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Tropical World

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Great family day out

Great little zoo with an on site cafe, picnic area, small gift shop and garden centre attached... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derry, United Kingdom
Brilliant day

We went to letterkenny for a we break sunday-thursday and visited here on the 13th as it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monaghan, Ireland
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butterfly house”(25 reviews)
“garden centre”(21 reviews)
“mini zoo”(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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Lauradin2040
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank 47lily47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Geraldinecybil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Laurasnookig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot. My 4 year old loved it and so did we. There's loads of animals and it doesn't require a lot of walking. It is nearly all undercover as is the play area so good spot for rubbish days. However I...More

Thank weejanice18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was by chance we heard about this lovely attraction from one of the waitresses in our hotel, whom heard our daughter asking us what we were going to do that day. Hidden in the Alcorns Flower and Garden complex is this world of fantastic...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yeagh great place, but a lot of containers seemed empty, and lots of the animals sleeping I understand that happens, maybe if someone was walking around with us it would be better

Thank braehouse4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Derry/Londonderry for the weekend and we were looking for things to do. Letterkenny is just over 30 minutes drive from Derry/Londonderry. After reading fantastic reviews on tripadvisor we made journey to Tropical World. 2 adults and 2 children (aged 11 &...More

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19 August 2018|
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Response from Meg b | Reviewed this property |
1 to 5:30 on Sundays. Definitely worth a trip
Lynda M
30 July 2018|
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Response from Lynda M |
Is it wheelchair friendly
19 July 2018|
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Response from Stephenie K | Reviewed this property |
They do yes.