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Victoria Butterfly Gardens Review

Hundreds of butterflies—of 50 different species—flutter freely in an indoor tropical garden that's also home to orchids and carnivorous plants, koi, cockatoos, flamingos, tortoises, geckos, and poison dart frogs. The 20-minute guided tours depart several times a day. The site is a popular stop en route to the Butchart Gardens, and children—and many adults—are entranced. The butterflies, which are bred for the center and not captured in the wild, are most active on sunny days.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1461 Benvenuto Ave., corner of West Saanich Rd. and Keating Cross Rd. Brentwood Bay, Victoria, BC V8M 1R3 | Map It
  • Phone: 250/652–3822; 877/722–0272
  • Cost: C$15
  • Hours: Jan.–Apr. and early Sept.–Nov., daily 10–5; May–early Sept., daily 9–7; Dec., daily 10–7
  • Website:
  • Location: Sidney and the Saanich Peninsula
Updated: 04-30-2012

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