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.

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
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
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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See & Do
Precision Helicopters 2019.jpg Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

$400 +
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See & Do
Arahura Greenstone Tours Arahura Greenstone Tours

This unique and 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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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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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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