Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek hosts an exciting range of animals and species for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to this there is a train, playground, cafe and venue hire. We are conveniently situated 2 minutes from Auckland airport.

$10.00 - $27.00

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Auckland’s most family friendly attraction

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Butterfly Creek is a fun blend of zoo exhibits and interactive attractions. Immerse yourself in our tropical butterfly house and walk amongst 700+ butterflies. Travel back in time when dinosaurs ruled and visit Dinosaur Kingdom with over 60 dinosaurs, some even life sized, roaring and moving, you’ll be amazed.

Meet Scar and Goldie, New Zealand’s only salt water crocodiles, it’s truly exciting. We have alligators, bugs, monkeys and a beautiful bird aviary. Plus visit Buttermilk Farm for a hands on experience. Sit down for some home-made food at The Papillon Café, or relax while your children play in our free playground.

We also offer amazing kids birthday parties, functions and catering.


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Physical address

Butterfly Creek, 10 - 12 Tom Pearce Drive, Airport Oaks, Manukau, Auckland, 2022, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Summer (November - March) during school holidays & weekends 9am - 5.30pm and Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5pm. Winter (April - October) 9.30am - 5pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
2 minutes from Auckland Airport. We offer a free shuttle to and from the airport.
Proximity to town:
20 minutes from Auckland City

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $10.00 - $27.00
Other charges:
Children under 3 are FREE. The train ride is seperate, not included in the prices above.

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