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Address: 81 Pigeon Rock Road, Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, 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 for things to do or see. Alan's Gallery appeared on the list and being a nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RyanPreem
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 the hill, and offers amazing views. We were greeted at the door by the man... More 

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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.

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Thank Charmaine T
Cromwell, New Zealand
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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.

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Thank thebungalowbandb
Mooloolaba, Australia
2 reviews
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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.

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Thank Kim M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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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.

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Thank John B
Landsborough, Australia
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Reviewed 23 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 art . A visit not to be missed . And there are some lovely cards... More 

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Thank Heather D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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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 .

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Thank RE5CUE
Cromwell, New Zealand
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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 inside and outside the gallery.

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Thank Central41
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 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 fabulous. Well worth a visit. Don't let the driveway put you off.

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Alan Waters imagination with art runs wild with ideas that you don't see in other places. Thats because he is uniquely different in his approach to his work, which definitely makes it well worth a visit. Think you've seen art before? Maybe, Alan will amaze you!!

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