The Animal Sanctuary at Butterfly World, Klapmuts

3.8
#2 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in Western Cape
Nestled in tropical garden, The Animal Sanctuary at Butterfly World features a large greenhouse filled with colorful, exotic butterflies. Additional areas include a spider room, a meerkat enclosure, and a reptile wing. Pick up a map at the entrance and roam freely around the garden, just like parrots, green iguanas, small antelopes, and monkeys do. Look out for venomous spiders and scorpions, safely locked in a glass terrarium. If you get hungry, grab a snack at the small jungle cafe. Put The Animal Sanctuary at Butterfly World on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Klapmuts trip itinerary app.
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  • What a beautiful place!!!! Thank you not only for caring, but conserving and encouraging the public to let the wild be..absolutely beautiful, we will definitely be back!  more »
  • The animal sanctuary contains a wide variety of butterflies and birds as well as reptiles and some other small mammals such as meerkats and lemurs. The enclosures let you walk amongst the birds and.....  more »
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  • A great selection of birds, rodents, monkey and other animals to be seen. However when we visited Dec 2018 we very few species of butterfly. They also have very interesting snake, spider and skeleton displays. A on-site restaurant can provide refreshments. A small gift store is also available. A perfect stop if you have children.
  • A real home away from home...you can come here to relax to your heart's content and view some wonderful species in as close to a natural environment as possible. The people here do amazing work! Edit: We previously made mention of an unsatisfactory restaurant experience here, which elicited the response below. It seems there is a new restaurant in place, and we had only experienced the previous one. Review amended to exclude food facilities...cannot wait to try the new place out!
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