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Butterfly Creek

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Address: 10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
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+64 9-275 8880
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Butterfly Creek has a unique collection of animals, insects and critters....

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.

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very good for the price. i reccommend veiwing the entire park!! My highlight was the Tarantulas, but wasnt alowed to hold them !!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 to have something from the cabinet. On inspection we noted flies in the display cabinet.... More 

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Thank Barriew007
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very good for the price. i reccommend veiwing the entire park!! My highlight was the Tarantulas, but wasnt alowed to hold them !!!

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a good two-hour visit just a short taxi ride from our airport hotel. Not a huge place but a nice way to stay outdoors and enjoy a few hours. The croc show is interesting, if a bit brief. Getbthere 10 minutes early for a good viewing spot. I also recommend the Treasure Adventure Golf next door.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This friendly restaurant is an ideal place to meet friends for a meal, then walk in the amazing butterfly enclosure where you will think 'This is Butterfly Heaven'. They are everywhere and the children love the experience. It's just an easy 10 minute walk to the Terminal. So if your flight is delayed take a walk on the wild side,... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spend the whole day here with the farm animals, butterflies, crocodiles or the dinosaurs. A small train takes you around the park. Big gift shop and café. Good facilities for babies. Free pick up from the airport.

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Thank sannis82
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Butterfly creek is located just 5-10 minutes walking distance from Auckland International airway, in an area south west of Auckland city centre. It seems to be a well kept secret by locals, and despite its proximity to airport, this attraction was quiet, with little evidence of tourists or travellers en route to airport. You'd need at least two hours to... More 

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great variety of things to do for families and also good array of food on the menu is a little expensive but lots of fun can be out great family day out and good to do it you have some time to spare before you fly out..

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little attraction, perfect for toddlers and preschoolers! Buttermilk Farm provides opportunities to see and interact with farm animals including goats, rabbits, Guinea pigs, and more. The staff clearly love their animals and enjoy sharing them with children. The Butterfly House is a tropical oasis and perfectly sized for little ones. The crocodiles are huge and it... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On entering the Butterfly Creek we were surrounded by a variety of butterflies all beautiful and different coloured.We were also treated to view an alligator while feeding,besides seeing a Tuatara,rabbits,pigs etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent family day out to see the different butterflies and the other animals at this location (rabbits, pigs, sheep etc)

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