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Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Well there is sure lots to see here and a beautiful walk too. Lots of amazing art combined with... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
ClaireM5509
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
BRILLIANT VIEWS - GREAT ART - MAGICAL ISLAND........

On the very last day, of this Bi - Annual Attraction, we visited with our Finnish Friends, mid... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
alx22015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 Mar 2018
“An absolute must on Waiheke”
19 Nov 2017
“Not open again til 2019 ”
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Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf runs from 1-24 March 2019 on beautiful Waiheke Island – only a 35 minute Fullers360 ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Come join us and experience 26 new sculptures by New Zealand artists along a stunning two...more
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Waiheke Island 2 Korora Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Whether you are an art lover or not, this is a must-see. Nothing on display is what you call traditional art and some are even quite hard to figure out, but it is challenging and fascinating.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Not open again until next year. That’s a shame. We would have liked to have gone. Check their website for dates.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Well there is sure lots to see here and a beautiful walk too. Lots of amazing art combined with breathtaking views you can't go wrong

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ClaireM5509
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is a MUST see when you are in Auckland. They only hold this event biennial (every second year) so the next event will be in 2019. You should google the event for more info. It is a fabulous ferry excursion from Auckland City to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CherryM948
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have done the Headland Sculpture walk since it was started and have noticed the improvements over the years. This year however the displays/artwork somehow did not excite as much as in previous years. There was also a huge crowd so it was difficult to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Eor O
Reviewed 28 March 2017

On the very last day, of this Bi - Annual Attraction, we visited with our Finnish Friends, mid Sunday morning. Already the heat was rising, cloudless day, HUGE Sea Vistas, EVERYWHERE. TOTALLY BRILLIANT!!! The walk, over The Headlands, was, in a word - EXCELLENT!!! BRILLIANT!!!...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank alx22015
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were so fortunate the 'Headland Sculpture on the Gulf' was happening while we were on Waiheke. This wonderful blending of sculpture and local trails showcases the beauty of the island, and the talent of artists. We enjoyed all of the sculptures, and their positioning...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The sculpture walk takes you around some of the most scenic areas on Waiheke, above the cliffs looking over blue water. The walk has a different theme each year.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank avenue12016
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The walk itself would be amazing, then to add interesting pieces of art along the way was even better. Yes not all of it is what I would like but that is art you either like it or just move on. The venue really though...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 23 February 2017

An annual event show casing some excellent and not so great sculptural works spread out over the headlands. Helpful staff and guides with water stations and clearly defined pathways, some quite steep and narrow at times, the walk takes about 2-3 hours. The views are...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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