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Address: Moosmatte 1, Kerzers 3210, Switzerland
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+41 31 756 04 61

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Butterflies, bats and goats...

This is a superb collection of exhibits/displays. Inside the main building complex there are three connected biospheres featuring a nocturnal house, a tropical house and a... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a superb collection of exhibits/displays. Inside the main building complex there are three connected biospheres featuring a nocturnal house, a tropical house and a butterfly house. There is also an external collection of goats, donkeys and pigs as wells a separate biosphere with a collection of insects. All are extremely well documented with interpretation boards and static displays.... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It is a truly wonderful experience to walk in midst of the butterflies and be surrounded by bats when they are fed. A beautiful place in regards to ist vegetation and the animals. We love to go again and again, never get tired of it and the kids love it too!

Thank chchch2016
Coppet, Switzerland
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134 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our children loved this place! We visited on a rainy day as we had read that there was lots of undercover which turned out to be true. Thankfully the rain stopped for long enough so that we were able to see the outside exhibits. Lovely set up and very family friendly. The car park gives you easy access to walk... More 

Thank Mercini L
Niš, Serbia
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and fun, especially for kids. It takes at least 2 hours to visit, there's an outdoor part with goats, rabbits etc. which is ok, but the jungle part and the butterflies are the best. I even managed to get the courage to enter the Noctarium where bats fly around you - and I am terrified of bats. All... More 

Thank Jelena_PS
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Found it expensive for what we saw. Not a lot to see, although the kids had fun! The parking lot was expensive too, it was very tight and smelly in many parts somehow I had a better memory of It as a child

Thank Bike1212
Tel Aviv
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170 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The place is nice with many colorful butterflies and a small variety of nocturnal animals. Overall it's good for about 1-2 hours and it's a nice place if it's raining outside since it's all indoors.

Thank FrequentFlyer_isr
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is a cool place to enjoy a special type of zoo. Three domes, each has a unique collection of animals and insects. Start by visiting the Papiliorama Butterfly dome, and enjoy the colorful and divers species of butterflies. Co to the next dome where you will enter a dark place with UV lights to enjoy watching night animals and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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142 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I was expecting this to be a butterfly park more so than a zoo given its name. Given I'm not a big zoo fan but love butterflies, here my experience: I really enjoyed the butterfly area and the lady explaining about the butterflies when she released some. They also have a big area for nocturnal animals, as well as an... More 

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230 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting early in the morning with just a few guests around (at that time). Friendly reception staff, enough parking space available with just a short walk towards the entrance. Splitted in three areas. Started with papiliorama. Hot and humid so better bring something to clean your camera lens. Great entourage for numerous colourful butterflies. Subsequently the night vision area with... More 

Thank Micy01
Montreux, Switzerland
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158 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we visited las summer..and surely hot! but it worth to visit! lots of butterflies... you can even see their eggs (cocoon) and when they were hatching transform to butterfly if you are lucky, very pretty. there is zoo swell around when you see lots of animal, baby zoo when you can touch and play with baby horses and goats my... More 

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