Opening Times:

Open every day of the year, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.?

10:00 - 18:00 (last admission at 17:30) during summer (BST time)

10:00 to 16:00 (last admission 15:30) during winter (GMT time)

Contact Details:

Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park, Leeds, LS8 1DF

0113 3957400

Tropical World

  • Accepts groups
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site
  • Public toilets

Step onboard HMS Tropical World for an unforgettable fun adventure on a tropical island.

Land on the sandy white beach before venturing inland to the rainforest where you will find waterfalls tumbling into jungle pools. Keep a look out for exotic animals on your journey, you will discover snakes, spiders, Meerkats and Lemurs along with many unusual topical insects.

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of Leedsí most popular family attractions which offers a unique opportunity to explore the habitats of the Tropics and other hot places from around the world. It includes jungle, desert, nocturnal and aquatic habitats with plants and animals such as crocodiles, lemurs, butterflies, bats, snakes and a gorgeous family of meerkats complete with babies!

Cold drinks and ice lollies are available to buy if you need to cool off or you can pop along to the Explorerís cafÈ if you need teas, coffees, cakes or lunch.

There are seven zones in Tropical World:
– A Butterfly House
– An Atrium with fish tanks and a crocodile enclosure
– The Australasian house, with exotic birds, plants and flowers
– Creature corner which has exotic reptiles and insects
– The South American House, again with exotic birds, plants and flowers
– The Desert House which is home to our meerkats, along with birds, cacti and succulents
– The Nocturnal Zone, which is home to Egyptian fruit bats, pygmy slow lorises and tenrecs.
– We also have lemurs, cotton topped tamarins and golden lion tamarins which are all adorable and very popular.