One of nature’s most famous and colorfully-diverse animals is the butterfly. Stepping into the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Cairns will introduce you to well over a thousand tropical butterflies that have been bred right in the sanctuary. From the blue Ulysses to the Cairns Birdwing, you’ll be able to get right up close to these magnificent butterflies and photograph their beauty. Numerous species are native to Australia while others come from all over the world. You will discover fascinating information about them, as well as numerous other myths, legends, and folk stories related to butterflies within the sanctuary.