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Butterfly Creek

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Opens in 7 min: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Kids loved it

Great for the kids. Favourite part for me was the butterfly part and having them landing on you... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Taupo, New Zealand
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I am a regular....

This is close by my place of work and my preferred quick but satisfying lunch place. Prices are... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Peter C
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“train ride”(89 reviews)
“farm animals”(72 reviews)
“petting zoo”(37 reviews)
Butterfly Creek has a unique collection of animals, insects and critters. It has brought the worlds most aggressive predator the Australian Crocodile to New Zealand (2 Giant Salt Water Crocodiles) Alligators, Tropical Aquaria, full Petting Zoo...more
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10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 800 132 101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my grand daughters to Butterfly Creek today and it was a great way to spend the afternoon. We had lunch at the Cafe, watched the crocodile being fed, also the eels and otters. The farm animals and pets are great for the children...More

Thank dulcie164
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we have annual pass for this place......kids really enjoyed...lot of fun...good food to eat...lot of free parking space

Thank JatinderS253
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about this place but never thought much about it until the other day we went to see it with our son and grandchild. What a pleasant surprise, we really enjoyed it, we had dozens of butterflies flying around us and landing on...More

Thank terry l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best parts is the new Kiwi house. The display is so pretty and they have cameras so you can see them if they’re not on display. There is so much to see and do!

Thank staceyrosew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My granddaughter thought she was going to look at butterflies, but the enormous surprise for her was when she found Nemo ! I will never forget the look of total amazement on her face. I thought she would have been amazed at the butterfly enclosure,...More

Thank KiWombat-18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome. Highkugt for our 5 year old. The butterfly house was amazing and the whole outside has an amazing set up. Highly recommend.

Thank SarahT6315
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great for the kids. Favourite part for me was the butterfly part and having them landing on you. Would recommend if you have kids more then if you don’t.

Thank LucyT_2015
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is close by my place of work and my preferred quick but satisfying lunch place. Prices are moderate, portions are good, I like the wraps! Only downside is that it can get quite busy and loud with all the kids coming to see the...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

If you have a few hours between flights this is a good way to spend the time. A range of attractions from the butterfly house to the farmyard to the dinosaurs, crocodiles, alligators, high ropes, something for everyone.

Thank DesDeb
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

You have to eat only what is on site, dairy-free foods are only high in sugar treats. Yuck! Then private tours take over anything without communication or schedule. Really poor hosts unfortunately as the animals and dinosaurs are fun.

Thank weekendtraveller363
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22 July 2018|
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Response from siah28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you will be able to do all that within that 4 hour break. All you need really is 2 hours to circle the place, especially if you have kids so you can take your time enjoyin the site. Hope this helps and safe travels.
tony e
13 April 2018|
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Response from Raj_Josh | Reviewed this property |
Night time, but check with website.
Amnon M
2 January 2017|
Response from MareahM6 | Reviewed this property |
Should be open check the website for their holiday hours