Butterfly Creek, Auckland

3.8
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Colorful butterflies and saltwater crocodiles come together at Butterfly Creek, a popular tourist attraction located just minutes from Auckland's international airport. This sanctuary contains a huge butterfly house, home to over 700 free-flying butterflies and exotic birds. A huge draw for families with kids, this site includes a playground area and offers train rides around a dinosaur-themed exhibit. After you see prehistoric creatures come to life, head to the interactive farmyard, where you can hold and pet cuddly creatures including rabbits, guinea pigs, alpacas, sheep, and pigs. End your visit at the crocodile enclosure, housing two saltwater crocs originally from Australia. With our online itinerary creator, Auckland attractions like Butterfly Creek can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We went to Butterfly Creek today for Father's Day and had a wonderful time. We saw lots of beautiful butterflies, birds, crocodiles, aligators, and the farm animals were our favourite. We found the.....  more »
  • Was pretty fun down looking place, we were expecting 15% off ticket prices as seen online but were told butterflies were back so full price had to be paid. When going in we seen 3 butterflies and...  more »
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  • Great experience with the kids. Awesome place for the family. Kids loved all the animals and the train ride. Friendly staff. Served my Melanie, very Wonderful costumer service and very friendly. Great environment. Had a awesome time.
  • We've been there today with our toddler, we had such a wonderful time! This place is amazing! They thought of every little detail and made it really awesome. We spent 3 hours there, and had to leave because our toddler was very tired, but you could easily spent there more time! I highly recommend!

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