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Tropical World

#9 of 157 things to do in Leeds Features Animals
Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER, England
+44 113 237 0754
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Tropical world

I have been to tropical world before and I have but a rate o three because I is really hot and it's... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Worth every penny

Very warm inside, which was wonderful when it's freezing outside, lots of fun and amazing plants... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most well-loved family attractions in Leeds and only three miles from the city centre. At Tropical World you can take a trek through the rainforest; stopping off briefly in the outback of Australia before a quick excursion through the desert, and all in the same morning! It is home to some old friends that include rare birds, crocodiles, butterflies, bats, spiders, snakes and the meerkats - the cutest family in Leeds. It re-opened in March 2015. This follows some stunning renovations that include the aquarium area transformed into a new Amazon themed zone where you can see new residents including piranhas and salamanders.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Canal Gardens | Roundhay Park, Leeds LS8 2ER, England
+44 113 237 0754
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to tropical world before and I have but a rate o three because I is really hot and it's hat hot you could get s sun tan possibly

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very warm inside, which was wonderful when it's freezing outside, lots of fun and amazing plants and animals to see kids were very happy. At £18 it's really is fantastic value for money.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A good variety of insects and amphibians and tropical plants. Take a walk round the park afterwards too. A bus goes here direct from town.

Thank N F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every time I come wirh the family this places never fails to disappoint, friendly staff and great attractions, always a popular choice wirh the family and its always good to see Olly The Octopus!

Thank LondonPartyBoiii
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastically well maintained exhibits showing flora and fauna in their natural environmental habitats

Thank 007Yv0nne
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really love coming here (despite being in my late 20's). Easy place to take kids needing to use excess energy and plenty of educational content to keep young and old interested! Go back year on year.

Thank TenBaylor
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here about 10 years ago and went back. Wow! Huge improvements!! Absolutely love this place lots to see and do!! Very informative., good value for money! The only thing I would like to see as most museums are doing these days is buy a...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my family visited here on Monday. The kids first time. They absolutely loved it. Me...I had anything that flys but sucked it up for them and had a great day all round.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This used to be alot better. The first room you go in is ponds and free flying butterflies. You notice how butterflies are before emerge. There used to be worker ants and could see them carry leafs. The fish tanks are goodm but again used...More

Thank Beverley N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to visit with the children so long as they are not scared of the butterflies. A nice place to warm up during cold winter days and a breath of fresh air on dull and miserable rainy days!

Thank Clive A
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24 July 2017|
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Response from Patty R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering. Many of the flying birds, butterflies etc are free to fly around. Some of the bigger species are in cages/tanks.
16 April 2017|
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Response from OzFoodie_101 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can buy on arrival
Andy N
20 February 2017|
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Response from Andy N |
Hi all, thanks for the replies. We ended up parking on Mansion Lane bang opposite the Tropical World. What a great place it is. Enjoyed our day out, will return in Summer with a picnic for Roundhay park too! Thanks to all... More