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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Weather in Hokitika

Events

Events

Kumara Races
09 January 2021
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
Accommodation
252 Beachside 252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park

Adjacent to beach and glow worm dell. Swimming pool (in season). Free Wifi

$25 - $155
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Hokitika
Eat & Drink
Prospectors A.jpg Prospectors Fish & Chips

Good honest fresh food with a smile

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Hokitika
Transport
Air NZ - Q300 Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand operate direct flights to Hokitika from Christchurch and connections from around New Zealand.

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Hokitika
Accommodation
Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite

Large, grassy lake-front campsite beside beautiful Lake Kaniere. Take in the stunning landscape and explore the area.

$4 - $8
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Hokitika
See & Do
Mountain Biking West Coast Cycling - Jade Country

Walk or mountain bike along the western shores of Lake Kaniere through lush lakeside forest, passing many picturesque bays and numerous forest streams.

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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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