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Brick Bay Sculpture Trail

Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
+64 9-425 4690
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Small-Group Matakana Coast Food and Wine Tour from Auckland
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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.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Arabella Lane, Snells Beach, Auckland 0920, New Zealand
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"native bush"
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"glass house"
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"pinot gris"
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"interesting sculptures"
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"water lilies"
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"for sale"
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"lovely walk"
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"wine tasting"
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"enjoyable walk"
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"take your time"
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"overseas visitors"
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"couple of hours"
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"few hours"
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"on display"
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"new zealand"
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"glasshouse restaurant"
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Lovely Food & Wine in Glasshouse. Staff were friendly and helpful. Great to do Sculpture Trail too. A relaxing day. Loved the music when walking thru the trees.

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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thanks for the great review :)

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Reviewed 30 December 2016

I travelled to this winery not for the wine but for the Sculpture trail. There are over 80 sculptures on this lovely property with open spaces, trees, uphill and downhill. Some sculptures were solid objects and some were sound installations. My favourite was a sound...More

1  Thank vsvictory
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful walk around a lake and through native forest, including kauri forest, with art sculptures and installations along the way. It took us about an hour and a half, with some steps and uneven ground. Both the forest and some of the...More

2  Thank SarahfromAKL
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had been told about this attraction so went for coffee and to do the sculpture trail. We waited for quite sometime to be be noticed even though we were correctly placed. The staff weren't terribly busy but seemed to have lost the plot about...More

Thank Robin F
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BrickBay, General Manager at Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hi Robin, We're so sorry to hear that your experience at Brick Bay was not a positive one, we'd like to find out more about this so if you have time please can you email us glasshouse@brickbay.co.nz Kind regards, Anna Didsbury General Manager Brick Bay

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Have had this art trail on the list for a long time but the weather always got in the way. This time, though, the weather smiled. The trail offers an interesting and varied range of sculptures and installations. There a lot more to it than...More

2  Thank Wayne K
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We visited today after passing by several days ago and were recommended to visit, and I'm happy to say we were not sorry we did. There are over 50 sculptures on a fantastic setting - ponds, woods, fields and boarded walkways. One steepish stepped climb...More

2  Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We popped in to Brick Bay Winery whilst exploring the area with grandparents and 3 kids under 11. We didn't do the trail but enjoyed the wine tasting and then sat and had another glass of wine and bowl of chips for the kids. Very...More

2  Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place and frequent annually. Amazing building, sculptures and landscape. However todays trip was a bit disappointing. The majority of the big sculptures have been there for quite a while, so there was little new to see....so we got bored. Plus the food...More

Thank Nwal032
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Amazing trail in the nature. Nice sculptures perfectly in harmony with the landscape to experience the kiwi culture. If you're passing through, I highly recommend a stop here and after the trail you should enjoy a glass of wine produced from them and relax in...More

2  Thank Alberto G
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Would have liked to see more sculptures and some more affordable; some are $85k. Ouch. Tracks and board walks are well maintained make sure you walk up to the end of the kauri forest

Thank Skin197
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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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