Hokitika Gorge Hokitika Gorge

Hokitika, cool little town

The Cool Little Town of Hokitika is where you will find locally inspired artisans and jade carving.

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Hokitika - cool little town

Hokitika is a cool little town that's easily walkable and has the West Coast's only full service beachside town centre.

There is plenty to do with a large artisan community, interesting history and mountains, the river, two lakes and the beach nearby.

Highlights in Hokitika

  • The famous Hokitika driftwood sign.
  • Glass blowing studio.
  • Jade carving studios.
  • Carniege Building.
  • The West Coast Wilderness Trail.
  • Lake Mahinapua.
  • Hokitika Gorge.

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Events

Events

Kumara Races
11 January 2020
Hokitika
Kumara Races

A Fantastic old-fashioned country horse race meeting. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets boasts a real gold nugget as the prize.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.

$16 to $77
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Hokitika
See & Do
Glory Days Urban Pedals 2.jpg Glory Days Urban Pedals

Glory Days - Urban Pedals is a new bike hire business located in Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand.

$20 - $80
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See & Do
Hokitika Museum Hokitika Museum

The Hokitika Museum is a regional museum located in the heart of Westland and housed in the historic Carnegie Building. The Museum is currently closed for seismic strengthening, and we expect to be re-opened in late 2020 early 2021.

Entry is FREE
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Hokitika
See & Do
People looking out over Hokitika Gorge Hokitika Gorge

The Hokitika Gorge is 33kms from Hokitika. The vivid turquoise water surrounded by lush native bush is well worth a visit.

Free
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Accommodation
Pioneer Hotel 2019 Pioneer Hotel

If you want to experience old fashioned West Coast hospitality, you can't go past the Pioneer Hotel.

$65 - $120
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Hokitika
See & Do
Eco Rafting Adventures Glacier Rafting

High quality heli-rafting tours. Something for everyone from scenic floats to extreme grade 5. Also offering adventure fishing, overnight expeditions & customised trips.

$135 - $1250
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