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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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Nice Family Activity

It's been a while since we were last at butterfly creek. Our kids are now 10 & 13 and perhaps not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Wonderful day out

Wonderful day out with family. Great to see so many butterflies flying around. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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%
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“train ride” (81 reviews)
“farm animals” (61 reviews)
“petting zoo” (34 reviews)
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10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-275 8880
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's been a while since we were last at butterfly creek. Our kids are now 10 & 13 and perhaps not so wowed by it anymore. There didn't seem to be as many butterflies this time around. The train trip is over in a flash...More

Thank here_and_there_also
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful day out with family. Great to see so many butterflies flying around. Great place to take visitors, pram and wheelchair friendly. Not just butterflies, small farm animals available to stroke, great for the little ones.

Thank EricaNewZealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this place although I wouldn't recommend taking a almost 3 year old into the dinosaur exhibit side - he wasn't particularly interested and we paid for all of us adults to go in. The butterflies are amazing. The croc exhibit is a little...More

Thank kitt3n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A variety of things to see and do. Butterfly house was amazing as were the keeper talks with the lizards and tarantula. The kids enjoyed the crocodile feeding. Lots undercover so good for a rainy day

Thank NickyAkers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Butterfly Creek even though I don't like Butterfly. I don't go anywhere near the sanctuary but my daughter Loves it. I have been coming every year since my daughter was 3 or 4 I think that's when we first came she is now...More

Thank Samisoni T
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 6 September 2017

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 28 August 2017 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 30 August 2017

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 21 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

1  Thank Alan_B_NZ
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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.