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Hokitika - Cool Little Town

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

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Hokitika has a friendly, comfortable place for you to stay and many are in stunning locations. Hokitika is a great base for your wider West Coast holiday.

It's easy to walk around, so you can easily experience the vibrant art, culture and heritage of Hokitika firsthand.

Nature is at your doorstep with mountains, rivers and beach surrounding the town.

Hokitika has great bars, cafes and restaurants in town with local delicacies and good coffee on offer.

Many artists have their workshops in town and there are numerous ways to relive the old days.

Getting to Hokitika

  • It's only 3 hours driving from Christchurch via Arthur's Pass.
  • It's only 4 hours drive south from Nelson via State Highway 6.
  • Daily 35 minute flights are operated by Air New Zealand between Christchurch and Hokitika.

From Hokitika you can make day trips to Punakaiki or the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

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Hokitika, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
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