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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.
Butterfly Creek Reviews
We were delighted to find this place on the day of our late return flight to the UK - originally we were booked to fly home mid afternoon and so arranged to drop off our hire car mid morning; our flig... more »
Not just a place to fill in time while awaiting a flight; actually we will go here again if we are back in Auckland. Our daughter simply loved the activities available around the park. The petting zoo... more »
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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