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Brick Bay Sculpture Trail

Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
+64 9-425 4690
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Small-Group Matakana Coast Food and Wine Tour from Auckland
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Experience Art and Wine Entwined at Brick Bay. Visit the Glass House, the spectacular restaurant, home of Brick Bay Wines and gateway to the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail. Brick Bay is a boutique Matakana vineyard producing elegant estate grown wines: a renowned Pinot Gris, a vibrant Rose and intense Bordeaux-style red blends. Brick Bay Sculpture Trail winds through a remarkable native landscape, showcasing 50 works by New Zealand's leading sculptors. Open daily for wine tasting, cellar door sales, relaxed all day dining, coffee and the Sculpture Trail.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“native bush” (23 reviews)
“glass house” (14 reviews)
“pinot gris” (12 reviews)
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Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
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+64 9-425 4690
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting for a stroll through the art & semi landscaped gardens .stop & a coffee, lunch or just a glass of their selection of local wines . Awesome for a special treat for yourselves & visitors ! Highly recommend !

Thank sylvia g
Reviewed 18 July 2016

What a special place! There are about 60 works, all by prominent NZ sculptors, thoughtfully sited along this beautiful trail that meanders through native bush, pasture, alongside lakes and the adjacent vineyard. We were given a trail map with details of all the sculptures (which...More

Thank JazzyB27
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review the Sculpture Trail, great to hear that you enjoyed your experience and found it to be good value.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a nice easy walk on well maintained trails and board walks. The sculptures are contemporary so may not be everybody's taste but the walk is pleasant enough to make up for that. I recommend doing a wine tasting too and maybe have lunch...More

1  Thank poseyboy0962
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for your review, hope to see you here again for lunch and a tasting !

Reviewed 23 May 2016

I have visited this attraction in the past and it is always a delight. The changing sculpture together with old favourites. It is a good walk- Take your time and allow at least an hour for the walk - that way you can take in...More

1  Thank kiwi572014
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for your review, we hope that there is something new again to spark interest on your return. We have some new pieces coming in for summer, and of course the seasonal change can be stunning!

Reviewed 21 May 2016

The real star at Brick Bay is not necessarily their wines, but the restaurant and adjacent sculpture trail. After enjoying a lunch platter (seemingly, the default lunch option for NZ wineries), allow at least an hour to tour the trail, which winds through meadows and...More

1  Thank JimdagOG
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for your comments and for taking the time to review us, we think the trail is pretty special too!

Reviewed 17 May 2016

A must see as well as the sculptures a wonderful bush walk. Not a difficult walk, leisurely with very clear directions. Descriptions and information on all sculptures.

1  Thank hbaw
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks!

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Senior NZ sculptors are invited and sponsored to create outdoor works for this outdoor gallery of bush and pasture land with small lakes and ponds. All works are for sale. Some are small, some are sound sculptures, some are of monumental proportions. Some stand out,...More

1  Thank oscorzo
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

We aim to surprise and delight! Thank you!

Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We have not eaten here yet but the grounds are lovely. There are sculptures and the grounds are wonderful. The Vineyard is wonderful and love the sea and is just over the hill. A wonderful area to visit. We are going back for dinner.

1  Thank Muzzie2
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We were looking for our last holiday activity and thought winery would be nice. Trip Advisor reviews suggested the Brick Bay winery and sculpture trail would be special and so it proved. Yes it is a little way out of the Auckland CBD, being more...More

1  Thank wellingt0nkirby
BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thanks for your lovely review, really helpful for potential visitors. I hope the photographs have turned out well!

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I recommend stopping here and walking the trail, which takes about an hour. The $10 cost includes an informative programme about the sculptures you will discover along the way. There are a couple of optional paths which are a bit steeper so if you aren't...More

1  Thank janet9079
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AbNZ55
21 May 2017|
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Response from BrickBay | Property representative |
Yes they sure are!
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Jangtipon
18 March 2016|
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Response from BrickBay | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for your enquiry. We are open daily from 10am until 5pm, with the last trail entry at 4pm. Trail ticket prices are as follows: Adults $12 Seniors (65 year+) $10 Students (with... More
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KiwigirlKJ
11 October 2015|
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Response from Namotharan | Reviewed this property |
It takes about an hour, depends on how much time you take to view each sculpture. Last entry time is at 4pm.
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