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Crystal Garden Conservation Centre

A tropical paradise under glass.

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Your senses will marvel at the sights and sounds of the rain forest as you stroll through our tropical display garden and endangered species refuge. Lush tropical plants line meandering paths that lead past ponds filled with gold and orange koi fish .

The zoo features the world's smallest monkeys (only 4" when fully grown), brightly coloured tropical birds, giant bats, leaping lemurs, rare tortoises, poison arrow frogs and many other unusual animals. Be sure to visit the free-flying butterfly gallery, open year round and filled with dozens of butterflies of all sizes, shapes and colours.

Location: 713 Douglas Street, Victoria British Columbia V8W 2B4 Telephone Toll Free: 250-381-1277 Fax 250-383-1218

Other Attractions nearby:
(Brentwood Bay) Butterfly Gardens
(Victoria) Crystal Garden Conservation Centre
(Victoria) Miniature World


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11/20 Coming to The Victoria area
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Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.