185
School Groups of 10 paying children or more: R22p child and R38 per adult.
Groups of 10 or more students: R 38pp
Groups of 10 or more pensioners: R47pp

+27 (0)21 875 5628
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Reviews for Butterfly World

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Lara Breytenbach
18 January 2016

Lovely place especially to take the kids!

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