Discover inspiration for your own creative interests or simply enjoy a fun day out with friends on a Gardens & Art Tour. Embark on a journey deep into the world of our talented local artists and green fingers, soaking up their beautiful art works and picturesque gardens.
• Visit a beautiful garden
• Enjoy a tour round a hand-made pottery factory & gallery
• Stroll a picturesque sculpture trail
• Indulge in wine tasting & lunch
• Visit a local art gallery
Visit Omaio Garden, meaning a place of ‘peace and tranquility’ in Maori. Walk the trails that weave through 7.2 hectares of mainly NZ natives. Enjoy morning tea with the creator, Liz Morrow.
Meander along a 2.5km trail dotted with a variety of artwork from sound installations to floating sculptures. Set against the backdrop of nature and a stunning vineyard, this is where art & wine entwine.
Enjoy a local Art Gallery showcasing a variety of contemporary, indoor and outdoor works across a variety of mediums. Soak up creations that include painting, object, photography, video, sculpture and installations.
Tour NZ’s largest producer of hand made pottery – the Morris and James Pottery Factory and Gallery. Home to unique highly glazed pottery, designs reflect the surrounding nature.
5 – 6 hours
Anna and Dan Didsbury
- Brick Bay Winery
Brick Bay wines & sculpture trail is one of the gems of the Matakana Coast region. Anna Didsbury, Daughter of owners Richard & Christine Didsbury, manages the creative team both in The Glass House restaurant and the stunning sculpture trail that surrounds the vineyard. Anna’s husband Dan operates the magnificent Matakana cinemas.