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Sculpture park

Prepare to be enchanted as you explore our dynamic exhibition of meticulously crafted sculptures, ranging from small masterpieces to grand-scale creations. Each sculpture finds its place within the breathtaking natural environment, surrounded by native bush,  wildlife, and tranquil pond adorned with vibrant water lilies.

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The Sculptures 

At Iron Ridge Quarry, you'll find an impressive collection of sculptures in a wide range of sizes, crafted in diverse mediums like Bronze, Steel, Corten Steel, Pounamu, and Sandstone. These remarkable creations are the works of Raymond Herber and other both established and emerging contemporary New Zealand artists.

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With the freedom of a self-guided tour, you'll meander along the winding path that gracefully traverses the property, allowing you to savor every moment at your own pace.

Discover hidden treasures at every turn, engage with art that harmonizes with nature, and let your imagination soar amidst this captivating sanctuary.

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Interactive art

Raymond Herber possesses a mischievous flair that shines through in certain aspects of his artwork, crafting interactive pieces that captivate individuals of all ages.

Make a day of it

The sculpture park is nestled within an ancient limestone quarry, providing a magnificent glimpse into the past and expansive vistas of the Dean Mountain range. The park's surroundings create a perfect haven for relaxation, allowing visitors to savor the picturesque scenery and immerse themselves in the captivating sculptures. Discover hidden gems throughout the grounds, where picnic tables are thoughtfully arranged, inviting you to indulge in a private retreat.

For those seeking solace indoors, comfortable seating awaits, accompanied by a welcoming fireplace during the cooler months.

Picnic Basket

Plan your visit

The Sculpture Trail offers a self-guided adventure, allowing visitors to explore the exhibition at their own pace while traversing the entire property. However, it's important to be mindful of your speed, as rushing through may cause you to miss out on some noteworthy features.

Open times

Open 5 days
Wednesday to Sunday 10am-5

We are closed over winter from the 3rd of June to the 31st of August.

Entry fee


Child (under 16 years) 



Includes complimentary tea and coffee

No advance ticket booking is necessary for the Sculpture Trail. You can conveniently purchase your tickets upon arrival at Iron Ridge Quarry.

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