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“We took our overseas visitors here, they loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek
Ranked #36 of 264 things to do in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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144 reviews
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“We took our overseas visitors here, they loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

Getting close up and personal with butterflies and crocodiles is an experience, we headed to the airport early before our relatives flight and did a couple of things out at the airport, there were not that many butterflies at that time but the ones they had were stunning, they land on you and are just so delicate and beautiful, it was a lovely relaxing walk through the butterfly house, the children particularly loved getting up and close with baby goats, holding rabbits and a host of other animals. Great for those who do not have the opportunity to spend time with farm animals. Worth the visit

Visited October 2012
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“Worth a visit to kill time between flights”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

Have been to Butterfly Creek both for birthday parties, and to kill time while waiting for delayed flights. Enough to see and do. Enjoy the crocs, and the spider display

Visited December 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Butterfly Creek”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

A family venue with a pleasant variety of inteactive activities which is wonderful for city children.

Visited February 2013
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Aucka
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“great family day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

Went to Butterfly Creek with extended family... including 4 kids 10 and under. We were really impressed. Each of the kids had their favourite bits - for our 10 year son definitely the alligators being fed, for the middle kids the butterfly house (my favourite) and for the youngest, the chance to cuddle baby rabbits. the train was cool too, and the whole place well kept and professionally run. The staff were really friendly and helpful too. Lunch was pleasant with the usual choices of kiddie food, big meals and counter food. Prices were reasonable and quality good

Visited January 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Butterflies Galore”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

A family friendly attraction. Staff really interactive & informative. Lots more than just butterflies - great to see the crocodile in action. Well worth a visit. Cafe food was delicious & coffee piping hot.

Visited January 2013
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