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The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum

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Address: 207 Scotsman Valley Road | R.D. 7, Tauwhare, Hamilton 3287, New Zealand
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+64 7-824 0733
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17.5 hectare (42 acre) Sculpture Park that has three new sculpture...

17.5 hectare (42 acre) Sculpture Park that has three new sculpture exhibitions a year along its 2 kilometre nature trail. The Park is open every day from 10 am until sunset. The sculptures and site-specific installations are made by New Zealand artists or overseas artists visiting NZ.

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sunday outing

great place to go for a Sunday outing or to take the grand children where its a safe and interesting environment

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
J_Huntingdon
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te awamutu
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

lovely 2km loop walk with friends in high shade on a sunday afternoon in early summer. they're spent years renovating an old quarry into a lovely wild garden. there are many low-key sculptures spread around the walk - not so glitzy or fancy as you find in city sculpture walks, but very suitable for the wild, quiet natural environment. its... More 

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Thank kathy a
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

great place to go for a Sunday outing or to take the grand children where its a safe and interesting environment

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Enjoyed going thru this park. It was very different and had lots to see. My only gripe was the price which I think was over the top

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Thank Kim C
Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Nice place to walk round and take photos but expensive to get in if you are on a budget. Not a great place it you have a disability as it is hilly. But the sculptures are always worth a look.

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Thank Sandra R
New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have been here several times with family and find it so pretty. the peacocks are friendly, photography opportunities everywhere and pram friendly. great place to take the kids and its free.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We really enjoyed the evening walk with friends and our pets. A nice place to get relaxed and experience calmness.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

The best of moments I have experienced in my life.. The romantic walk and that too on a cool evening in Autumn makes it memorable..

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Thank Annnyy
Waitomo Caves, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Beautiful setting with spectacular works. Love the walk around the quarry and exploring. Wish there was a café at the end, there is a small caravan but limited food on offer. Suggest taking a picnic lunch and flask. Great family day out. Visited some time ago not sure if its still open to the public. Note: limited toilet stops.

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Thank Piki K
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

A beautiful walk and a great spot for a picnic. Be sure to visit in Autumn, as well as other times of the year, but in Autumn the colours are gorgeous.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

I haven't actually been inside but am housesitting on the same road and figured it is worthwhile updating that it is closed to the public but open by appointment - Adults $15.00 and kids $5.00. Have left an average review because it's a lovely area and the last review was over a year ago, which must have hurt business to... More 

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