Thousands of tropical butterflies (up to 70 species) fly through the large facilities the size of almost 3 basketball courts.

A Vibrant Jungle Experience

Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a unique opportunity for people of all ages to experience the beauty and curiosity of a tropical jungle up close. With surprises at every turn, you’ll encounter poison dart frogs, tortoises, large iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free flying tropical birds and more. The Gardens houses a large variety of tropical fish swimming in our serene pond and stream circulated by a stunning waterfall.

Now Open:  the Insectarium

Enjoy their newest exhibit, the Insectarium. Experience impressive insects & invertebrates from around the world. Your jungle adventure awaits.

Conveniently located just five minutes from the world-famous Butchart Gardens, Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a fun and educational experience for the whole family. With our ever-changing tropical rain forest environment, there is always something new for everyone of all ages to discover.


Contact Information

Toll-Free +1.877.722.0272  
General 250.652.3822    
Fax 250.652.4683

Group Bookings

1461 Benvenuto Avenue
Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1R3

Hours of Operation
Dec 31-Mar 5: 10am-3pm (explore until 4pm)
Mar 6-Jun 30: 10am-4pm (explore until 5pm)
Jul 1-Aug 31: 9:30am-5pm (explore until 6pm) 
Sept 1-Sept 30: 10am-4pm (explore until 5pm)
Oct 1-Dec 15: 10am-3pm (explore until 4pm)
Dec 16-30: 10am-5pm (explore until 5pm)

Open 364 days/year for all public holidays except Christmas Day (Dec 25).