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Butterfly Creek

#38 of 269 things to do in Auckland Features Animals
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Take the kids

This is a cool place to take the kids. Thousands of butterflies in natural habitat. Plus a train... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Auckland Region, New Zealand
If You Like Butterflies This Is The Place For You

The opportunity to wander in an open enclosure where butterflies will land on yo, if you stand... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Debbie F
Auckland, New Zealand
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Butterfly Creek has a unique collection of animals, insects and critters. It has brought the worlds most aggresive predator the Australian Crocodile to New Zealand,(2 Giant Salt Water Crocodiles) Alligators, Tropical Aquaria, full Petting Zoo & established a breeding program for endangered Giant Wetapunga and has Australasia`s premier Butterfly House with up to 700 butterflies. New in 2014 is the fantastic Dinosaur Kingdom - a world of real life sized dinosaurs to glare at! A fantastic family day out all year round with all weather undercover attractions & cafe. There is something for the whole family!Plus - Complementary shuttle to & from the airport for those visiting the attractions - just arrive at the airport and visit the iSite information centre and ask them to call you a shuttle.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride” (78 reviews)
“farm animals” (60 reviews)
“petting zoo” (32 reviews)
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10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a cool place to take the kids. Thousands of butterflies in natural habitat. Plus a train ride, good food available at their cafe. Cool day out.

Thank davidV1642TR
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The opportunity to wander in an open enclosure where butterflies will land on yo, if you stand still, this us the place for you. Some of the exhibits are abit dated but the other popular stop for us was the option of feeding the animals....More

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a vist you can keep your self amused for a couple hours. And there is something for everyone. Butterfly house. Dinosaurs the train ride and Petting . Zoo. My miss 3 had a wounderfull time as well as my 15year old. The only...More

Thank Charlie4g
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a nice place to take children to, a bit pricey but good, they do kids parties, have lots of animals for kids to pat, a nice lot of dinosaurs that move and a small train to ride on.

Thank mrterenceleg
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been here many times as a family and on school trips and have always enjoyed this place, as so have the children I have attened with. The fam yard is a great spot, kids can get up close and personal with the pets...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Just dropped in for a look-see on the way to the airport. Had a delicious coffee and took ages to select something to eat because everything looked so tempting and I couldn't make up my mind.

Thank JillW21
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a few hours to fill in while waiting for a flight. Butterfly Creek is a great way to fill in some time. We found it a short walk from the airport, they stored our bags out the back, and then we found they...More

1  Thank Dean S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Seemed to only have a few butterfly species, or a majority of one species the day we visited but there were plenty of them. Hardly any monkeys in an average cage. Farm animals was the highlight for us, as was the great cafe. Food was...More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were suppose to take our grandson to the zoo but changed our minds because the pacifica concert was on in western springs and we didn't want to deal with traffic issues. So we decided to try out butterfly creek not only was it close...More

Thank Moses R
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We took our two 6-year olds here and it was good fun. For kids even 12 or 13 though, questionable. The dinosaurs are great but the movement is limited. The croc feeding was impressive.

Thank jeanlf
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Amnon M
1 January 2017|
Response from Mareah M | Reviewed this property |
Should be open check the website for their holiday hours
23 January 2016|
Response from ButterflyCreek123 | Property representative |
Hi there, yes you can show your phone over the counter. Hope that helps.