History & heritage

Hikoi WaeWae Guided Walks

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Hīkoi Waewae offer authentic cultural or heritage guided walks in Hokitika.

Price

$90 - $210

Hours

Monday to Sunday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.

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Experience Te Tai Poutini (the West Coast) with a family business that provides unique and authentic cultural experiences.

Tour types

Hikoi Arahura Tour (90 minute tour)

The tour begins at the southern end of Arahura Bridge with a traditional Māori greeting and prayer.

During the guided walk you will learn the history of the land where Hīkoi Waewae is located, followed by a visit to the sacred Arahura.

Price: $90

Pounamu Hikoi (five hour tour)

The Pounamu Hikoi begins at Hokitika River with a traditional Māori welcome and an ancient prayer.

Learn about the unique history of the land, then travel by van up the sacred Arahura River, the birthplace of Pounamu (greenstone).

Price: $210

  • Pick up for both tours is at the Hokitika i-SITE.
  • Closed 25-26 December, 1 January, 30 January, 6 February, Easter Good Friday, 25 April.

Directions

Hokitika i-SITE, 36 Weld Street, Hokitika, West Coast, 7810

Pick up for the tours is at the Hokitika i-SITE (36 Weld Street, Hokitika).

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