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Butterfly Creek

#35 of 271 things to do in Auckland Features Animals
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Magical for the young ones.

We visit Butterfly Creek once every couple of years. They seem to regularly add something new. This... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand
Fun for kids

This place is friendly, warm and very joyful to visit whole year round, there's a lot to see and do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raine L
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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” (79 reviews)
“farm animals” (62 reviews)
“petting zoo” (33 reviews)
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10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visit Butterfly Creek once every couple of years. They seem to regularly add something new. This is different to a regular zoo and worth a look, especially with younger children (although there is now an awesome high-ropes course great for the older teens right...More

Thank Alan_B_NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is friendly, warm and very joyful to visit whole year round, there's a lot to see and do and the kids will have their entire trip entertained.

Thank Raine L
ButterflyCreek123, Manager at Butterfly Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They've tried to pack everything in - butterfly enclosure (large range, no controls, kids touching newly hatched), cottontop monkeys (we got in first thing but the glass was already dirty with fingerprints - needs regular cleaning and little kids couldn't see through it), some lizard...More

Thank Luvinspoonful
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a 6 year old and an 18 month old. We have been coming here for years. The kids love it. Aquarium, dinosaurs, petting zoo, crocodiles and a playground. This place has lots to offer. Always worth it.

Thank GraceGlowNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came her with my 3 year old, wife and parents. We purchased the ticket for everything. The farm animals were pretty cool. The dinosaur park was just awesome and my 3 year old loved them. I guess the butterfly part didnt really excite me but...More

Thank Rdub22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids for a holiday treat (12 and 9) and we all had a great time. Lots of butterflies out (even if Miss 9 is still a bit nervous if them.... doesn't help having a big brother referring to her as "bait" lol!!), crocodiles...More

Thank Raewyn H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent day out, the whole family enjoyed it. We really enjoyed the scheduled activities and events. Really well done and cared for, enjoyed by all!

Thank Happysof
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous day at butterfly creek with family. A great variety of activities available to keep the little ones busy, we had a nearly 3 year old, 5 and 8 year old and all had a blast. Butterfly experience was a great opportunity to...More

Thank Keanasmum
Reviewed 10 July 2017

i have been this place more then 10 times, its beautiful. this place has an amazing function room, very helpful staff and amazing atmosphere.

Thank Pranil C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you wish to visit the whole park as a family it's very very expensive, which is very disappointing when you visit with enthusiastic children who would like to experience the whole park. The worst thing was paying for the train ride, it was hugely...More

Thank hazel S
ButterflyCreek123, Owner at Butterfly Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi Hazel, For the range of attractions and exhibits we have on offer Butterfly Creek offers tremendous value for money. The one entrance fee provides all day, repeat visits. We have travelled the world visiting zoos and similar attractions and struggle to find a comparable...More

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Amnon M
2 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.