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Butterfly World & Gardens

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Address: 1080 Winchester Road, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
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Nice if your first one

This is a small place with a few types of butterflies. They also have some big tortoises that wander around. Not spectacular but ok for a little bit.

Reviewed 10 August 2016
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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Comox
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I am an Islander and have always drove past here on my way to Coombs Market. I stopped with the kids to explore this as per their begging and sadly we were all disappointed in the experience. First off, we arrived two hours before they closed and were charged a full days pass for all six of us. No negotiating... More 

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1 Thank payge2009
Winnipeg, Manitoba
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visited Butterfly World. A place that takes your money and gives you nothing in return. Donate your money to charity!

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Thank Bulrich50
Parksville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Butterfly area was beautiful, but the poor tortoise insanely going round and round in the gift shop was very disturbing. Also the other one in the orchid garden, trying to get out. This is about butterflies, return the tortoises, that poor Tarantula and gekho to a better place . The supposedly beautiful outdoor garden is an abandoned area, nothing... More 

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2 Thank Ginette P
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79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We knew coming in it was not a huge place, and that the outside garden would not be in bloom anymore. We visited at the end of September. But still we really enjoyed it! There were lots of butterflies and some beeing "born" from their chrysalis. Very good (macro) opportunities for photography. There are some other animals, tortoises, forgot the... More 

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Thank Bouke C
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

this is such a nice place to spend some time taking photos or enjoying a nice day or a rainy day, I just love to go all the time to see new butterflies and see the turtle doing laps.

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Thank N S
Vancouver
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

It is small and charming with zen music playing... just sit on a bench and watch the large butterflies chase each other and you will feel relaxed. It is not a huge fancy facility but if you were hoping for a beach day and it is raining, you can enjoyably wander about and pass some time here.

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Snow Lake, Canada
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We wandered here for about an hour - the butterflies were gorgeous, and they had a nice water garden area. They had a lot of plants and trees labelled, which was a bonus, as I am always interested in unique plants and trees. We thought it was a nice visit, and enjoyed it.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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387 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a small place with a few types of butterflies. They also have some big tortoises that wander around. Not spectacular but ok for a little bit.

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Thank Michael T
Cootamundra
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64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

For Butterflies, regrettably this place is not as good as Niagara Falls but still, not bad. The gardens were still being developed but the display of orchids was reasonably impressive. The outdoor gardens were fine, displays of Japanese Maples and a number of other species, reasonably impressive. The other creatures - tortoises and so on were equally good. I have... More 

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Parksville
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We attended the gardens??? on Saturday, July 9th. It is not worth the admission price and we would not go again or recommend it to our friends and visitors. The water garden pond water level was very low and unkempt. The orchid garden is still being developed (should have been done in off season). The tortoises were just displayed in... More 

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