Discovering Buttertubs: Buttertubs tours poster

Discover the natural beauty of Buttertubs Marsh with a tour led by a member of Nature Nanaimo. Look for strange insects, unusual aquatic life and the water plants they live on, see some of the 182 different bird species found there, look for painted turtles, shy salamanders and learn about invasives and what you can do about them. 

Tours will run from 9:30 am to 11:00 am on alternating Saturdays and Sundays from May through August except holiday weekends.

Meet at the Miner’s Cottage  at the parking area off of Jingle Pot Road entrance. 

Dates: (Please arrive 10 minutes before start of tour.)

  • Sat 04 May
  • Sun 12 May  
  • Sun 26 May  
  • Sat 01 June
  • Sun 09 June  
  • Sat 15 June
  • Sun 23 June  
  • Sun 07 July  
  • Sat 13 July
  • Sun 21 July  
  • Sat 27 July  
  • Sat 10 August
  • Sun 18 August  
  • Sat 24 August