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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 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1461 Benvenuto Ave, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1J5, Canada
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+1 250-652-3822
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"beautiful butterflies"
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"koi fish"
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"life cycle"
in 17 reviews
"poison dart frogs"
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"butterflies flying"
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"pink flamingos"
in 16 reviews
"tropical paradise"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 39 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 12 reviews
"rainy day"
in 25 reviews
"all ages"
in 28 reviews
"great for kids"
in 10 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 14 reviews
"take your time"
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"parrots"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so glad that we came to visit the Butterfly Gardens. It was very accessible and the only thing that I had to be cautious of was running over the butterflies with my wheelchair. It was a thoroughly enchanting experience. The colours of the...More

Thank DWT123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vivid jeweled wings of tropical birds and butterflies. One butterfly lit on a little girl's hair. Another hitched a ride on a man's pants pockets. Just delightful! I stood and watched the leafcutter ants for a long time. Such amazing creatures and really glad they...More

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to visit a butterfly garden in every city that we visit. This one was okay. They just did not have many butterflies

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before going into the butterfly enclosure there were several displays with large weird bugs the blended into their surroundings. Bugs aren't my favorite thing but there were really different. When we first walked into the butterfly enclosure there was a very large Iguana named Spike...More

Thank Sue R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the place to be so well taken care of. Details were not ignored..Peaceful place and good place to talk to tourists from all over the world who come to visit here. I was happy to bring my camera and enjoy everything. It is...More

Thank hugz2302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These Butterfly Gardens are AMAZING!!!!! Not just butterflies either. In the hot house there were flamingoes, macaws, birds and an amazing large lizard creature. To aclimatise your camera lens they have a hand dryer installed just inside the entrance to the warm butterfly conservatory, on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Victoria Butterfly Gardens continue to delight with their constant attention to detail and care for their charges. The butterflies, pair of flamingoes and a rather friendly duck are happy to greet you.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really great place to spend an hour with the kids whether or not you're headed to the magnificent Butchart Gardens nearby. Children absolutely love this place and my kid simply had to have photos taken of her with a butterfly on her...More

Thank metaungulate
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Great spot for young kids. This place is small but exciting for newcomers and kiddos. There are parrots flying over head, lots of different butterfly species, an old iguana roaming the premises and lots of fish swimming in the Mam made pond. It’s very hot...More

Thank IrishOrcaGirl
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice little set up of bugs with a butterfly garden. The only problem they did not have a lot of varieties of butterflies. Other butterfly gardens I’ve seen in the past are filled with many different varieties. I’ve learned that when the...More

Thank Jedimasterkush
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Holly O
July 2, 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!
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Mike A
November 25, 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!
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Giovana
July 15, 2016|
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Response from jackieenright | Reviewed this property |
don't think so
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