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Connells Bay Sculpture Park

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Superb park and a gorgeous walk. Great views too. Wear old shoes if it's been wet and take your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rabbity1
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Having a guided walk with the owner makes this a very special experience.

We booked well in advance as places are limited and we had friends who were very keen to see it... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
SandLexia
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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The Connells Bay Sculpture Park hosts a private collection of large scale sculpture by New Zealand artists bringing art and nature together on a two hour + guided walk in a beautiful coastal landscape. Bookings by apointment only. $30pp. PLEASE...more
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142 Cowes Bay Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb park and a gorgeous walk. Great views too. Wear old shoes if it's been wet and take your camera for when you get to the top.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rabbity1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We booked well in advance as places are limited and we had friends who were very keen to see it. It was our fourth visit over about a fifteen year period, but every visit is different. It is a beautiful setting and having Jo, one...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SandLexia
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Went to the sculpture park on our last day on the island, truly a memorable experience that we will never forget, our favorites were Gregor Kregar and Chris Booth but they were all amazing, also loved the work of Regan Gentry. What a way to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dineal0t
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Make this a “must go” place to visit, everything was top notch! Beautiful quiet spot for a honeymooners! Stock up with great food! You will not want to leave to go to a restaurant! You need a sturdy vehicle to get there, the last bit...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AngMacleod
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Definitely worth visiting if you are able to get a booking. A wonderful collection of sculptures in a beautiful setting

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank fred5869
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a beautiful walk with some amazingly beautiful sculptures and an even better view. Be prepared to spend a few hours wandering this park and exploring.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Livinthedreamlife
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you want to see the work of some of NZ's top sculptors in a magnificent setting then this is the place for you.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alanj14
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We really enjoyed the sculpture walk with Jo, she brought the sculptures to life with her enthusiasm and took the time to explain the artists and gave us a true appreciation for the various works and the thought processes behind them.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DevonC337
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Its full of surprises. The art pieces have been set in an environment that displays them at their best. The thought, planning and hard work to make this a magical place that transcends your mind to another level of appreciation is outstanding. It's unparalelled anywhere....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dinners-are-us
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A wonderful experience. Jo Gow, as your personal guide, is interesting and informative, as she provides the story behind the art works. The groups are kept small so everyone enjoys an interactive experience. Even our teenage daughters enjoyed it!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jonathanb_nz
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MarcoAust
3 January 2017|
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Response from Johnnie33 | Property representative |
Yes...but there are several sections of steps. There is just one section at the end of the walk we would suggest she didn't do but you could accompany her down to the gallery at that stage. Any other questions please email... More
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Varomoni
12 December 2016|
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Response from Johnnie33 | Property representative |
Hello Moni Unfortunately we do not have any walks available on Saturday 17 but do have a walk available at 10.30 on Friday 16th. The cost is $30 per adult, $15 for children and under 5 is free. Please email us if you would... More
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