BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY AND WATERFALLS
Join our day trip and discover thousands of freely flying butterflies in a tropical garden at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory and explore Spencer Gorge Conservation Area and Tiffany waterfalls.
Butterfly conservatory is situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmental sensitive Kossuth Bog, the 25,000 square foot facility includes a 10,800 square foot indoor tropical garden featuring 1000’s of free flying butterflies from all over the world, over 100 different varieties of tropical plants, waterfalls, streams, reflecting pools, tropical finches, Chinese painted quails and red-eared slider turtles.
The significant natural area contains two beautiful waterfalls: Webster and Tew's Falls. Webster is a magnificent tiered waterfall and Tew, which towers at 41 metres, is only a few metres shorter than Niagara Falls. Both offer spectacular vistas of the gorge.
Tiffany Falls Conservation Area is considered a significant natural area. Its bedrock exposures are considered an Earth Science Area of Regional Significance. The central feature of the conservation area is the two waterfalls within it, Tiffany Falls and Washboard Falls, formed by Tiffany Creek.The forest area is made up of Eastern Hemlock, Sugar Maple, Red Oak, American Beech, White Ash, Basswood, Black Walnut, Hawthorn, Butternut and White Elm. There are also old field areas and tall shrub thickets.
This is one day tour from Toronto.
Where to meet?
Meeting point: 9.00 AM Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6H at Dufferin Mall in front of the beer store) *We can also pick you up along HWY 401 West on your request or Hwy 401 and Hurontario carpool where you can park your car for free).
9.00 am Dufferin St, Toronto at Dufferin Mall (in front of the beer store)
9.30 am York Mills Subway station (in front of Starbucks)
Departure from Dufferin Mall
11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Butterfly Conservatory in Cambridge
2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Dundas Peak guided hiking
4.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Tiffany Falls Hiking
PRICE $125pp plus tax
Returnt transport from Toronto by 12 seat van or minivan
Entrance fee to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Park fee to Spencer Gorge Conservation Area
Park Fee to Tiffany Falls