Hokitika Glass Studio

This family owned glassblowing business operates 7 days a week, creating some of the worlds finest glassware. The glassblowers workshop is open all day so visitors are able to watch each piece being transformed into a piece of art.

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Hokitika Glass Studio: The family business established in 1974 by Barry, Judy and sons Gene and Anthony Wilson.

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This is the largest glassblowing studio in New Zealand and offers a wonderful opportunity to watch the glassblowers while you peruse the studio of some of the the finest glassware. Gene Wilson concentrates on the large hand blown items and Anthony creates a superb range of glass animals e.g. yellow eyed penguins, angelfish, whales and dolphins.

The studio is open 7 days a week and is an absolute 'must see' whilst visiting the beautiful West Coast.


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Physical address

Hokitika Glass Studio, 9 Weld Street, Hokitika, West Coast, 7810, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 5pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1km from the Hokitika Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Located 200m from Intercity bus terminal
Proximity to town:
Located in central business district

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