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.

Hokitika
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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.

Things to do in Hokitika

  • The famous Hokitika driftwood sign.
  • Glass blowing studio.
  • Jade carving studios.
  • Carniege Building.
  • The West Coast Wilderness Trail.
  • Lake Mahinapua.
  • Visit the glow worm dell at night.
  • Hokitika Gorge.

Getting to Hokitika

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Events

Events

2019 Coast to Coast
07 February 2020
Hokitika
Coast to Coast

The Coast to Coast is an iconic multisport event based in the South Island of New Zealand. Participants cycle, run and kayak their way across the South Island to Sumner Beach in Christchurch.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
Hokitika Scenic Tours Hokitika Scenic Tours

Hokitika Scenic Tours offer specialised informative, sightseeing day tours and transport to any destination you wish to visit on the West Coast.

$45 - $450
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Accommodation
Hokitika Shining Star Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation

Supreme quality accommodation in Hokitika, right by the beach, overlooking the Tasman Sea.

$30 - $175
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Accommodation
Paramata-Lodge.JPG Paramata Lodge

Luxury accommodation in a spectacular natural landscape. 30 minutes south of Hokitika between some of the best-known West Coast attractions.

$320 to $450
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Towns, Places & Info centres
Hokitika Township Hokitika - Cool Little Town

Welcome to Hokitika, cool little town. Hokitika is the only beachside, full-service town centre on the West Coast

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Hokitika
See & Do
National Kiwi Centre 2019 The National Kiwi Centre

An open window facility gives you the feeling of being really close to this unique bird.

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Hokitika
See & Do
Arahura Greenstone Tours Arahura Greenstone Tours

This fabulous uniquely original tour will lead you on a journey of discovery along the Arahura River - known as one of the richest sources of Pounamu (Greenstone) in New Zealand.

$189 - $355
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