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

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.



Where to Find Us

380 Driving Creek Road
Coromandel Town