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Lava gallery

61C Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8875
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Cruise Ship stop

Beautiful gifts, lovely kind welcoming woman in the shop! Great to be a kiwi exploring Akaroa... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Best art shop ever

Beautiful stuff lots made by local in NZ. Some are pricy but worth it cause hand made. Nice to go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tong Z
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“nz artists” (2 reviews)
“gifts” (4 reviews)
“browse” (2 reviews)
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61C Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8875
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gifts, lovely kind welcoming woman in the shop! Great to be a kiwi exploring Akaroa amongst people from all over the world off the Celebrity Solstice! Shop was clean, roomy and beautifully presented. Definitely check it out.

Thank Okeregirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful stuff lots made by local in NZ. Some are pricy but worth it cause hand made. Nice to go in have a look. There are lots of thing I want to buy.

Thank Tong Z
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Could easily parted with more money than I did!! The shop was packed and there was a nice selection of gifts.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A wonderful selection of NZ kiwiana and more, much more, nice clean and easy to see, a place that you need to make the time and have a look, well worth it

Thank jandbatkins
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I loved all of the little bits and peices in the Lava Gallery! I would of loved to of taken so much more home. You will find something for everyone here. Great prices too. You don't feel like you are being ripped off. Staff very...More

Thank Sonya W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We sent quite a long time admiring items in the gallery. The originality of many was really impressive. If we lived in a larger apartment - or a house - I'd have bought one or two things, but we have no space left!

1  Thank nocatnow
Reviewed 20 March 2017

There are a lot of places selling average souvenirs. This isn't one of them. Amongst many other things, it sells tasteful pau shell products.

Thank WayneCanberra
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This wee shop right on the waterfront has plenty of choices of gifts to choose from at all price points. Well displayed and presented with friendly staff.

1  Thank PennyPie
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Very interesting artwork and jewellery. Could have spent much more money than we did!! We will be back. Thank you.

1  Thank robertmansfield
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Visited early on a rainy morning and enjoyed a quiet browse. Well curated collection of quirky art pieces that would brighten your home, great mementos of a visit to NZ. We bought a picture made with small polished stones from the beach, and a Glenn...More

1  Thank wendywelding
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