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“Easy family fun!”
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 aggressive 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 approximately 800 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 6 April 2018 via mobile

Make sure you take the kids if you are visiting Auckland. This place is lots of fun. Our kids had a really nice time. Lots of animals to see and some Dinosaurs!!! Train ride was enjoyable !!

Thank Kel P
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"train ride"
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"farm animals"
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"petting zoo"
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"dinosaur area"
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"close to the airport"
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"guinea pigs"
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"between flights"
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"beautiful butterflies"
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"dinosaur display"
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"croc show"
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"auckland airport"
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"cafe food"
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"family pass"
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"few hours"
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"young ones"
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"great attraction"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great value for money. Our kids enjoyed the activities while we had a chance to relax. Free parking onsite made it very easy for us as well as eateries within the attraction and around the area.

Thank janicestrick
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

So much to see. Butterflies, of course, plus bugs crocodiles, tamarins, water dragons. There’s a train to ride through the park, farm animals to pet and to hold - but the most exciting of all for our pre-school grandsons were the huge animated dinosaurs.
It’s not cheap but it was a lovely treat

Thank Leigh B
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The butterflies are amazing to see flying unrestricted but their enclosure was oppressively hot.
The animal farm was great for the toddlers, but they were too young to appreciate the dinosaurs etc and their roaring and moving so had a few times when they were scared and we had to move on. Did not like the set up for the crocodiles. Their ponds seemed impossibly small for their size seemed a bit cruel to have them in the enclosures they were in, Even boring for the reptiles concerned.
The café was shut by the time we got there at 3.50pm even though the place itself was open until 5pm. Even the ice cream kiosk was closed.
Overall we were a party of 6 and although the under 2's were free admittance it was expensive.

3  Thank carol m
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

During the weekend my husband, my mother and myself throughly enjoyed ourselves at Butterfly Creek. Although its not a huge place there is plenty to see and do. The Butterfly enclosure was wonderful, the small animal petting farm was great and we enjoyed the croc show. It was lovely to see unusual animals such as the tarantula and the Kiwi. All of the staff were very kind and friendly and took their time with us and the animals. We ate lunch in the cafe and it was delicious. I would defiently return there. Thanks for a very enjoyable day. Looking forward to returning.

Thank kiwieire
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