Keeper With Kids
Keeper With Kids

Educational Visits (save 28-47%)

A Living Classroom

Every year our living classroom offers thousands of students the chance to explore and connect with nature and learn all about the animal world.  It’s easy to walk around even for the littlest of legs and a perfect day out sunshine or rain as half our exhibits are under cover.

Book an education visit with one of our three great options:

  1. Visit Butterfly Creek only.
  2. Choose our combo discount for kids who want to climb at Rocket Ropes then play at Butterfly Creek.
  3. Mix and match your group between our 3 great venues, Butterfly Creek, Rocket Ropes and Lock N Load Adventures.

Education groups include ECE, primary, intermediate, composite, special assistance, secondary, language and tertiary schools.

Pricing

1) Butterfly Creek Only (Save 34-44%)
Age/Group Price Ratio of free adults to children
ECE child under 3 Free None
ECE child age 3-4 $9.00 (save 43%) 1 adult per 4 paying children
School age 5-17 $11.50 (save 28%) 1 adult per 8 paying children
Adult supervisor in any group $18.50 (save 34%) Not applicable

What's included:

Our Butterfly Creek only package includes all day entry to all attractions and exhibits including Mythic Creatures, Dinosaur Kingdom, Kiwi Forest, Butterfly House, Crocodiles, Bugs About & Buttermilk Farm. The train ride is an additional option at $1.50 pp for one loop around the track.

If your center/school hasn’t visited in the last 12 months, we do offer a free Teachers pre-visit once we have received your booking. Please note, the free visits are only valid for members of staff who will be part of the pre–booked school trip, any adults or children accompanying these staff on a pre-visit will pay normal admission prices. If you would like to arrange a pre-visit or have any further questions please email [email protected].

Conditions :  Minimum of 10 paying children  |  Visit Monday – Friday (Excludes public and school holidays)

How to check availability:

  1. Click the word ‘Availability’ underneath either the ECE Booking Form or the School Booking Form below, then go to the date you are after to check if it’s available.
  2. If your preferred date is available, you can carry on making a booking by filling in the required fields.

How to make a booking:

  1. You can make a booking when you check availability as above.
  2. Or, go straight to the blue ‘Book Now’ button underneath either the ECE Booking Form or the School Booking Form below.

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2) Combo discount: Butterfly Creek & Rocket Ropes (Save 39-47%)

A great option if you want your education group to visit Butterfly Creek and climb at Rocket Ropes on the same day (must be same children doing both). Rocket Ropes is a fantastic ropes course situated next door to Butterfly Creek.  Choose between our low ropes Rocketeer Course for the littlies & the 3-level Croc Tower high ropes course for the bigger kids.

Age Overview Price
Children aged 3-6 Rocketeer climb + Butterfly Creek $16.50pp (save 47%)
Children aged 6-17 Croc Tower climb + Butterfly Creek $27.00pp (save 39%)
3) Mix and Match Venues (Save 28-47%)

Perfect if you have kids of different ages or want to do different activities.  You can easily Mix and match your group between Butterfly CreekRocket Ropes & Lock N Load Adventures for the ultimate school day out – click here for pricing.

Check Availability or Make a Booking

Booking your education visit is easy. Choose from three great options:

Option 1 - Visit Butterfly Creek only:

Book a Butterfly Creek visit by checking availability then making a booking online below with a 25% deposit* to secure your booking.

*Deposits are refundable up to 2 weeks before your booking date. If you have any questions, please call us on 09 394 1572 or email [email protected]

How to check availability:

  1. Click the word ‘Availability’ underneath either the ECE Booking Form or the School Booking Form below, then go to the date you are after to check if it’s available.
  2. If your preferred date is available, you can carry on making a booking by filling in the required fields.

How to make a booking:

  1. You can make a booking when you check availability as above.
  2. Or, go straight to the blue ‘Book Now’ button underneath either the ECE Booking Form or the School Booking Form below.

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Options 2 & 3 - Visit multiple venues:

Enquire about our Butterfly Creek & Rocket Ropes Combo Discount, or Mix and Match between all 3 venues: Butterfly Creek, Rocket Ropes & Lock N Load Adventures. Click below.

Testimonials

” We had a wonderful day. Thank you for providing an outstanding venue. Out children LOVED every aspect. We’ll be back!!”

Wairau Valley Special School

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

Bright Sparks Childcare

“Just wanted to say a BIG thank you to 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

Planning Information & Flyers

Please download the following information to help plan your visit:

Planning, Rules & Risk Management 2018

Butterfly Creek School Flyer

Butterfly Creek ECE Flyer