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Hokitika Glass Studio

9 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7775
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Wow. Just wow.

The kids and adults alike were awestruck by the glass blowers. What a magical thing for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelMum84
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Brisbane
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Spent some money

Beautiful work and a good variety of pieces-colour and price wise. If you’re into glass work you... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Tom H
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A wonderful opportunity to watch the glassblowers create amazing glass art pieces - all whilst you perusing the studio.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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9 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 7775
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids and adults alike were awestruck by the glass blowers. What a magical thing for the children to watch. Allow Some time. Our children are 7, 9 and 11. Be aware the store is full of glass ware. So obviously kids need to be...More

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HokitikaGlass, General Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review. We take a lot of pride of producing quality hand made glassware in our family business.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful work and a good variety of pieces-colour and price wise. If you’re into glass work you will more than likely find something of interest. Item package well for transport.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I spent around an hour in the shop, the level of work is unbelievably perfect. Sadly, as I was still travelling, I couldn't purchase, everything was "shouting at me" "buy me": the depiction of New Zealand's symbols; ferns, kiwi, etc have been produced beautifully, with...More

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HokitikaGlass, Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate great feed back as we try hard to deliver our quality product.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

An interesting, unique store to spend some time while in Hokitika A recent cyclone had disrupted power and machinery, so we were unable to view any workers in action. However, the varied and unique nature of the offerings provided evidence of the quality of the...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We walked in off the street (it's handy to the centre of town) to look at the displays of cleverness these people had been producing. These guys are the masters, I called in for a 5 minute look and ended up staying ages! The place...More

Thank Kerry C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Wandered in as I had received a piece as a gift. Fascinating to watch the transformation of raw materials into attractive pieces of glass...of course I added to my glass collection😀

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Its worth calling in here to watching the glass being heated and shaped, the guys that do this are such experts its mesmeric watching them produce these beautiful items. The kids were fascinated, thank you.

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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderfull feed back.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great Shop, beautiful products and you can watch them being made! Great variety and service! One not to be missed.

Thank Bela B
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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed our studio

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I fell over this attraction by accident. What a lovely surprise viewing some of the fine workmanship of so many glass products. There is also a demonstration on craftsmen at work which was very illuminating. We were sold and arranged for our...More

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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for your reveiw on our studio. We try very hard to impress.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a fascinating experience - watching professional glass-blowers creating these beautiful products. It is extremely difficult to walk out without having purchased a favoured product. There are items there that defy logic with their beauty and form. This is a must-do if visiting or...More

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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thanks for your excellent report on our studio. We try hard too please.

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Response from fly_kiwi_fly | Reviewed this property |
free to enter but a place for a donation if you a watching the guys work to show appreciation is available
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