Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a unique opportunity for people of all ages to experience the beauty and curiosity of a tropical jungle up close.
As you wander through, we want you to meet our family. With surprises at every turn, you’ll encounter poison dart frogs, tortoises, large iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free flying tropical birds and more. We house a large variety of tropical fish swimming in our serene pond and stream circulated by a stunning waterfall. Thousands of tropical butterflies (up to 70 species) fly through our large facilities the size of almost 3 basketball courts. Stroll through and marvel at our lush gardens including tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruits of the world.
Marvel at Our Plants
View our Butterflies
Imported butterfly chrysalides are hung until they emerge and are released into our garden. We import between 600–1,400 chrysalides each week from over 70 species originating all around the world.
This large vine is where Vanilla comes from. Vanilla is an orchid and is the second most expensive spice in the world due to; needing to be hand pollinated and taking a very long time to mature each pod.
RED FOOTED TORTOISES
These medium-sized tortoises are from South America and generally average 30cm long as adults but can reach over 40cm long.
Shadow is a Blue-and-gold Macaw who loves to say “Hi” and “Hello” to get you to come over and talk to him.
This pond is home to our Caribbean Flamingo, dozens of large koi and numerous species of other tropical fish.
JEWELS OF THE RAINFOREST
In this display you can view an array of poison dart frogs from Central and South America.
These moths are the largest moths in the world and only live for 3–5 days as adults but can stay in their cocoons for several years if conditions aren’t right.
Gaze into this tropical pond and enjoy an array of South American fish and tropical plants.
Insects beware of these pitcher plants! These amazing plants can attract, capture and digest insects and occasionally small animals to get all the nutrients they need to grow.
This amazing plant is one of the few plants capable of rapid movement. Gently touch a leaf and watch as they close to protect themselves.
This giant timber bamboo is a close relative of grass but can reach over 120 feet tall in the wild!
An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant or tree for support but does not take any nutrients from their host. In the tropics, many creatures depend on them for food, protection and reproduction.
Watch as butterflies feed on various nectar plants and go about their day.
This log is used by dozens of turtle to bask and warm up on sunny days.
Meet Macawley and Azrael! These two young Macaws love to “Meow” and play around on their perch.
Make a wish for the community. Please drop a coin in our wishing well. All proceeds are donated to various local charities.
This exotic plant is native to Malaysia and is a favourite in our gardens. The only butterfly that feeds on this plant is the White Tree Nymph. Iguana Tree-house Look out for