Victoria Bug Zoo, Victoria

4.2
#1 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in Vancouver Island
Zoo · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
Step into the world of creepy crawlies at Victoria Bug Zoo, a "minizoo" hosting a large and varied collection of tropical insects. With over 50 species to see, consider taking a tour with the knowledgeable guides who'll offer a wealth of information. If you're feeling brave, try the safe bug handling experience, where you can hold tarantulas, scorpions, praying mantises, and cockroaches. Don't miss one of the largest displays of leaf cutter ants in North America. See Victoria Bug Zoo and all Victoria has to offer by arranging your trip with our Victoria trip planner.
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  • While this is a rather small location, our granddaughter (who loves bugs) really enjoyed it! The staff were knowledgeable and great. Due to COVID, we were the only guests and were able to go back...  more »
  • We had a great time at the Victoria Bug Zoo! Even for two young adults with no kids, we spent a pleasant 1.5 hours there. The guide was really knowledgeable and fun, he added a lot to the experience.....  more »
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  • A cool place to visit in Victoria. The tour guide was funny and knowledgeable which made it much more interesting. You get to hold some bugs and spiders if you're brave enough. They also have very reasonably priced souvenirs. All around good experience.
  • I was skeptical after paying the price for admission and waking through the door. It is only 2 rooms of bugs in cages plus an impressive leaf cutter any colony. What made this place was Ash's tour of the place. ,He was very engaging and be a stand up job with all the kids and Adults requests to hold the bugs and take pictures of kids holding bugs.
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