Victoria Bug Zoo in Canada

A Mantis! Absolutely gorgeous!

So impressive My husband has been taking our daughter here for years when we come and visit family, I finally joined this time. I was blown away with how interesting it is! And the staff are all so great.

Educational and Interesting Interesting experience for the children.

Amazing experience! Our guide was Owen and he was extremely informative, thorough, polite, friendly and was open to answer any questions we had! Couldn’t have asked for a better person to show us the zoo! The receptionist...

The Victoria Bug Zoo opened its doors in 1997 and has been showing visitors of downtown Victoria our awe-inspiring bugs ever since. A visit to this must-see mini zoo offers an excellent opportunity to view and experience live tropical bugs from around the world. All the animals are alive and in tanks. Discover roughly 50 fascinating species including giant walking sticks, beautiful praying mantis, glow-in-the-dark scorpions, hairy tarantulas, and Canada’s largest ant colony. Knowledgeable tour guides will introduce you to the wonderful world of bugs, give a wealth of information about the animals on display, and provide a safe bug handling experience for the more adventurous. You can choose the level of interaction you have with our friendly animals. Don’t forget your camera to document this unique experience! The displays are ever changing so come in and be amazed by the extensive collection of invertebrates from around the world any time of the year. This stop is sure to thrill everyone; from children, adults, bug-lovers to even the more skeptical visitors! Tours always in progress, so no matter when you come, you are always right on time. Don’t miss this unforgettable, hands-on adventure while in Victoria, BC!


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

Phone +1 250-384-2847


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