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“Too expensive and not many attractions”
Review of Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek
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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.
Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

I was disappointed as it was too small and not may attractions inside the park.
Overall the cost of entry is too high compared to attractions available. Although the only thing that we liked was croc encounter.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

A great place to take the kids, loved the butterflies landing on you, nice enclosure and especially enjoyed being able to touch and view so closely the baby crocs. Well worth the trip. The mini golf next door was also very good, esp with a pirate theme for our young son.

1  Thank Liz T
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We visited here last weekend with family. It was the first time I have been here. Highly recommend to everyone. My grandaughter and in fact all of us had a good time petting animals, very hands on experience. Donkeys, and goats, even chickens and rabbits are all very friendly. Butterfly area is pretty cool. My daugther who had been once before (not long ago) said there were far more butterflies on her previous visit. And said it was really good to have them flying all around you and landing on you. Not so many this visit, but still very good experience. We didn't eat at the cafe, but as we walked past I was very impressed with the variety of food they have. Looked great also.

2  Thank Strickes
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

The butterflies were amazing and we (kids and adults) enjoyed seeing the crocodiles. Worth going to if you have a spare couple of hours.

Thank J0s1e
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Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

When for our child's friends birthday party. Food for the kids were very good. Good playground for kids. Will keep kids entertained if under 10 years old. A bit expensive for entry($NZ25 for adults) for the butterflies(weren't to many of them), crocodiles, weta's, spiders, lizards. The little petting zoo they have with goats, donkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs and they even have a wallaby.

1  Thank Kirvet7481
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