Known as the famous tourism attraction in England, Tropical World is the house for many collections of tropical plants outside the Kew Gardens. Over one million visitors come to Tropical World Leeds each year to discover a new world, alien landscape and the stunning exotic plants life in the heart of Leeds.
Tropical World Leeds Tours
See the Red Bellied Piranhas
What comes in your mind when you hear piranha? It might be sound frightening, but this carnivore fish will not hurt since there is a glass wall. Kids will be happy to see one of the Amazon's wild creatures here. Kids can learn anything about this wild creature and tell to their friends when come back to school. It will be the best experience they ever have.
Meet a Humongous Spider
When you are visiting Tropical World Leeds, make sure that you will visit this spider. This is the attractive Indian Tarantula. If you afraid to visit this little spider, you can just walk on. However, if you are interesting to see this, you can visit it and see how this little creature moves quickly in the tube web. See also how the spider pounce its victim in the tube web.
Be Careful to the Crocodile
Tropical World Leeds is a home for Morelet Crocodile. Have ever heard that? When it grows up, it will grow until 3 meters. This can be the fun fact for children to impress them. They will become curious of the crocodile's eyes which has transparent eye lid but it can pounce the prey in the water.
How to Get Tickets?
You can purchase tickets on Tropical World Leeds website or buy your tickets in the tickets outlet at the entrance. Tropical World Leeds offer five kinds of tickets including: adult tickets, Leeds Card tickets, Leeds Card Extra tickets, Children 5 up to 15 tickets, and Breeze Card tickets. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by parents or adult.
How To Get Around?
Since Tropical World Leeds is filled with plants and animals, walking is the best option to get around the areas. You can also visit Roundhay Park because it is only 200 yards from Tropical World Leeds.
What Should I Wear?
You can wear clothes depend on the weather condition in Leeds. If you are visiting Leeds on summer, make sure you cool clothes, short, comfortable sneakers since you are going to walk around the museum and sunglasses. Sometimes the weather in Tropical World Leeds can be too hot, hence, do not forget to bring sunscreen in order to avoid the hot weather there. If you are planning to visit on winter prepare your coat, sweater, scarf, gloves and hat. Do not forget to take your camera with you to capture the various plants and animals here.
Best Time to Visit
The weather in Leeds is various. The weather becomes cold almost all year round. If you are planning to visit Tropical World Leeds when it's in warm weather, you can visit on July, August and June. However, if you are looking for winter, you can visit Leeds on April, December and September. Snow will fall around November.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site. Tropical World Leeds is near to Roundhay Park, you will not get lost by exploring this place by yourself.
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Tropical World Leeds, you can use the available public transportation. You can use bus from the Leeds city center to Tropical World Leeds and Roundhay Park. Since Tropical World Leeds is only 200 yards from Roundhay Park, you amy ask the bus' driver to stop at Roundhay Park and you can have a fun walk to reach the Tropical World Leeds. If you want to arrive quickly, you can use bus with blue line which takes you from Oakwood directly to Tropical World Leeds. However, if you want to enjoy the trip longer, you can use bus with red line. It will bring you to Tropical World Leeds via Moortown Corner. The other transportations such as train, tram and tube are also available in Leeds.
On Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day, the Tropical World Leeds will be closed. It also closes at 2 pm when Christmas and New Year's eve. The last entry for those two days is at 1.30 pm.