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Address: 1080 Winchester Road, Coombs, British Columbia V0R 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 248-7026
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Nice if your first one

This is a small place with a few types of butterflies. They also have some big tortoises that wander around. Not spectacular but ok for a little bit.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2016
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew coming in it was not a huge place, and that the outside garden would not be in bloom anymore. We visited at the end of September. But still we really enjoyed it! There were lots of butterflies and some beeing "born" from their chrysalis. Very good (macro) opportunities for photography. There are some other animals, tortoises, forgot the... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is such a nice place to spend some time taking photos or enjoying a nice day or a rainy day, I just love to go all the time to see new butterflies and see the turtle doing laps.

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is small and charming with zen music playing... just sit on a bench and watch the large butterflies chase each other and you will feel relaxed. It is not a huge fancy facility but if you were hoping for a beach day and it is raining, you can enjoyably wander about and pass some time here.

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Snow Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We wandered here for about an hour - the butterflies were gorgeous, and they had a nice water garden area. They had a lot of plants and trees labelled, which was a bonus, as I am always interested in unique plants and trees. We thought it was a nice visit, and enjoyed it.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a small place with a few types of butterflies. They also have some big tortoises that wander around. Not spectacular but ok for a little bit.

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Thank Michael T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

For Butterflies, regrettably this place is not as good as Niagara Falls but still, not bad. The gardens were still being developed but the display of orchids was reasonably impressive. The outdoor gardens were fine, displays of Japanese Maples and a number of other species, reasonably impressive. The other creatures - tortoises and so on were equally good. I have... More 

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Parksville
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We attended the gardens??? on Saturday, July 9th. It is not worth the admission price and we would not go again or recommend it to our friends and visitors. The water garden pond water level was very low and unkempt. The orchid garden is still being developed (should have been done in off season). The tortoises were just displayed in... More 

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Thank Thomas E
Yellowknife, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

A rundown filthy location. Very few butterflies. Kids and adults handling what few there were. It was the worst drop of money I've made in this trip to BC. Please stay away and save your money.

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Thank nissanyk
Regina, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice flowers and nice relaxing walk. Many different paths to see flowers, tortoises, frogs and more. A little on the pricey side so not recommended for people on a strict budget.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Some Butterflies were injured and limping on ground. Lots dead in the many cobwebs. Plants not attended to and in poor shape and dying. Facility was old , run down and filthy. The doors and door knobs have never been cleaned. The entrance to the orchid garden was filthy with cobwebs and debris. Apparently they don't own s broom or... More 

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