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Zanzibar Butterfly Centre

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Pete Village | Jozani, Tanzania
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I absolutely love Butterflies. This is a unique place that houses the unique species from the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Lstyles4u
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Columbus, Ohio
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Quick yet interesting

We stopped on the way back from our visit to Coral Rock Hotel. It was brief yet informative and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
wifeinmidlifecrisis
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mallorca
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
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“jozani forest” (31 reviews)
“eggs” (11 reviews)
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Pete Village | Jozani, Tanzania
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"beautiful butterflies"
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"jozani forest"
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"eggs"
in 11 reviews
"community project"
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"stone town"
in 14 reviews
"small community"
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"nice stopover"
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"worth a stop"
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"enclosed area"
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"the east coast"
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"different species"
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"entrance fee"
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"chrysalis"
in 10 reviews
"stages"
in 11 reviews
"employment"
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"larvae"
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"zanzibar"
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love Butterflies. This is a unique place that houses the unique species from the different stages of life. I could just watch them all day. You can see the tiniest of eggs to the cocoon to the full on butterfly. All different colors....More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We stopped on the way back from our visit to Coral Rock Hotel. It was brief yet informative and nice to get up close to the butterflies you see all over the island.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Small community project, info counter plus small enclosed area with some 6-10 different butterflies for you to walk through and spend time. If in the area, it is worth a stop, won't take you more than 20-30 mins.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Try Once to see the Natural Beauty. If you are in Zanzibar then this place is one you should visit. Go and have fun

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We visited the Butterfly Centre before going to the Jozani Park, I would recommend doing both if driving out that way as the drive wouldn't be worth it for just one or the other. I agree with the previous reviewer that it was a bit...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We visited the Butterfly Centre after going to the Jozani Park (not worth it to just visit the Butterfly Centre). Was a bit underwhelming. Great idea though to provide local employment to villagers. After a brief presentation, we were left to roam the tiny butterfly...More

Thank Barzinji
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I stopped at the butterfly centre on the way from Stone Town to the east coast beaches, and it was a nice way to break up the drive. It was only a few dollars to enter and the money seems to go to a good...More

Thank tonititan
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Our family group enjoyed seeing the chrysalises and the newly hatched butterflies. The guide was informative and friendly especially to the 5 year old in our group. Lots of colourful butterflies to see. There are seats to rest on while you are looking at the...More

Thank Charne T
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I visited the Zanzibar Butterfly Centre on a rainy day. The caretaker was very friendly, he showed and explained all of the butterfly pupas (chrysalides) that they are taking care of in the reception area. Beautiful pupas (chrysalides) on display.

Thank Johan B
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Went with 2 children and had managed expectations in advance. The proud tour guide was eager to show us the phases of the butterfly's life and although kept basic very interesting. He let our daughter have a butterfly on her nose, which was a big...More

Thank Charlotte O
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