Things to Do Kuranda

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The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in the Southern Hemisphere.

Located in the heart of Kuranda, only a short walk from Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Railway station, our sanctuary is home to over 2000 butterflies from a variety of species.

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The things that happen when you're not looking!

This Cairns Birdwing was hanging in the pupa room, getting ready to pupate.

Our lab staff looked away and a couple of minutes later it had shed its skin and looked like this!

Arti and Robin have been filming this happening, and visitors to our sanctuary can watch it on our TV screen outside the lab. Very cool!
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More butterfly wings! <3

Photo: @odelle_jazmin
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Ron TaylorNot a bad looking butterfly , what species is it ?

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One last one from the lovely Wallaby Gully family! <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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The lovely family from Wallaby Gully in Townsville visited us recently, and we just love the photos of their little baby enjoying the sanctuary! ... See MoreSee Less

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