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Victoria Butterfly Gardens

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1461 Benvenuto Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1J5, Canada
+1 250-652-3822
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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 birds and more. Enjoy tropical fish, ducks, flamingos and koi fish in our serene pond and stream circulated by a stunning waterfall. Thousands of tropical butterflies (up to 70 species) fly through our large facilities the size of almost 3 basketball courts. Stroll through and marvel at our lush gardens including tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruits of the world. Wander in our newest Exhibit, the Insectarium, full of impressive insects & invertebrates from around the world. Your jungle adventure awaits.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1461 Benvenuto Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1J5, Canada
+1 250-652-3822

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful sunning place you could spend a few hours, not only butterflies but other interestiing things. very enjoyable worth a visit

Thank woebetide
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I visited the Butterfly Gardens on a rainy day and spent a lovely hour just wandering round the controlled heated conservatory. It is interesting to see the number of butterflies and learning the story from caterpillar to butterfly They also have bugs...More

Thank jhshaver2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with two little girls. There were so excited to see so many butterfly. Also very surprised when a very friendly Little E flew down and landed on my shoulder.

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Butterfly Gardens as part of a tour from Victoria. It was a nice experience and seeing the butterfly, birds, flamingos, and lizards was interesting. It is well worth a visit if you are travelling out to Butchart Gardens.

1  Thank stroudcrowd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived in Victoria all my life and never been to this place until now. I bought a Groupon and I was pleasantly surprised. It was kind of neat to go in the winter because it has a warm tropical feel to it. Colourful butterflies...More

Thank Tomo V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In addition to thousands of butterflies, this lovely spot features parrots, turtles, frogs and gorgeous flamingos. We had so much fun! Thankfully they suggest you hang up your coat, because it is hot and humid in the garden to make the surroundings tropical for the...More

Thank Margot S S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in quick to check the place out, it was a great little escape into the tropics to find all sorts of treasures. Something that you could come back time and time again and always find something new.

Thank Ironjet
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is a great spot for both kids and adults, especially in the winter when you'd like to warm up for a bit. The addition of the Insectarium is great. We always have fun looking for all the other critters in the butterfly garden (iguana,...More

Thank pkPortland
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We've have visited a number of butterfly gardens and many of them have been a little sad with dead butterflies everywhere - the Victoria butterfly gardens are definitely a lot better looked after than any we've been to. The garden isn't huge, but there are...More

Thank emtrey
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We went to Butterfly Gardens with my grandsons on a wet and windy day. What a difference in temperature when you walk through the first doors. All lenses, camera and glasses fog up but they offer a blower to dry up the lense. We spent...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