Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Matakana Tour from Auckland – Matakana Art & Wine Escape Explore Auckland’s World Class Organic Village on a day trip from the City!

Matakana Art & Wine Escape

Explore Auckland’s countryside where art meets winemaking and a gastronomy that will move your senses.

Tour starts by picking you up from Auckland central and will bring you to Matakana, a small town an hour north of Auckland.

Here you will visit the amazing Sculptureum created by Anthony Grant.

This is a magical place where creativity meets inspiration.
The word Sculptureum is a combination of “Sculpture” and “Museum”. In fact, this is what it is: an amazing collection of sculptures from all over the world, created with the purpose to enrich people and make them reflect on what makes life more interesting and enjoyable.

You will visit the 2 outdoor sculpture gardens and 6 indoor art galleries.

After the visit, we will take you to taste some of the local artisan chocolates while watching the chocolatiers create Chocolate art. You will also have a hot chocolate drink to enjoy. 

Enjoy wine tasting at two Boutique Vineyards.

If your visit is on Saturdays then you will the opportunity to visit the Matakana Village Farmer’s Market, a true heaven for the local organic produce like nowhere else in Auckland City.

After that the tour concludes by dropping you off at your accommodation in Auckland central.

Tour Highlights

  • Pick up from Auckland central
  • Snacks & water
  • Sculptureum Admission (2 outdoor sculpture gardens & 6 indoor art galleries)
  •  Professional tour guide/driver
  • Wine Tasting at two Boutique Vineyards 
  • Chocolate Tasting and Hot Chocolate Drink
  • Matakana Farmer’s Market (only on Saturdays)
  • Drop Off in Auckland central

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer complimentary pick ups and drop offs from Auckland Central Accommodation.

Matakana Village is about 1hr drive from Auckland Central, depending on the traffic.