Beautiful Butterfly Creek in Auckland

Pacific - Editor - 08 December 2008

Beautiful Butterfly Creek in Auckland

A world of flying beauty awaits everyone in Auckland, New Zealand, at one of the country’s most popular attractions, Butterfly Creek. It is a magnificent facility that ensures both adults and children will be fascinated and entertained throughout their visit, and besides leaving their visitors speechless, they also accommodate functions such as weddings, conferences and birthdays. Butterfly Creek is the perfect location for any occasion, may it be an outing with the family, part of the attractions offered by Auckland to tourists or to plan a special event.

Finding Butterfly Creek is quite easy as it is conveniently located near the Auckland International Airport, on Tom Pearce Drive. Even if the weather is not favorable for an outdoor adventure, most of the exhibits and attractions at Butterfly Creek are under cover, so visitors are free to pop in any time. Visitors with disabilities will not find it difficult to navigate the facility, as the broad walkways make it accessible to wheelchairs. Ample parking is also available, leaving visitors with only one goal for the day, and that is to enjoy the fun, excitement and beauty that waits for visitors at Butterfly Creek.

The main attraction at Butterfly Creek is the Tropical Butterfly House that is home to more than seven hundred butterflies flying free in the enclosure and decorating the Tropical Butterfly House with color and exotic species. There are also a variety of birds, lizards and fishes in the aquarium, which consists of a great collection of species from all over the world, including Clown Fish and New Zealand Sea Horses. After discovering the magnificence of the tropical paradise and its butterflies, guests are invited to meet the residence of the Buttermilk Farm where they can spend some quality time with Welsh Ponies, cute rabbits, lovable Alpacas, goats, pigs, chickens, cockatoos and many other farmyard animals. The Red Admiral Express will take guests on a miniature train ride of a lifetime, through the wetlands on which Butterfly Creek is located, past the Butterfields Farm and over bridges taking them to the Treasure Island Mini Golf course. From the Papillon Car and Café, parents can watch their kids at play in Curly’s Playground. While the children slide and climb their way through their various playground structures, adults can enjoy a few refreshments and reflect on a perfect day at Butterfly Creek.

Education is also important to Butterfly Creek, with many tours and school educational programs available. After enjoying an unforgettable day at the most exquisite butterfly sanctuary in New Zealand, visitors are reminded to stop in at the Flutterbuys gift store to take home a unique souvenir to remind them of their Butterfly Creek adventure.


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