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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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Anne HickmanThis photo couldn't have come on a better day as it is Jayde Hickman's 28th birthday today, thank you

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Jim HawkinsAudria, Sharon looks like your thing 🙂

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Kylie C. CampbellGorgeous! We have a pair fluttering the backyard daily. Such a pleasure to watch the male do the rounds on the foliage looking for the females 🙂

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Zoey SunrayThis is wonderfull 🙂

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Aunti BahExquisite!!!

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Our Orange Lacewings relaxing in the afternoon sun ☀️

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We love this beautiful close up of one of our Cairns Birdwings, taken by the lovely Rachel!

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Renée ThompsonIn my garden, beautiful birdwing on my top 🦋❤️

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Natasha RiceOMG stunning

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Perfection <3

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ATTENTION : ALL LOCALS - This recent wet weather has brought along with it an influx of Hercules moths. We now have a surplus of eggs - so if anyone is interested in feeding these hungry caterpillars for 8-12 weeks ( they eat Bleeding Heart or Glochidion) and you have heaps of available plants to feed them, then please pop in to see us and we can adopt a few eggs to you. They have a fascinating life cycle- would be a great educational experience for children - but just be prepared to feed them daily until they pupate in a cocoon. Contact us for more details...
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Australian Butterfly SanctuaryThanks everyone for your interest - but all eggs have now been spoken for (pending pick up ). Great to know that there are so many people interested in breeding these amazing creatures. We'll let you know if we have more in the future !

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Geoffrey William MartinYes please. want me to send an express envelope. The NT Atlas were very slow getting going this year. Good to hear things are finally picking up.

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Debbie BartleOoooh I have bleeding heart too! Is 1 juvenile tree approx 3m enough?

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Irena DeaconI didn't know bleeding heart was the foodstuff of these beauties. What's the best place to keep the eggs, grubs and cocoon? I'm in Atherton and have a mature bleeding heart.

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Tarja KellyIf I get a Glochidion would it be possible to re-home some eggs to Ballina NSW?

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Katie SquireNicole - might be something that you'd be interested in doing with your kids??

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Anicca-Dea WilliamsonI'm interested. Just chasing down some bleeding heart plants.

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Australian Butterfly ConservationWould it at all be possible to send some to the UK? (v. happy to pay for postage as would be great to see this gargantuan Austtralian specific species up-close)

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Deborah ChanesmanWish I could help but I'm in Victoria

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Coco LuluMargot

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Skye BlackburnKristen

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