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Tropical World

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Great Zoo

Such a lovely Friendly place, be it the Butterfly garden or all the Chameleons or Exotic Birds... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Letterkenny, Ireland
Impressive place for all ages

We brought our cousins from Dublin to Tropical World. They were very impressed. They have one 12... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
County Donegal, Ireland
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“butterfly house”(27 reviews)
“mini zoo”(22 reviews)
“garden centre”(21 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Loughnagin, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 912 1655
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a lovely Friendly place, be it the Butterfly garden or all the Chameleons or Exotic Birds, Snakes or Meerkats, whatever takes your fancy this place delivers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank salmixie
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We brought our cousins from Dublin to Tropical World. They were very impressed. They have one 12 year old and an 18 year old. The animals are so well looked after. The place is clean. It was so impressive to see something like this in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pianomusic1
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is a bit of a hidden gem and is very unassuming from the outside.. A good quantity and selection of small animal, insect and birds. All looks reasonably happy and cared for. There is a fabulous indoor play area with loads of obstacles and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Plr1980
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I couldn't recommend this place enough I've heard of it but always thought it wouldn't be that exciting...i was very mistaken, staff are so nice and went out of his way to let us hold lots of different animals & insects...irs very clean and no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jodiemit
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Great little zoo with an on site cafe, picnic area, small gift shop and garden centre attached. Great for all the family from toddlers to grandparents. Lots of birds but a good number of animals too including prairie dogs, meerkats, giant tortoises, raccoons, chipmunks and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank suzannerodgers
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We went to letterkenny for a we break sunday-thursday and visited here on the 13th as it was raining and we had heard it was a great place to go in that weather... it is . Its a fantastic spot if you in anyway like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lauradin2040
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

have been here a few times and will be there again, it's a great family day out and alot of it is covered including the playpark so you can go even on a rainy day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 47lily47
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. This is a Wee gem. Great for the wee ones and only takes an hour. Marmacets (?) Lemers birds and dinosaurs. Great cafe on site

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 709tommyw
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I have been here recently with my grandchildren & again with friends who were visiting with small children. Both children & adults alike loved it. Lots to see, very educational & if you are there at certain times you can actually handle some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geraldinecybil
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here on our way home from staying in Donegal with not great expectations but the place is really nice and a lot bigger than we expected, the staff were really nice and helpful too. It's great for kids and has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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19 August 2018|
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Response from 253stepheniek | Reviewed this property |
1pm-5.30pm on Sundays. Last admission is 4.30pm.
Lynda M
30 July 2018|
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Is it wheelchair friendly