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“Stunning - World Class”
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Entopia
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Entopia, a tropical sanctuary for our planet's little denizens from those that fly freely in the sky to the ones that creep stealthily beneath the ground. Journey into a magical paradise that honours the unsung heroes of our natural world with plenty to discover from outdoor adventures to cavernous mysteries and a multi-storey Indoor Discovery Centre. Live the moment with exciting interactive workshops and activities. There's something for everyone. Join us to experience the seen and unseen in Nature. We are the voice of nature.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 6 April 2018

As a fan of butterfly farms I have visited quite a few on my travels & this is far & away the best I have ever encountered.

The area where the butterflies are free flying is stunning, there are approx.15,000 live butterflies at any only time & they release an average of 1,000 a day.

Entopia has really evolved way above what you would expect from a standard butterfly farm & is a stunning world class centre for the study of all insects (& some other creatures!)

Leave plenty of time to explore both the living animals & also the other educational exhibits that remind me of Walt Disney World's EPCOT Centre in it's heyday (i.e. when it used to present educational material in an entertaining & fun way).

The team are very welcoming & knowledgeable, the whole experience was a delight.

1  Thank Chris M
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Atta-Flik, Customer Care Representative at Entopia, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi Chris M,
Thank you very much for sharing your experience you had in Entopia,
The fact that you mention that our educational exhibits reminded you of Walt Disney's World EPCOT Center
means a lot to us; We're also glad that you found the whole experience a delight with our knowledgeable and very welcoming associates,
Because that is exactly what we want for you and our visitors.

Regards,

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Considering that here is a place where you can see exotic butterflies in the open forest I expected to see here some more and biger, but no.... also the price high.

1  Thank Sebastian F
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Atta-Flik, Customer Care Representative at Entopia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Sebastian,

First of all, thank you for taking the time to share us your opinion and giving us a review.

We regret that we didn't meet your expectation during your visit.

Entopia is a nature learning destination for invertebrates, which was previously known as Penang Butterfly Farm. As we normally convey to the public and stated on our website. We proudly maintain around 50 species of butterflies at any one time.

Our indoor exhibition area is mainly for education, to inform our visitors of the importance of insects and invertebrates alike. We also offer various Nature Activities daily to provide our visitors a wonderful experience. All these information are also provided by our information desk and also on the park map, given upon arrival.

In regards to our pricing scheme, compared to various attractions around the island, it is on the average range. Once again, we regret that you weren't able to maximize your visit to meet your expectation.

Thank you once again and have a nice day.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited Entopia on April 3rd 2018. It blew us away. The staff are friendly, informative and helpful. We met a giant stick insect called Charlie on the way in and bought a portrait photo of the occasion on the way out. If you love butterflies, insects and reptiles this bio-dome is a must. I’ve never seen so many butterflies before and they were not afraid of us. It was fantastic. I could have stayed all day.

Thank JeromeMaz76
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We are a nation blessed with nature and this owner is among those who have made access to nature possible. The whole place has been well thought thorough to enable a person to really feel the magic of the humble butterfly and other creatures great and small. For a family from KL choked in the bustle of life it was welcoming. The let down was the counter staff, a young man, who misguided us on the rates and for whom we had to stand out ground that the rate for a malaysian family of 3 was RM125 although the offer covered 2 children. It’s the sad challenge of young Penang Staff but it didn’t dim the magic of the butterflies.

Thank RutheranS1
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Atta-Flik, Customer Care Representative at Entopia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Rutheran,
Thank you for the kind words, the fact that you mentioned that our whole place has been
well thought thorough to enable a person to really feel the magic of the humble butterfly
and other creatures great and small means a lot to us!

It is only through feedback like yours that we are able to maintain and where necessary,
improve on the services that we provide to our valued guest
Do checkout our Facebook and Instagram pages for promos that you might be interested in.
Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Regards,

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Quite interesting to visit. Many butterflies inside, but not too many kinds of them (we counted just about 15 different kinds). Also it’s overpriced for Malaysia (65RM-adult). The place has a number of interactive features, other interesting insects, reptiles, frogs, etc.

Thank ps666
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Atta-Flik, Public Relations Manager at Entopia, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi,

First of all, thank you for taking the time to leave us a feedback and for visiting us.

In terms of the number of species of butterflies, our Zoology team does a regular check in order for us to deliver the correct information to our guests and we maintain more than 50 different species of butterflies in our garden. Kindly take note that different species of butterflies will be active all throughout the day. Some are low flying while other are high fliers and flutters around the different landscapes of the garden.

You may learn interesting facts about butterflies through our free daily activities such as Nature Talk (schedule available at our Ticketing TV Panel, entrance foyer and website)
Again, thank you for your feedback and may you have a nice day.

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