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Butterfly Creek

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10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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A couple of business days on site

Just spent a couple of days on conference at the Creek plus we had the chance to have a look... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kevin T
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Butterfly Creek

This place has changed alot in the last 5 years. We actually got married here but now I definitely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“train ride” (81 reviews)
“farm animals” (61 reviews)
“petting zoo” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just spent a couple of days on conference at the Creek plus we had the chance to have a look around. Firstly from a conference perspective, it worked well, the food was good and the facilities were as required. Staff also good, always on hand...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has changed alot in the last 5 years. We actually got married here but now I definitely wouldn't. It is quite over priced, and unlike the zoo where you can stay all day this is not really the case with this place. There...More

Thank hobbywood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well run and lots to see and do. The butterflies are great and so were the small animals and the train ride. Our grandchildren loved it

Thank jenandpaul98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my time here the butterfly room was amazing. But avoid the cafe. The food is stale and the staff are not very friendly.More

Thank Eloise O
ButterflyCreek123, Digital Marketing Executive at Butterfly Creek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, We're glad to hear you enjoyed the attractions, and sorry to hear that you had a bad experience in our Cafe. We're surprised to hear about your feedback on the cafe as our food is fresh daily and we usually receive great reviews....More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

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 12 August 2017

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 13 August 2017

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

Reviewed 30 July 2017

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 24 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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 20 July 2017 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
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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.

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