KOAST offers visitors a wonderful artistic experience. Visiting the exhibitors in their studios can really give a unique and interesting perspective on a place and add greatly to its attraction.Visiting the artist’s studios and galleries helps support artists in their chosen profession. Visitors to their studios enables artists to grow their customer base, and to sell their artwork directly to art lovers and other interested parties. Each artist has something very special to offer a visitor.So, do join us in the North – take a leisurely drive through the beauty of Kerikeri, the Bay of Islands, Hokianga and Doubtless Bay and discover our artists in their creative environments. You could couple this experience with a Weekend Getaway, and a visit to one of the many boutique restaurants, cafes or wineries in the area.