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Hokitika Glass Studio

9 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7775
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Stunning display of unique products

I spent around an hour in the shop, the level of work is unbelievably perfect. Sadly, as I was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fi111_13
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Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice selection - shipping available

An interesting, unique store to spend some time while in Hokitika A recent cyclone had disrupted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travlbug
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N Carolina USA
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A wonderful opportunity to watch the glassblowers create amazing glass art pieces - all whilst you perusing the studio.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“molten glass” (3 reviews)
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9 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-755 7775
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Fi111_13
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HokitikaGlass, Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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 weeks ago

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 March 5, 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 January 21, 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 December 29, 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.

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

Thank you for your wonderfull feed back.

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Reviewed December 21, 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 January 2, 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed our studio

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Reviewed November 10, 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

Thank Pierre664
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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

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

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Reviewed August 27, 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

Thank 88snowdragon
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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

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

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Wonderful work with many colors ! A joy to the eyes . It was a pity that I could not see them working .

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

Thanks for your responce. Hope you return to watch our glass blowers sometime.

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

Being able to watch the glassblowers at work means you can appreciate the talent and skill they have. Such a calming process to watch too. The results speak for themselves! The work is well designed and beautifully created. We spent much more time in Hokitika...More

Thank M1andM2
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HokitikaGlass, Front Office Manager at Hokitika Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Thanks for your review.Our glass blowers take a lot of pride in there work

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leejieqi04
December 8, 2016|
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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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