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Vancouver Island Sights

Victoria Bug Zoo

  • 631 Courtney St. Map It
  • Downtown
  • Zoo/Aquarium

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Local kids clamor to visit this offbeat minizoo, home to the largest collection in North America of live tropical insects. You can even hold many of the 70 or so varieties, which include walking sticks, scorpions, millipedes, and a pharnacia—at 22 inches, the world's longest insect. The staff members know their bug lore and are happy to dispense scientific information and fun entomological anecdotes.

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631 Courtney St., Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 1B8, Canada

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  • C$10
  • Mon.–Sat. 10:30–5:30, Sun. 11–5


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