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Victoria Butterfly Gardens

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
from US$13.72*
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
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A Vibrant Jungle Experience. A unique opportunity to experience the beauty and curiosity of a tropical jungle up close. Meet our family with surprises at every turn. You’ll encounter tortoises, large iguanas, poison dart frogs, free flying tropical...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1461 Benvenuto Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1J5, Canada
+1 250-652-3822
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this attraction with our daughter who is enamored by butterflies. She was in heaven! Well planned and throughly engaging, it was a hit with her. We liked it too but not nearly as much as she and the other children nearby did. Nice...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We love butterflies, so this place was a natural for us. Lush tropical setting and a variety of butterflies. Modest number of educational displays. We went as a couple, but this would be great for families, too.

Thank p23brown
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Full of beautiful butterflies, birds, and amazing insects. Great opportunities to see insects you wouldn’t otherwise see in a safe environment. Don’t miss the poison dart frogs and the tortoises (may be a bit more educational than you want your kids to see).

Thank CommuteCouple
Reviewed 5 days ago

Before getting to the butterflies, you will walk through an area with many insects in glass enclosures. Then, there are two doors to pass through so that the butterflies do not get out of the enclosure. You will walk among the butterflies. Do not be...More

Thank mdcwa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as big as I had expected. I think it’s because I spent the day at Butchart Gardens and that’s a huge area! Butterfly Gardens not only have butterflies but they have flamingoes, koi fish, turtles, parrots and insects. Nice place to visit and you...More

Thank Shawnee L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked my tickets online through their website (SCORE) so no waiting once we were there and no "who's paying" arguments. I took my friend here for her birthday. We live not too far away and had never been. I had VERY low expectations.. I...More

Thank Nisa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must to see. Cheep entry .. we enjoyed the butterflies though would have liked to see a few Aussie ones

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Butterflies, moths, flamingos, beautiful plants and poisonous frogs, what's not to love? Good recommendation for all ages. It's warm in there, wear layers.

Thank 900janep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is like entering a tropical rainforest (along with the humidity-My husband couldn't stay long because of breathing problems) and the beauty all around was delightful. Hundreds of butterflies, parrots, flamingos, iquanas, koi fish, and cocoons amid gorgeous plants and flowers.

Thank Joette G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much more than just butterflies. 2 very photogenic flamingos, 2 macaws and a very interesting insect, spider and arachnid set of displays. Very friendly and helpful staff too. It was humid and hot inside the main display enclosure so dress accordingly. Combine 1-2 hours here...More

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Holly O
2 July 2017|
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Response from VicBG | Property representative |
Thank you for your message. The average visit is about an hour however some guests spend the day!
Mike A
26 November 2016|
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Response from VicBG | Property representative |
Yes they are. We just ask that you are mindful of the other guests and that the feet stay on the paths and not in the garden beds. Thank you and enjoy your visit!
15 July 2016|
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Response from jackieenright | Reviewed this property |
don't think so