Victoria Butterfly Gardens

The Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a jungle adventure that the whole family will enjoy.

Location

The Victoria Butterfly Gardens are located at 1461 Benevenuto Ave., Brentwood Bay, a few minutes from the Butchart Gardens.

Admission

Children 5 to 12: $6; students 13 to 27 with valid student ID: $12; adults 18 to 64: $16.50; seniors over 65: $12. Children under four years old are free. Check out the Gardens’ annual pass option!

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Hours

Hours at the Gardens vary depending on season, and admission ends an hour before closing time. Dec. 31 to March 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; March 6 to Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 1 to Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Dec. 16 to Dec. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Gardens are open every day except Christmas Day.

What you’ll see

Visiting the Victoria Butterfly Gardens is an experience you won’t soon forget. Of course there’s butterflies – up to 70 different species – but you’ll also see poison dart frogs, tortoises, iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free-flying tropical birds, tropical fish and so much more, all set in a lush jungle. The garden offers tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruit from around the world. Get a unique, tropical experience right here in Victoria!

The Gardens recently opened their new Insectarium, where you can see a variety of insects and invertebrates from all over the world.

Victoria Butterfly Gardens

Why you should go

A tour through the Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers you a jungle experience, up close and personal. The facility is the size of three basketball courts, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Website

www.butterflygardens.com.

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Victoria Butterfly Gardens

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Michaela Ludwig

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