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Wilderness Gallery

29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7575
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Great find in Hokitika

As other reviewers have mentioned, walk past some of the more central shops and seek out the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike W
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Beautiful photography

Great collection of locally taken photographs for sale. My favourite was of an early evening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
99Kris
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7575
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As other reviewers have mentioned, walk past some of the more central shops and seek out the Wilderness Gallery. Juergen, the owner and photographer genuinely is interested in talking with people and he tells the story behind his photos. Some wonderful photos and art is...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great collection of locally taken photographs for sale. My favourite was of an early evening driftwood fire taken on the beach with Mt Cook and Mt Tasman in the background perfectly highlighted.More

Thank 99Kris
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed my Photographs and your visit and rate it so highly. We are feeling very honored. I think the view towards Aoraki/ Mount Cook and Mount Tasman is one of the best you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my visit to this gallery and went back a second time on my return journey.A great place to browse and be inspired and enjoy conversation with the owner/photographer who obviously is very knowledgeable and welcoming.there are also crafts for sale by locals...More

Thank Brenda C
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Brenda for taking the time to write a review. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your visits, from the artwork to the conversations which I enjoyed just as much. Many thanks. Take care and best wishes, Juergen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly owners and amazing photos put onto canvases of all sizes for sale. Nice art and jewellery as well. Not a tourist trap. Take your time. We found several things we bought.More

Thank ghanbg
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed my photography and your visit to the Gallery. May your purchases be a great memento of your time in New Zealand. It’s been a pleasure meeting you. With all my best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't leave Hokitika without stopping at this excellent gallery. The owner is a talented photographer and his photos are stunning. He also sells many magnificent items made by local artists and the prices are very reasonable. You are getting the real genuine made in New...More

Thank Lindynw
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much Lindy for your kind review and your compliments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and rate it so highly. We are feeling very honored and encouraged in what we do. All the best, Juergen

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful wildlife based arts and crafts. Loved in particular the copper plated (real) feathers. Also wonderful pictures of local birds. Friendly owner. Worth a visit if you like animals, even if you don't plan to buy.

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Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and the wildlife theme of the Gallery. Happy you enjoyed our service too. Thank you for taking the time to review us. All the best, Juergen

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Drive two blocks past the big “tour bus” galleries for a much nicer experience and great finds. Unique fossilized shell jewelry, fantastic wildlife prints, and lots of other original items. Beautiful space, original items, well curated. We saw a display at the visitor center and...More

Thank Jon M
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jon, thank you very much for your review and your compliments. We are very pleased you came to see us after coming across our display at the visitor centre. Even better still that we were able to meet your expectations. We are committed to offer...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Absolutely stunning photos of local nature. Highly collectable, available in many sizes and free shipping overseas

Thank BirdsongHokitikaYHA
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience. All the very best.. Juergen

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This gallery looks and smells new and fresh. It also looks classy and that feeling is supported by the range of top quality pieces available for sale. Lots of gift options for overseas travellers. Worth a visit.

Thank gfsc5
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the style and look of the Gallery as well as our range of high-quality artwork. Thank you for your review. Best wishes, Juergen

Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stumbled into this gallery while moseying around Hokitika and I'm so grateful we did. What a beautiful place! The gallery is superbly curated and has so many gorgeous products, from photographs of the NZ wildlife to notecards to jewelry. Unlike so many other places...More

Thank EmilyS1965
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your warm review and your positive comments Emily. I am really glad you enjoyed your visit. One of the joys of owning Wilderness Gallery is the opportunity it presents to meet enthusiastic people such as you and your sister. Keep...More

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