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Wharepuke Sculpture Park

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190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8933
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Awesome stop

What a beautiful collection of intentional art amongst 20 years of loving care in this garden. Well... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Tina M
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Fun fun fun

This place was lovely, nice surprises around every corner. Nice walking through the bush, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Travellotz66
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Wellington, New Zealand
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40+ selected sculptures set among 5 acres of award winning subtropical garden. The 1km of trail follows the sensitively displayed artworks emphasising the colour and textures of the plants. Sculpture media include glass, ceramic, wood, stone, sound, print, metal, plastic and a kaleidoscope. An experience for both plant and art enthusiasts. Gallery, Print studio, Cafe and cottages onsite
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“every corner” (2 reviews)
“cafe on site” (2 reviews)
“garden walk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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+64 9-407 8933
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful collection of intentional art amongst 20 years of loving care in this garden. Well worth the wander.

Thank Tina M
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tazNz, Manager at Wharepuke Sculpture Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for your great review Tina. Most of the artworks change throughout the year as do the gardens. Always something new to see...and I live here!

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This place was lovely, nice surprises around every corner. Nice walking through the bush, beautiful flowers everywhere and the cafe was really lovely too.

Thank Travellotz66
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We went in mainly to see the gardens, some the sculptures were defiantly not our cup of tea but some were particularly good, essence for example was fantastic. Gardens are lovely and it's well sign posted as you wander around. Sadly didn't get to visit...More

Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Some of the art was lovely. As they say, art is in the eye of the beholder. gardens were lovely, quite a walk for older travelers

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were looking for a place to stay in Kerikeri and came across Wharepuke Sculpture Park and Gardens which also had accommodation on site. We had a great time wandering around the grounds and enjoying the sculptures.. really peaceful setting and lots of great creative...More

Thank lensflare_NZ
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

We had a one day workshop in May 2017 at Wharepuke Print Studio. Mark was a pleasure to deal with, from the moment we enquired through to the end of the actual workshop. Before we started he outlined different options for our session and we...More

Thank Kenequixa
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stopped for lunch here again and were delighted not only with the lovely staff but the selection of food and the coffee. Well thought out choices for lunch menu and the atmosphere was great. We had a waitress from Norway/Sweden?? and she was so pleasant...More

Thank luv2eatout2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Lovely walk through the Sculpture garden with many creative, unique sculptures amongst the exotic plants. Well worth a visit.

Thank _lille4
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place, situated on the edge of the town, is easily accessible and has parking nearby. There is a cafe just in front of park and the total expanse of the park is 1k of fairly easy walking. The exhibits are interesting and in some...More

Thank Bernard R
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Recently by-passed by road developments, this little jewel is a joy! The garden is a treat, the sculptures fascinating. Together they make a brilliant hour or more's diversion.

Thank James H
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tazNz, Owner at Wharepuke Sculpture Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Glad your enjoyed your exploration of Wharepuke!

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