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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.

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

Trail Running Masterclass. Hokitika
08 May 2021
Hokitika
South Island Ultra Marathon

The South Island Ultra Marathon will be held on Saturday 8 May 2021 on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on the West Coast of the South Island.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
Lake Kaniere Cycle Trail Lake Kaniere

Lake Kaniere is one of the most beautiful lakes in New Zealand and offers opportunity for a number of water sports. There are also several picnic places, a camping area, and numerous short walks.

Free. Campsite fees apply.
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Hokitika
See & Do
Beach South of Ross Ross Walks

Enjoy walks around the town, bush, lake and historic gold ruins of Ross. Discover old gold mining relics or enjoy 360 degrees on these walks.

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Hokitika
Accommodation
Beachfront sites - Ross Beach Top10 holiday Park Ross Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Welcome to our boutique, funky, couple friendly retreat with up cycled quirky shipping containers for accommodation, we are also Pet friendly if you have your own accommodation.

$40 - $210
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Hokitika
See & Do
Hokitika Scenic Tours Hokitika Scenic Tours

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

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Hokitika
Accommodation
Bella Vista Hokitika.JPG Bella Vista Motel Hokitika

Modern 16 unit complex – studios and 1 Bedroom units.

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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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