Roam Among the Butterflies at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Feel your stress fade away as you enter a magical world of butterflies. Relax and be amazed as you stroll through a tropical paradise. Walk through an inviting environment filled with thousands of the most beautiful winged creatures in nature.

During your breathtaking journey at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, you will experience an impressive collection of flowering plants, colourful birds, cascading waterfalls, and lush tropical gardens. Witness thousands of free-flying butterflies, see a vast collection of insects, and meet live giant exotic bugs, all while experiencing the tropics. Stay for lunch in the Paradise Garden Cafe and remember your trip with a souvenir from the Gift Store.

There’s so much more for the kids!

This Summer, sign your kids up for BugQuest Summer Day Camp 2015. They’ll spend a week as an entomologist and discover the world of bugs! Or, host a Birthday Party! Packages include private use of the party room for a two hour time-frame, and a one-hour program led by a nature interpreter that includes a live insect encounter, feeding the turtles and the fish, and a guided tour through the tropical butterfly conservatory and two exhibit galleries. Lunch is served in the party room with pizza lunch or hot dog lunch options.

Special Events

Throughout the year, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory hosts many special events. Here's what's coming in the next few months...

This coming Family Day Weekend, come Hug-a-Bug! Discover a wild and exotic insect petting zoo at this annual Hug-a-Bug event! Meet exciting bugs up close like giant long legged Katydids and Malaysian Jungle Nymphs. Dates: February 14, 15, and 16.

On weekdays, toddlers can explore their very favourite bug and butterfly books during Words and Wings StoryTime. During this 20-30 minute program, there’s also a creature feature where participants get to meet an exciting live insect and have an up close and personal encounter.

Little Bug Troopers Preschool Program
This Spring, toddlers can sign up for a bug-themed preschool program every Thursday morning. Each week, the program includes circle time with bug songs and fingerplays, theme-related snack and craft as well as time in the tropical Butterfly Conservatory. Different bug-related theme each week. Parent attends with child. Pre-registration is required. The program is suitable for children 3-5 years old. Dates: Thursdays from March 26 to April 30 (6 weeks). Hours: 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Cost: $70 + HST for parent and child for 6 week program.

Visit their website for more upcoming events.

Located at 2500 Kossuth Road in Cambridge, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is a fun and educational destination for families to visit year-round. Purchase your tickets online and save 10%! For more information, visit

Enjoy cascading waterfalls and lush tropical gardens.

Witness thousands of free-flying butterflies.

See many exotic bird species from around the world.

Kids can sign up for BugQuest Summer Day Camp.

Hug-a-Bug Event on Family Day
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