Summer Tours and Programs

We are pleased to offer daily guided tours and children's programming during July and August (including weekends!), FREE with regular admission! CLICK HERE for admission prices.

*Please call ahead to ensure availability as it may change depending on bookings or special events.*

Daily Schedule


Join us for children's drop-in programming, with a different activity each day! No registration required.

Programs include:

  • An outdoor bug hunt (weather pending)
  • A scavenger hunt in the Conservatory
  • A day in the life of a honeybee
  • Butterfly games

1:00pm and 3:00pm

Join a Nature Interpreter for a 20 - 30 minute guided tour to learn more about our butterflies, animals and gardens.

Topics of our tours include:

  • The Inside Scoop of the Conservatory: Learn more about where our butterflies come from and how we manage the tropical Conservatory
  • Butterfly & Pollinator Gardening: Stroll through our outdoor butterfly garden to learn more about offering a pollinator-friendly habitat
  • Bee-ing Bees: Take a closer look at our observation honeybee hive and see the bees in action

If you have any questions, e-mail us at or call us 519-653-1234 x102.


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Workshops and Seminars


Guests will learn how to make their own garden butterfly friendly as they participate in this popular session about creating a pollinator-friendly space.

Check out our Butterfly Gardening Brochure for tips and tricks on how to create the perfect butterfly habitat in your own back yard!


Monarchs need your help. Learn about their spectacular annual migration and study the challenges facing this species at risk. Discover how you can help Monarch butterflies.

To book and for more information, please contact the Booking Coordinator at or 519-653-1234 x100.


Tour Operators

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is ready to serve your coach!

  • Onboard greeting and farewell
  • Friendly wave goodbye as your coach departs
  • Complimentary admission for driver & escort
  • Front door passenger drop-off and pick-up
  • Free coach parking
  • No deposit required

Your Options are Endless!

We can help with itinerary ideas:

  • African Lion Safari
  • Oktoberfest
  • Grand River Raceway and Slots
  • Southworks Outlet Mall
  • St. Jacob's Country
  • Theatre

To book your group tour, please contact the Booking Coordinator at
519-653-1234 x100.


Amateur Photography Groups

Amateur photography groups may reserve a time before business hours (either 9:00am to 10:00am or 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily, depending on availability) to take pictures in the Conservatory.

In this instance only, tripods are acceptable but must be taken down when the building is open to the general public at 10:00 a.m.

Amateur Photography Sessions:

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Photography Session Fee:
$19.00 per person, plus HST.Payment must be in one lump sum paid on the day of your visit.
Minimum 8 people required.

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Photography Session Fees:
$24.50 per person, plus HST.A $40.00 non-refundable deposit is required for this booking.Payment must be in one lump sum paid on the day of your visit.
Minimum 8 people required.

Please contact the Booking Coordinator at or 519-653-1234 x100 to book your Amateur Photography Group.


Group Tours and Packages

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory offers discount admission when you book a group of 20 or more guests. The entire facility is wheelchair and walker accessible, with benches placed throughout for guests to sit and enjoy their tropical surroundings.

We can also host your group at the Chrysalis Café. Whether it's a coffee break, light lunch or early supper, our Group Menu offers you a wonderful selection to choose from.



Plan Your Visit!



Three ways to book!

Minimum 20 people required.

1) Call:

519-653-1234 x100

2) E-mail:

3) Send a Request Online:

Fill out the form below to request to book your visit!

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Group Admission Prices

Prices are for groups of 20 or more.

Members FREE (Learn more!)
General Admission
Children (3-12) $6.64
Children (under 2) FREE!

Please add HST to the above prices.

Looking for a Guided Tour?

Join us on a 45-minute tour of the facility, perfect for both the first-time visitor and the seasoned regular. On this tour, you'll discover more about our Conservatory, our butterflies, and our gallery exhibits, and learn things like where our butterflies come from, and the inside scoop in operating a greenhouse.

Cost: $5.75 +HST per person, minimum 8 people.

Group tours must be booked at least one week in advance, and are subject to availability.


Group Luncheon

Our Chrysalis Café offers delicious group luncheon menu option - the perfect compliment to your visit.

Please contact our Booking Coordinator to inquire about menu options. Gratuity applies for groups of 20 or more. 

Call: 519-653-1234 x100