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Butterfly Creek

#36 of 267 things to do in Auckland Features Animals
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
Review Highlights
Great spot for preschoolers

We visited here while delayed for our outbound international flight. We only had 2&1/2 hours but... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
via mobile
Fun day out

Took my bug/insect/butterfly loving 8yo daughter for an afternoon of fun. We weren't disappointed... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
via mobile
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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” (75 reviews)
“farm animals” (60 reviews)
“petting zoo” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here while delayed for our outbound international flight. We only had 2&1/2 hours but it was perfect for our preschool children. They loved the train and the dinosaurs

Thank annabelparrant
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Took my bug/insect/butterfly loving 8yo daughter for an afternoon of fun. We weren't disappointed! She loved the butterfly house and tarantulas the most. Spent a lovely 2 .5 hours exploring and she didn't want to leave!

Thank livspencer
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Our Family of 2A + 2C (both under 3) would thoroughly recommend this place for those with a 4-6hr transit in Auckland. They looked after all our luggage (thank you so much!) and the place had a great range of kid friendly activities within walking...More

Thank nakib0y2016
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Took our 9 and 11 year old boys here today and we were all really impressed with the butterfly part, there were lots of them flying around and it was quite a unique experience. The crocs, monkeys and aquariums were nice extras. Really enjoyed the...More

Thank daregirlzone7
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited Butterfly Creek after picking up family from Auckland airport & meeting up with other family from Waikato area & wanted to visit an Auckland attraction before driving back to Bay of Plenty. Butterfly Creek interested & enjoyed by all our family with ages...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A great place to take the grandchildren. They were mesmerized with all the butterflies, such a magical experience. The friendly farm animals that they can interact with were also a big highlight for them. Not so sure about the roaring dinosaurs, the little one got...More

Thank Molly5558
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you want to treat your little and older ones, nothing better than bringing them to Butterfly Creek. Dino Park is awesome for the 4 years olds but you also have a mini-golf and rope challenge park. It's absolutely awesome and you can get to...More

Thank BigKiwi31
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Butterfly Creek whilst on holiday visiting family in Auckland. We had a 1yr old, 6yr old and 9yr old with us. The butterfly house is of course very warm, but is so lovely to see the butterflies flitting around and we were lucky enough...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to go on a sunny day. 4 different attractions, 2 outdoors and 2 indoors. 3 out of four your kids will definitely enjoy. Crocodile enclosure is the only boring attraction as the animals don't do much apart from sleeping. Dinosaur and...More

Thank NavandNeetu
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We picked up son friends off a flight from Hong Kong and decided to have a meal at Butterfly Creek before continuing on our journey. Time 2:30pm and the kitchen was closed. That's okay, I guess it can't be open all the time sows decided...More

Thank Barriew007
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Amnon M
Are you open today?
2 January 2017|
Response from Mareah M | Reviewed this property |
Should be open check the website for their holiday hours
I have booked the tickets online and received the email of my tickets. Do I need to print it out or I can just show the staff my email and get my tickets?
23 January 2016|
Response from ButterflyCreek123 | Property representative |
Hi there, yes you can show your phone over the counter. Hope that helps.