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Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

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Good community based project that sustains the butterfly farm. Nice for a quick visit or longer if... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Pauline D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Nice local stop and project.

We enjoyed learning about the community aspect of the project and been taught about butterfly life... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
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All reviews beautiful butterflies local community eggs nice stopover quick visit stone town community based small community enclosed area worth a stop the east coast chrysalis project stages employment species forest
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Very informative, loved the guides. The space is next to the forest and we saw the red monkeys in the trees next to the butterfly centre. There was other species of frog and animals close by. Various species of butterflies, there was about 27 different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DanielleE1175
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Good community based project that sustains the butterfly farm. Nice for a quick visit or longer if you are determined to get that one good photo.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Excellent guide, excellent butteflies, excellent catterpillers, excellent cryalisses! It isn't a place to spend all day, but perfect for an hour (or two if you want to get some really good photos).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We enjoyed learning about the community aspect of the project and been taught about butterfly life cycles, eggs and butterfly chrysalis. There are many beautiful butterflies to be seen inside the enclosure, but very difficult to take a photo of them. This project helps developing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RonelV67
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If you’re on the road on Zanzibar you should stop there. The farmer shortly explain you the story about the place and then you can spend some time inside the cage 🐛🦋

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love Butterflies. This is a unique place that houses the unique species from the different stages of life. I could just watch them all day. You can see the tiniest of eggs to the cocoon to the full on butterfly. All different colors....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lstyles4u
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We stopped on the way back from our visit to Coral Rock Hotel. It was brief yet informative and nice to get up close to the butterflies you see all over the island.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wifeinmidlifecrisis
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Small community project, info counter plus small enclosed area with some 6-10 different butterflies for you to walk through and spend time. If in the area, it is worth a stop, won't take you more than 20-30 mins.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stoffl
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Try Once to see the Natural Beauty. If you are in Zanzibar then this place is one you should visit. Go and have fun

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ranjan K
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We visited the Butterfly Centre before going to the Jozani Park, I would recommend doing both if driving out that way as the drive wouldn't be worth it for just one or the other. I agree with the previous reviewer that it was a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TravelAgentStacey
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