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Tropical World

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Address: Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER, England
Phone Number: +44 113 237 0754
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most well-loved family...

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most well-loved family attractions in Leeds and only three miles from the city centre. At Tropical World you can take a trek through the rainforest; stopping off briefly in the outback of Australia before a quick excursion through the desert, and all in the same morning!

  It is home to some old friends that include rare birds, crocodiles, butterflies, bats, spiders, snakes and the meerkats - the cutest family in Leeds.

It re-opened in March 2015. This follows some stunning renovations that include the aquarium area transformed into a new Amazon themed zone where you can see new residents including piranhas and salamanders.

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Have a wonderful time with my grandchildren. Lovely staff who were happy to help and show us around would visit again very soon. Would recommend for children.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant place for the kids as a day out. It can get extremely hot during the summer so you might need to pop in and out regular, good selection of animals

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Takes around an hour or two to see everything (variable according to how long you spend in each section). The meerkats are popular with my children. I love feeding the enormous koi, some of these appear to be those I remember from 30 years ago as a child. It is hot inside (as the name suggests) so be prepared to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have a wonderful time with my grandchildren. Lovely staff who were happy to help and show us around would visit again very soon. Would recommend for children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great !!! Day has by all would defo go back !! Kids loved every minute staff were great really great day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have already mentioned this in my Rounday Park review and would add it is fantastic for anyone to visit particularly children.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited tropical world. Free parking a few minutes walk away. Plenty of animals etc to see but was in and out within a hour. Also 2 sections of it was closed. Cheap entry though not like alot of attractions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this with our 3yr old daughter, usually very busy in the summer holidays and weekends as to be expected and I find parking a pain there. Butterfly's are stunning

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is treat, luckily right on our doorstep. The kids love it, from the mammals - the monkeys to the reptiles and the butterflies. Great for young children. Really worth a trip. There is wheelchair access and child changing facilities.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today with 2 children. My eldest is learning about Amazon rain forest animals at school and I thought it would be a good place to visit. We travelled 45 mins to get here to be told that the whole of the waterfall section & the snakes & reptiles is closed. I looked on the website yesterday to check opening... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not the biggest attraction but we always get much longer out of it than we think we will. I grew up going here and now I take my little one, it's continued to expand over the years so that it's worth paying to get in now. There are so many large fish tanks that it's actually really great to... More 

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