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Butterfly Creek is open to the general public from Wednesday to Sunday while we are in alert level 2. However, group visits are closed while gatherings/groups are restricted to 10. We are now taking NEW bookings for July on-wards. If you were due to visit during level 4, 3 or 2 please contact our group coordinator to discuss re-booking. Please call us on 09 394 1572, or email [email protected] for more information.

Early Childhood Educational Visits (save 28-44%)

Butterfly Creek is a wonderful place to bring the littlies. Every year our living classroom offers thousands of young children the chance to explore and connect with nature and learn all about the animal world.  It’s easy to walk around for little legs and a perfect day out sunshine or rain as our exhibits are ¾ under cover.

Our education co-coordinator will work directly with you to ensure you get the most out of your visit. We offer centre managers a free pre-visit if you haven’t visited in the last 12 months and can also supply free education resources once you have made your booking

Two great options. You can simply visit just Butterfly Creek, or you can combine a Butterfly Creek visit with a fun climbing experience at Rocket Ropes on the same day.

Conditions: Includes Early Childhood Centres and Home based organisations. Minimum of 10 paying children | Visit Monday – Friday (Excludes public and school holidays)

Before your visit, please read: RAMs | Planning Information | ECE Flyer

Butterfly Creek Only – Save up to 44%

Bookings must be made online & require a minimum of 10 children & a 25% deposit to secure your visit. Deposits are refundable up to 2 weeks before your booking date. Once booked our Butterfly Creek group coordinator will contact you with information about your visit. On the day of your visit they will meet you on arrival and get you set up for the day.

Pre-visits:

  • Pre-visits are valid Monday to Friday 9 am to 3pm for up to two staff members for one visit.
  • Extra adults or children joining the pre-visit will pay normal admission prices.
  • To arrange a pre-visit, fill in the Pre-visit request form (min 1 weeks’ notice.)

If you have any questions, please contact our booking coordinator on 09 394 1572, or [email protected].

Age/Group Price Ratio of free adults to children
ECE child under 3 Free entry* None
ECE child age 3-4 $9.00pp (save 43%) 1 adult per 4 paying children
Adults (18+) $18.50pp (save 34%) Not applicable
Optional Train Ride (1 loop around the track) $1.50pp (save 50%) Not applicable
Optional Children's meal packs $11.50pp (save 15%) Not applicable
Make a Booking
  1. Click ‘Availability’ then go to the date to check if available.

Or

  1. Click blue ‘Book Now’ button
  1. Choose preferred weekday, enter numbers and any optional extra’s.
  2. Click Continue and to go to the deposit payment page.

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Butterfly Creek & Rocket Ropes Combo
(Save up to 44%)

A great option if you want your group to visit Butterfly Creek and climb at Rocket Ropes on the same day (must be same children doing both). Let the kids loose on the Rocketeer Course, a low climbing course designed specifically for kids aged 2-6. Rocket Ropes is right next door to Butterfly Creek.

Make an enquiry today. If you have any questions, please call us on 09 394 1572 or email [email protected].

Age Overview Price Carer
Children aged 3-6 Rocketeer climb + Butterfly Creek $18pp (save 44%) 1 adult per 4 paying 3-4 year olds & 1 adult per 8 paying 5-6 year olds

Testimonials

“Just wanted to say a BIG thank you for so efficiently handling our Small Fries Group. Both children and parents had a great time and everything worked out perfectly. It’s been an amazing adventure and will have children talking for a long time to come.” – Small Fries ECE

“Our experience was awesome and our children can’t stop talking about the dinosaurs. Thank you so much Butterfly Creek!” – Bright Sparks Childcare