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Highly recommended

Although location is a little off the beaten track and the access road is somewhat of a challenge... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Very cool gallery with a personal touch

Our family (daughters 5 & 8) were in Bannockburn for coffees & fluffies and I visited TripAdvisor... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Dunedin, New Zealand
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18 Oct 2017
“Highly recommended ”
25 Apr 2017
“Very cool gallery with a personal touch”
81 Pigeon Rock Road, Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 4723
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Although location is a little off the beaten track and the access road is somewhat of a challenge, do not be put off, the rewards are well worth it. Alan is a very talented artist and his ability to bring imagination into his artwork gives...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our family (daughters 5 & 8) were in Bannockburn for coffees & fluffies and I visited TripAdvisor for things to do or see. Alan's Gallery appeared on the list and being a nice day we drove there for a look. The gallery is up on...More

Thank RyanPreem
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Visit the gallery, get blown away by the view and be enthralled by the talent on show. We loved our experience up high over Cromwell and the art is superb.

Thank Charmaine T
Reviewed 1 February 2017

What a clever man!! This is an outstanding experience, so much to see & Alan is such an interesting man to talk to. Definitely a must if you are visiting Cromwell.

Thank thebungalowbandb
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Alan is an accomplished, talented watercolourist. He and interior designer wife, Chris, have designed and built an idyllic space to live and create. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The drive up to the house is VERY steep but it's well worth the effort. What an amazing man Alan is. His quirky mind produces the most fascinating art. I've visited several times and always been received as if I was a friend.

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Loved the wild ride up the hill in our RV. Fantastic views, the friendliest most imaginative and helpful artist you could ever hope to meet . Wonderful display of art work in a wide range of forms. Great sense of humour in person and in...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This would be the best experience anyone can have especially if they want to see a fantastic mind in action coupled with a fantastic sense of humour .

Thank RE5CUE
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I was amazed at the great variety of artistic styles and influences in the gallery, high up on the windy, dusty road. But oh, so worth the journey. I loved the clever wit, depicted in many of the paintings and enjoyed the stunning views both...More

Thank Central41
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

A private gallery in Alan Waters home situated on a ridge with a spectacular view showcases his wonderful art work. The well written stories behind the paintings evoke the imagination to a place that my accountant's brain doesn't normally go. The paintings themselves are truly...More

Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
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