We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Beautiful art in a magnificent setting

I visited the sculpture garden with a group of friends in January 2018. The art work ( for sale... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Verena D
Easy walk, interesting, fun

Wonderful experience! This is an easy, fun, sometimes interactive art trail located about an hour... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
StopPlateTectonics
,
Auckland, New Zealand
Read all 38 reviews
40
All photos (40)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“for sale”(5 reviews)
“bush walk”(3 reviews)
“sculptures”(26 reviews)
About
Opens in 17 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
1481 Kaipara Coast Highway | Sh16, Kaukapakapa, Auckland 0984, New Zealand
Website
+64 9-420 5655
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
19
15
1
3
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
19
15
1
3
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfor salebush walksculpturestrailartnurserytrinketspicnicvisitorsplaygroundsitesauckland
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I visited the sculpture garden with a group of friends in January 2018. The art work ( for sale ) was astonishing, and the sites they had been put on display just as amazing. One needs to read the explanation to the works and not...More

Thank Verena D
Reviewed 14 May 2018

A good idea and provides a reasonable nature walk for an hour or so - but a lot of the 'art' on display was pretty tacky. Just a few works were worth any consideration. Shame - but do visit if you're passing.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Wonderful experience! This is an easy, fun, sometimes interactive art trail located about an hour out of Auckland. Went for a little drive on a nice day and ended up here. The site includes a cafe, a huge selection of garden plants for sale--I would...More

Thank StopPlateTectonics
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was our first visit to the Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens so we held our expectations lightly in spite of good reviews. We were pleasantly surprised to find that this wasn't just a smattering of sculptures around a little garden but instead a whole trail...More

Thank Keitha S
1811027David_B, Owner at Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for the great comments Keitha. Yes the sculptures do change every October. We don't have a 'Çafe' but we do have a Çoffee Shop offering coffee, tea, milkshakes, a selection of tasty slices, hot pies, toasted sandwiches, cool drinks and iceblocks, as well as...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We made a very quick decision to come up to Kaipara and it really will become a regular visit now. It is reasonably priced (my kids were free), beautiful and scenic. A very doable walk for my 4 year old and we used our city...More

1  Thank keshala
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The cafe here has scaled back to fresh baked items and gourmet pies. Cafe hours also reduced - now open Wednesday to Sunday. Loved that a batch of fresh hot scones were cooling on the counter when we visited for a milkshake and chocolate brownie....staff...More

Thank Tintin4
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice, once in April 2017 and once in November 2016. Both times I have loved it! Such a cool sculpture garden and a really nice walk. Spent about 1.5 hours here. There's also a cafe with some basic snacks and drinks if...More

Thank kimB6730SQ
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We visited on our way back to Auckland from the Bay of Islands. Made a great change from the usual slog down state highway 1 and no traffic jams on the day before everyone goes back to work. Lovely gardens, amazing sculptures and friendly staff....More

1  Thank Aqualibra1
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Loved visiting these gardens, quite a unique place to visit and was recommended by friends. Sculpture was well presented in the gardens with some awesome views. The cafe sold yummy pies. Recommend you visit if in the area.

Thank Kwokey
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I'm no gardener but my wife 6 year old child & I loved it there. The pies were excellent as was the service We came to look at the sculptures and garden centre and were amazed how much time and effort had gone into this...More

Thank Kev Ted B
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jacqy J
7 March 2015|
Answer
Response from Tintin4 | Reviewed this property |
Admission is between $6 for children to $12 for adults with family passes for $30 and discounted rates for groups more than ten. Over 60's and students are $10. To walk the track takes between 30 mins to 2hours depending how... More
0
Votes