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Jungle Bugs And Butterflies
Turpentine road, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+07 40 989 045
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

One of my daughters have always wanted to be an entomologist, she was over the moon visiting here. Such a vast collection, our other kids were similarly keen exploring the collection too. After seeing the collection we were invited to check out the perch, eel...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

First impression of this museum is one of a fine establishment gone into disrepair.The physical structure remains but needs a professional to aid it's recovery. I thoroughly enjoyed the grand shows of moths, butterflies , beetles etc., , intruiged by the fact that they came...More

2  Thank IcecoldinAlex
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place had the largest and best collection of butterflies and insects that we've seen. The owner's genuine passion for these animals is self evident, and it is great that the broader population is able to enjoy his life's work. Also good interaction with stick...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After driving past on our way to cape trib, We went to this place expecting to maybe to see live butterflies and bugs.......however not the case....not one sign nor any other advertising suggesting otherwise "dead bug sanctuary" would have been quite fitting and a better...More

1  Thank Josh M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was an interesting collection with some bugs I've never heard of (eg, one with a body like a peanut). $10 is quite expensive for one room. My disappointment was that we were given incorrect information about the Daintree Icecream Company (she said it was...More

1  Thank Glenda B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

BUT it is in need of some serious TLC - or a new curator with modern knowledge and ideas for presentation. Even a day or 2s work with a printer and laminator would be a start! It will be very sad if this amazing collection...More

1  Thank JohnC-Adelaide
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are into beautiful Butterflies & Bugs then this is the place for you. There is an amazing collection of both here. We first visited about 5 years ago & went back in April with our adult children. My son loves this sort of...More

1  Thank pies1990
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This collection is extensive. There were also live insects such as a katydid, peppermint stick insects, a bird eating spider and many Macleays spectre stick insects.

2  Thank Emma K
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place to go and definitely worth a visit if your hearing up that area. Would be better if they could get some more spiders and frogs to look view.

1  Thank Yousif S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Australia is a major entomological hotspot, and Stephen Lamonde is a great expert in local and regional insect life. This is a must-see if you're interested in insects. Be forewarned, its a collection, and that means that the insects are largely dead . . ....More

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