Butterfly Creek

Butterfly Creek

Welcome to Butterfly Creek! More than a zoo, there’s a surprise around every corner. Get up close with fabulous animals and entertaining attractions. Enter mythical lands where unicorns and dragons come alive. Travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Immerse yourself in our tropical butterfly house and feel the brush of fluttering butterflies. Let your eyes adjust and see magnificent Kiwi roaming in Kiwi Forest.

Connect with cute animals in Buttermilk Farm. See cheeky monkeys, meerkats, and otters. Take a ride on the train, play in our free playground, then enjoy refreshments in our café. We also offer kids parties, functions, and meetings, plus fun educational school and ECE visits. Explore the wonderland of Butterfly Creek and experience a day you’ll never forget.

Butterfly Creek has been providing families with a fun day out for more than 20 years, and we have grown and added lots of new exhibits and attractions over that time. There is nothing like Butterfly Creek in NZ where visitors can experience a huge range of attractions from zoo exhibits to fun attractions including a train, playground and café.

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. The fantastic Dinosaur Kingdom is always popular – a world of real-life-sized dinosaurs to glare at! A fantastic family day out all year round with all-weather attractions & cafe. There is something for the whole family! Plus – complimentary 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.


Butterfly Creek 10 Tom Pearce Drive, Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022, New Zealand

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