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Wilderness Gallery

29 Tancred Street | West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7575
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A must see shop/gallery!

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

Reviewed 2 days ago
Birdsongbackpackers
Great range

This gallery looks and smells new and fresh. It also looks classy and that feeling is supported by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
gfsc5
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Perth, Australia
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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 award-winning pottery, Jay Lloyd bronze artist, Mark Dimock wood carver /sculpturer. Aden Hoglund - jade carver.
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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 2 days ago

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

Thank Birdsongbackpackers
Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a top favorite of mine to visit when in Hokitika! Juergen is an immensely talented photographer (not to mention very friendly and modest!) I love his exquisite glimpses of the West Coast, he seems to have an impeccable eye for detail and composition. It's...More

Thank Natpro1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are lots of galleries in NZ, but this one has things you do not see everywhere else. Love what owner Juergen Schacke has done to create something special. It deserves it's high ranking on Trip Advisor.

Thank onerosenz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome range of artwork and crafts for every budget, especially bird photography. Work from some very talented artists. Great place to buy gifts from the region and beyond.

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Juergen & wife are a very enjoyable & accomadating pair. We purchased a Georgous Canvas that will bring many yrs of happiness. He is Extrordinary in his photography & their gallery is filled with stunning artwork. Not to be missed.

Thank ShirllyGirl8
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We decided to devote the day to seeking out local artists and craftsperson and started at the Wilderness Gallery. Jeurgen and wife welcomed us into their comfortable downtown shop on a cool Spring morning and told us about their decision to leave Germany and relocate...More

Thank Krink68
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Fantastic photography on canvas. Great for gifts for tourists or locals. Gifts for family overseas to remind them of what they are missing.

Thank 66suet66
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I was here in October/November 2016 and somehow forgot to review this gem of a place. The owner/photographer and his wife are delightful hosts in their store-making all feel welcome. The photos are suburb. I bought several small photos which bring much joy in remembering...More

Thank Nancy K
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