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Wilderness Gallery

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29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7575
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Fabulous Find

What a great gallery! I am so glad we took the detour into the town and found parking right in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
terrybike2
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Sacramento, California
The Most Beautiful Art Pieces

Juergen Schacke is such an extremely talented photographer and the gallery is such a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
nzfoodlover
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Auckland
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At the Wilderness Gallery award winning wildlife and landscape photographer Juergen Schacke's stunning photography is complemented by a variety of unique handcrafted giftware by handpicked New Zealand artists - jewellery, woodware, pottery, sculptures, bronze, stone all 100% New Zealand made. Artwork can be packed and shipped worldwide. Lately the Gallery has introduced new artwork from some of New Zealand finest artists: Marc Zuckerman MZ design contemporary woodware, Chris Weaver pottery, Jay Lloyd bronze artist, Mark Dimock wood carver /sculpturer. Aden Hoglund and Peter Bishop- jade carvers.
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“the owner” (46 reviews)
“local artists” (12 reviews)
“new zealand” (48 reviews)
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29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 7575
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great gallery! I am so glad we took the detour into the town and found parking right in front of this gallery! It was serendipity to find and talk with Juergen Schacke. His photography is beautiful, and the other art presented is wonderful,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Juergen Schacke is such an extremely talented photographer and the gallery is such a beautiful place to linger and browse. So many incredible bird photos as well as other subject matter, stunning wooden pieces and also greenstone jewellery. There is no pressure to purchase and...More

Thank nzfoodlover
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jurgen and Monika made our day in Hokitika. We were looking for some special unique presents to bring back to France and the Wilderness Gallery was the place where we found lots of gorgeous artwork, ranging from Jurgen's photography but also some copper covered Kina,...More

Thank manubourguignon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wilderness Gallery is well worth a visit. The owner is quite personable, and his photos are amazing. The shop had a nice variety of high-quality art, jewelry, and crafts. You really should make an effort to stop by.

Thank 48NYSV
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

If you are interested in NZ-made products for gifts then don't pass through Hokitika without stopping here. We saw items here that we saw nowhere else in NZ. My wife pointed to one rack which displayed items for sale and asked if the rack was...More

Thank pinkedsel
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The gallery has amazing local art. The owner Juergen was so knowledgeable about everything and he is a great photographer. I had a wonderful time chatting with him for quite awhile. Definitely recommend buying art there.

Thank Kathi F
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

It was a real pleasure to meet and chat with Juergen. His photos are inspirational and motivational, refreshing to see the coast the way he has captured it, and now I have two of them :) I’ve been here before but the recent addition of...More

Thank taureauglobal
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

There is not much I can add that hasn't been said already but honestly, it's worth stopping in Hokitika to visit this gallery even if you aren't staying in town and are just passing through. Juergen has captured the NZ wildlife and beauty of the...More

Thank MRuhter
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Whether it is a landscape shot or an animal, Juergen's pictures are great and you should definitely stop by.

Thank juergen_4691
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We went to Hokitika on the recommendation of friends and to find some authentic jade products after travelling for many weeks in New Zealand. We heard this was the place. After wandering in and out of shops for more than an hour, we landed on...More

Thank TravellerMJM
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Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Awww, so nice of you MJM. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. I have certainly enjoyed your visit and our conversations. In fact it made my day :) Was good fun seeing you again later on at the beach. It really...More

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