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The Victoria Bug Zoo opened its doors in 1997 and has been showing visitors of downtown Victoria our awe-inspiring bugs ever since. A visit to this must-see mini zoo offers an excellent opportunity to view and experience live tropical bugs from...more
Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
631 Courtney St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1B8, Canada
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It was a really cool way to spend an hour or so! It’s fairly small, but the place is packed with cases of really cool and unique bugs.
The staff were really knowledgeable, and very friendly. They give a really cool tour of the place....More
This is truly a unique side-street experience. It was recommended by friends who took their grandchildren. Our first impression was of a diminutive space; we left realizing how incredibly full of insects and arachnids it was and feeling the richness of our experience there. Being...More
It was an unforgettable experience, the guide Ash was awesome to explain with passion and enthusiasm the bug life. It was so interesting. All the people were with eyes and mouth open listening with attention the explanations that he gave.
If you want to observe...More
I was skeptical at first, thinking "bugs - eww". But this place is amazing. Even if you're too squeamish (like me) to let bugs crawl on you, you'll still be fascinated learning about them. The enthusiasm of the guides is infectious, they really enhance the...More
We were worried going here, thinking perhaps it would be focused on children, but we were pleasantly surprised. It was just me and my husband. This place was the most fun tourist spot we went to. The talk/tour was fascinating, the bugs were amazing, and...More
This place is great even if you don't have any kids in tow (we didn't). Hosts Jason and Daisy are tons of fun and extremely knowledgable about their favourite subject - bugs! Guests have a chance to hold some of the safer creatures if they...More
Took our granddaughter here for a day trip. She thoroughly enjoyed learning about all the different bugs. She was thrilled to be able to handle some of the bugs. Our guide, Jamie, did an excellent job educating us about the various bugs.
We saw this advertised at a Tourist Information Centre, and decided to try to find it and see what it was like. Well what a delightful find. For a relatively small entrance fee, we had a guided tour with Alice that ran for nearly an...More