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Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden

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8 Meneling Road, Batchelor, Northern Territory 0845, Australia
+61 8 8976 0110
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Sister just Loved it

We,ve been living in Darwin 18 yrs and can’t believed we hadn’t been to the butterfly farm at... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Monica B
Bit different

Not quite what you would expect but as there isn't much for kids to do than this may be just enough... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
807bill1960
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Gold Coast, Australia
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8 Meneling Road, Batchelor, Northern Territory 0845, Australia
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+61 8 8976 0110
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We,ve been living in Darwin 18 yrs and can’t believed we hadn’t been to the butterfly farm at Batchelor, I had my sister come to visit from Taree and as she’s a lover of butterflies we called in there on our way to Litchfield. We...More

1  Thank Monica B
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Not quite what you would expect but as there isn't much for kids to do than this may be just enough to pass the time away

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Batchelor is situated a few km from the entrance to Litchfield NP. Nothing special we thought until we saw a sign for "The Butterfly Farm". It was at the rear of an attractive old house and the children were able to walk among the butterflies....More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We dropped in here a few days ago with our kids (11,9,7) on our way out of Litchfield. Chris the owner is a great character and his mission seems to be that everyone has a lovely time and everyone feels very welcome. We tossed up...More

Thank EatPlaySleepx5
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Thanks Chris for developing this great attraction in this little hideaway. The butterflies are tenderly raised and fed and looked after with numbers to map their progress. Got some great shots thanks to your helpers. But wait, that's not all...you can walk around the pet...More

Thank Marksies
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Was a little disappointed there weren't more butterflies, but some beautiful ones were there. This place would be especially lovely for youngsters. Rabbits, geese, Goats, pigs, chooks, all available for cuddles and pats. Worth a trip.

Thank Mitchypup
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

A spur of the moment decision to visit the butterfly farm before leaving Batchelor - we had no idea of what to expect (we had been told by one local - "it depends what mood the butterflies are in"!) and we found a lovely, quirky,...More

Thank cateWesternAustralia
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good place to sit in the cafe, or do the tour and see the Butterfly house....beautiful walk through home to such pretty creatures. Chris makes you very welcome and is a master host. Kids most welcome and we loved the bowl of...More

Thank Deb R
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

My daughter wanted to see baby animals on her birthday so we went to the Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden. We paid our entry fee (around $30 for a family) then waited for a short while in the reception area, where there was a video...More

Thank AnnieR437
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Dropped in one Sunday afternoon when the owner was sampling scones, jam and cream so he shared them with us. Sitting in the unique house surrounded by quirky interesting artefacts and everything butterfly it was like stepping back in time and sitting in a museum....More

Thank hbrisbane
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