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The Alan Gibbs Farm

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2421 Kaipara Coast Highway | Makarau, Auckland Central, Auckland 0984, New Zealand
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Take the time to buy a ticket and view some of the sculptures on his farm, some new ones have just... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David G
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Auckland, New Zealand
FREE and Brilliantly put together

Absolutely worth the trip. Fantastic views, artwork and acres of it. A lot of Sculptures to see... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
DCopes
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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2421 Kaipara Coast Highway | Makarau, Auckland Central, Auckland 0984, New Zealand
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"sculpture park"
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"exotic animals"
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"amazing sculptures"
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"large scale"
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"walking shoes"
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"international artists"
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"open to the public"
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"large sculptures"
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"private farm"
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"an art lover"
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"works of art"
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"reasonable level of fitness"
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"well worth the effort"
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"pack a picnic"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take the time to buy a ticket and view some of the sculptures on his farm, some new ones have just been erected recently

Thank David G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely worth the trip. Fantastic views, artwork and acres of it. A lot of Sculptures to see from New Zealand and off shore artists. Highly recommended. Good experience and exercise. As an Art lover I couldn’t recommend this place enough. Credit to Mr Gibbs

Thank DCopes
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Amazing sculpture,in the country.lots of llamas walking around, giraffes,zebras, Fabulous views over the Kaipara harbour,

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We have wanted to visit here for a very long time. As I understand it the farm is only open on week days during summer and an application to visit made. It is generally fund-raising groups who run these events. And so it was that...More

Thank feles06
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

A superb mixture of spectacular views, amazing sculptures and an excellent variety of animal and birdlife! This is one of the most memorable experiences we've had in a very long time.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The hardest part of this experience to get tickets to the open days. Gibbs Farm is only open to the public limited days during the year which are advertised on their website and once they open up do not delay in applying. They will only...More

2  Thank mav_nz
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit and it was amazing. The 20 sculptures were all stunning, with their sheer scale making them all the more beautiful. The care and perfectionism shown throughout the entire property is very obvious, with every bit of it just as it...More

Thank Dgovender
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We went there in a morning. Great, well looked after park with variety of animals. It even has live giraffes on site who are people friendly and you can even feed them. Sculptures are also impressive. Bring water and snacks with you, it has a...More

Thank fanga607
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

It was open day at the Gibbs Farm. Feeling very fortunate to get tickets we arrived on the dot of 10 and parked the car. Not knowing quite what to expect we were told the best way to circulate through the amazing countryside; gobsmacking scultures...More

Thank 1818Chrissy67
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

What an amazing dream must have occurred to devise and initiate this great attraction. If you get a chance it's a must-do. The scale is huge the location superb, presentation sublime and each and every item is a genuine work of art. Wickedly good. Be...More

Thank Trevor B
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Wylie C
9 May 2018|
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Response from 514shannon | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, unfortunately Gibbs Farm only advertises free open days on their website usually at the beginning of the year thru to March/April. They are not open all year round, hence the reason why there is no way to make... More
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Scott Z
14 April 2018|
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Response from fanga607 | Reviewed this property |
keep an eye out on their website, but it is unlikely you will get a free admission, they give it 9 months in advance
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