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Wilderness Gallery

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A great compendium of artists

Local artists with works on consignment...from textiles to jewelry and all kinds of 2-D and 3-D art... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia R
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Michigan, USA
Meet Hokitika Very Own Jurgen Klinsmann!

A delightful morning spent at the Wilderness Gallery in Hokitika with the owner Jurgen, originally... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
riknrol
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Franz Josef, 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...more
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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 weeks ago

we drove by on our road trip, spend some time to explore this gallery but we considered everything overpriced.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So lovely to chat with Juergen Schacke, the owner/photograher in store. The selection of his art and that of other local artists is well worth a viewing.

Thank RjNimmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local artists with works on consignment...from textiles to jewelry and all kinds of 2-D and 3-D art works.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A delightful morning spent at the Wilderness Gallery in Hokitika with the owner Jurgen, originally from Germany and with an incredible likeness to the German football legend and namesake Klinsmann! Jurgen’s gallery is equally awesome and his photography captures the essence of New Zealand. We...More

Thank riknrol
Reviewed 1 June 2018

High quality craft in a beautiful gallery with friendly staff. If you luv fine craft don't miss it when in NZ. We found lots of wonderful NZ treasures to take home to friends and family. Thank you Juergen!

Thank kppottery
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words and your compliments about our Gallery. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and the treasures you bought for your friends and family. Take care and our best wishes, Juergen

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Nice photo gallery with other arts and crafts. If you are planning on buying a souvenir head to this place.

Thank ManulaW1
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your visit and the range of artwork. Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to review us. All the best, Juergen

Reviewed 18 May 2018

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

Thank terrybike2
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you very much for your compliments. I am glad too, the detour led you to us, as it’s been a pleasure meeting you. Keep enjoying your artworks including the memories attached. With all my best wishes, Juergen

Reviewed 17 May 2018

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

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Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for your compliments about my photography and our selection of art, gifts and jewellery. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Thanks for taking the time to review us and I am looking forward to seeing you again. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

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

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Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you Emmanuel and Marie-Hortense for your very kind words. My memories of meeting you that afternoon are very much alive – it was very special indeed. Appreciate the time we had to share and talk … and change the world. It sure was amazing....More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

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
Juergen S, Owner at Wilderness Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks a lot, we are very pleased you enjoyed our selection of New Zealand art. We take great care in selecting and your kind words are a great encouragement to continue this way. All the best, Juergen

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