Plan your trip around Hauraki Coromandel along State Highways 25 & 2. Please note some local roads and DOC sites are closed. Find out more

Driving Creek Railway Conservation Park

Driving Creek Conservation Park strives to continue Barry Brickell’s ecological vision and legacy of seamless transitions between art, engineering and conservation.


Book a guided walking tour or enjoy a self-guided walk through regenerating bush and inside the fenced pest-free
wildlife sanctuary.

Learn about the logging and gold mining history of the Driving Creek property and Barry Brickell’s mission to re-create a native forest.

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.



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Physical Address

380 Driving Creek Road
Coromandel Town

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