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Brick Bay Sculpture Trail

Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
+64 9-425 4690
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“glass house” (15 reviews)
“pinot gris” (12 reviews)
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Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
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"native bush"
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"pinot gris"
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"water lilies"
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"lovely walk"
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"wine tasting"
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"amazing art"
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"enjoyable walk"
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"for sale"
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"take your time"
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"modern art"
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"overseas visitors"
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"bush walks"
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"couple of hours"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to do on an extra day off work. Interesting walk that winds through bush. Nice to be able to read about each sculpture from the brochure and map supplied. Finish off with wine tasting and a lovely lunch at the restaurant. Dog friendly a...More

Thank MHarding25
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments - we hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brick Bay Sculpture Trail is a lovely way to spend a summer afternoon. There was some wonderful pieces of sculpture on display and it was a beautiful place to behold on a stunning summers day. Would recommend you take it leisurely though and soak up...More

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BrickBay, other at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you for the fantastic review! Come back and visit again soon :)

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We visited with friends, enjoyed the walk through the bush and "met" some beautiful art works. Uniquely presented in nature's garden. the write-up is a bit pretentious compared to the everyday language used at the Sculptureum in Matakana. Both fill an artistic need, but for...More

Thank Wendy and Albie N
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BrickBay, other at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review - we hope you visit again soon!

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Walking the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail is a magical experience. We do this walk every year and never tire of it. Take your time and you'll get more out of it. There are around 60 sculptures by New Zealand's leading sculptors, artfully placed in native...More

Thank suereidy2017
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BrickBay, other at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review! We really appreciate your comments :)

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Visited there with extended family for Christmas. The gardens had an interesting range of sculptures, a pleasant hour or so was spent leisurely exploring. Our group then had afternoon tea, an assortment of snacks, coffees and desserts under a grapevine canopied courtyard which was just...More

Thank kirstyGo
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for your recommendation! We're so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope you visit again soon :)

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Lovely way to spend a few hours seeing NZ sculptures in beautiful outdoor trail. Trail meanders around a few lakes, through grassed areas and wooded areas. Range of sculptures, with trail map and print guide provided. We were lucky to get a table after our...More

Thank laksatwist
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for your lovely comments, we're so glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience!

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the walk through the bush and some beautiful art works. Don't think it was worth the entrance fee. I might have a different expectations to what was offered. Would be good if there was people to check tickets as visitors could easily went it...More

Thank OdyPudding
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communication at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thanks for your review, we've taken onboard your comments as customer feedback is very valuable to us.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Mouth watering food, beautiful views and very interesting sculptures. Started with breakfast and ordered the spiced cauliflower, kumara & coriander rosti, yum, with very good coffee then had to walk it off by following the sculpture trail. A great way to start the weekend, would...More

Thank Della K
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for visiting Brick Bay - great review which is much appreciated :)

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Great relaxing walk. Lots to see and hear. Beautiful environment. It takes about an hour to walk the trail, a few steps and slight hills. Really enjoyable.

Thank 622suziej
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for your lovely review! We hope you visit again soon :)

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

A unique place to spend a day/morning~ We started with a brunch at the restaurant, followed by a walk through the sculpture trail. The food was great! The trail was intetesting and took longer than we expected as there was quite a lot of things...More

Thank Icy G
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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks for your lovely review - we're glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience!

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jbsmoonriver
29 November 2017|
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Response from BrickBay | Property representative |
Hi there, Brick Bay is open throughout the holiday period with the exception of closures on Sunday 24th December and Monday 25th December. Thanks :)
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AbNZ55
21 May 2017|
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Yes they sure are!
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Jangtipon
18 March 2016|
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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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