Tropical World

Tropical World, Letterkenny: Address, Phone Number, Tropical World Reviews: 4.5/5

Tropical World
4.5
About
Open seasonally, Tropical World at Alcorn’s, Letterkenny, has best be described by patrons as both “Donegal’s hidden gem” and the “one must see attraction to visit in Donegal”. Tropical World is a fully licensed zoo with an astonishing array of animals, from a dazzling display of butterflies to the world’s smallest monkeys alike. The incredible butterfly house is still the star attraction, with hundreds of amazing tropical butterflies in free-flight around you as you immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the rainforest. Leave Letterkenny’s own slice of the Amazon and you’re greeted by the sounds from the tree topped canopies, with beautiful birds of all shapes and sizes from around the globe calling you on. Only after you reach the reptile house can you begin to meet the lemurs and miniature primates that call Tropical World home, along with owls,prairie dogs, our family of Meerkats.
Suggested duration
2-3 hours
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Karen K
4 contributions
Apr 2022 • Family
A beautiful place full of gorgeous, amazing, well cared for animals. I could stay there all day looking at them all. The butterflies are my favorite 🦋Brilliant place to take kids and family.
Written 9 May 2022
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Chris S
Galway, Ireland4 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Had a lovely break in donegal last week. Got a chance to visit the wonderful tropical world in letterkenny. We had expected to spend about an hour there but ended up having to reluctantly drag ourselves away after almost 4 hours. We were surprised at how extensive the site was. There was something exciting to find at every turn. We spent quite a while in the butterfly room and got loads of great photos. Facilities there are very good and it is wheel chair accessible. The staff are both friendly and knowledgeable should you have any questions regarding the wildlife there.I highly recommend a visit to Tropical World if you are in letterkenny. I promise you won't be disappointed. We hope to return again soon.
Written 12 April 2022
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Beatriz R
4 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Amazing place with very interesting animals to see: from rabbits to butterflies, it definitely exceeded our expectations. Great for children and adults too.
Written 11 April 2022
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gerry419
7 contributions
Jan 2022 • Business
Wonderful little zoo with some very interesting species 😊educational signs are excellent and informative.Animals are active bright and in excellent condition..
Written 29 January 2022
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weekd09
Carryduff, UK292 contributions
Jul 2021
Great family visit. Friendly staff. Everything was very clean, tidy and well set out. Lots of animals to see. Was interesting for all ages. Super way to spend an afternoon
Written 28 October 2021
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Tom R
2 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
What a fantastic place, our kids loved it, educational and a wonderful array of animals and birds with information about all. It's easy to see that this is a labour of love and the quality of the facility is a testament to the undoubtly 100% time and effort put in every day. A credit to all involved. First class.
Written 26 October 2021
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james cush
4 contributions
Sep 2021
Went looking for plants and information on the garden, end up saying hours looking, kids will love here.
Written 14 September 2021
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digsy
Armagh, UK20 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Fantastic one way system works well. A great array of animals they all looked very well looked after. We just loved our visit
Written 31 August 2021
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Annmarie C
3 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Amazing place to visit. Staff were brilliant, so helpful especially Lorraine. She had loads of patience and answered all the questions from my girls.
Written 29 August 2021
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wisermiser
Omagh, UK7 contributions
Aug 2021
Spent 2.5hrs here with 2 children , 6 yr old and 2 yr old. The complex has a wide range of animals,insects,butterflies, birds to interest the kids and to top it off for them a play centre.
So it does entertain them but with kids you shffle about from exhibit to exhibit, sorry animals, and don't really get a good look as an adult so will go back on my own to read up on and actually see the creatures.
Nice tea room but shuts at 4pm so no tea but a good shop to cater for kids.
Need to book time slot beforehand but 3 hrs is enough and if you are into plants ect a real good garden centre there.
Alot of effort gone into this so a family ticket for 30 euro good value.
Will go back with the same two but next time better prepared.
Written 26 August 2021
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