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Macbanana Butterfly Dome

Macbanana Butterfly Dome

The Macbanana butterfly dome offers visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with these delicate insects while learning about their environment.

The guides are friendly, well trained and very knowledgeable about the species of butterflies in the dome. If you’re lucky. you might see one emerging from a pupa. We were not so lucky, but it was fascinating seeing the pupae and eggs as the guide pointed them out.

Butterflies are incredibly sensitive to environmental change and sadly many of South Africa’s indigenous forest and grassland areas are under threat. Butterflies are dependent on specific varieties of vegetation, or host plants, for laying their eggs, feeding and pollinating. If these host plants are removed then the delicate habitat is altered and the butterflies become threatened.

Macbanana makes learning about nature interesting and interactive. Its great fun for the whole family and it may just get your kids off their phones … for a while.

Who to contact...

Tel: 039 3191033

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.macbanana.co.za

How to get there...

Address: R61 National Road – between Palm Beach & Munster

GPS: S30°59.589 E30°15.586

Special mentions...

Mac Banana is a great day out and has over 20 fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Author: Werner van Dyk

Werner enjoys practicing photography and exploring new places. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Werner spends a lot of time taking pictures of the South Coast's beautiful landscapes.

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