What you can expect
Book a guided walking tour or enjoy a self-guided walk through regenerating bush and inside the fenced pest-free
Learn about the logging and gold mining history of the Driving Creek property and Barry Brickell’s mission to re-create a
Find out about our resident birds and wētā, and view the endangered geckos within the sanctuary enclosures.
Learn about the significant pest-control and habitat restoration work undertaken to provide a safe-haven for native species.
View the stunning nine-metre-tall terracotta kauri tree created by Barry Brickell himself and wander amongst the other sculptures set within the replanted sanctuary enclave.