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Address: 1080 Winchester Road, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 248-7026
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Beautiful butterflies but a bit rough around the edges

The butterflies were beautiful and we enjoyed our time interacting with and photographing them. There is lots of informative plaques providing descriptions of the various... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The butterflies were beautiful and we enjoyed our time interacting with and photographing them. There is lots of informative plaques providing descriptions of the various butterflies and other animals. They had 2 large tortoises (1 in the main room and 1 in the orchid room) as well as a second small tortoise in the main room. There was also a... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Very much enjoyed this exhibit. The butterflies were so interesting to watch. There are lots of signs and photos to explain the various types. Loved watching the tortoise. The orchid room was a great spot for photographing. Couldn't access washroom from inside which makes it difficult for people with mobility issues such as myself. Overall a great way to relax... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have an 18 month old that loves, loves, loves butterflies, and this place did not disappoint. The main room inside (translucent high roof, really great light) is filled with the most incredible butterflies... hundreds, flying everywhere and swarming around some bushes in particular. You could get up close to almost all and see the incredible variety in colours and... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were staying in parksville and decided to drive to coombs for the day. The little town is almost gone. They have moved all the stores out , was told that the buildings were old. So we went to Butterfly Gardens. It was $13 per adult I think. There is a large green house with beautiful plants. and butterflies flying... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We love it here, I sure hope the new owners are as good as the past owners. We have been gong here for 10 years now.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Gorgeous butterflies and gardens. It was quite tropical inside as they live in a rainforest habitat. Difficult to photograph as the butterflies seldom land for any more than a few seconds.

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Manitoba, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We checked out of our hotel early so we'd have a chance to check out the butterflies. As it were, we were too early, but the man on site allowed us to explore the wonder at our leisure. So many opportunities to get so many great shots! But be warned the Blue Morphs are so plentiful but elusive! Was wonderful,... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went yesterday with a friend. We really enjoyed taking pictures of as many different butterflies as possible. Really warm inside - I would not recommend on a hot summers day.

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Loved it! Last time I was here a few years back, it was getting pretty run down. Now, it is amazing! Gorgeous plants, ponds, tortoises and of course the butterflies. Spent two hours. Totally worth the trip!

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Amazing! Seeing the butterflys come out of their cocoon is really neat. It was well worth the money!

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