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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.

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

Ride The Wilderness 2018
14 November 2020
Hokitika
Ride the Wilderness

Ride the Wilderness is a Mountain Bike Ride on the West Coast Wilderness Trail on Saturday 16 November 2019.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
bonz-n-stones-carve-your-own-experience-1024x683.jpg Bonz 'n' Stonz

A gallery and carving studio filled with handmade jade pieces. Bonz 'N' Stonz is the authentic location to purchase professionally created jade, bone, and shell jewelry. You also have the option to carve your own Jade - Bone -Shell.

From $100
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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
Accommodation
Goldsborough Campsite Goldsborough Campsite

Sheltered and secluded campsite is the site of an old gold mining town, located near Kumara.

$4 - $8
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Hokitika
See & Do
Wilderness Gallery outside.jpg Wilderness Gallery

A contemporary, fresh and inspiring Gallery right in the heart of Hokitika

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Hokitika
See & Do
Cycle Journeys.jpg Cycle Journeys

Cycle Journeys provides all aspects of support services required to cycle the Wilderness Trail and Paparoa Track.
We provide bike rental, shuttle transfers, daily luggage transfers, itinerary and trip planning and accommodation booking.

From $120
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Hokitika
See & Do
The Gold Room Hokitika The Gold Room

As found West Coast gold nuggets and flakes crafted into stunning jewellery.

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