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

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
Towns, Places & Info centres
Hokitika i-Site Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

We provide information and booking services for Hokitika and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings.

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Hokitika
See & Do
People looking out over Hokitika Gorge Hokitika Gorge

The Hokitika Gorge is 33kms from Hokitika. The vivid turquoise water surrounded by lush native bush is well worth a visit.

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Hokitika
Junction Cafe and Honey Centre Junction Cafe and Honey Centre freedom camper site

Parking for self-contained vehicles to say in overnight.

FREE
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Hokitika
See & Do
West Coast Scenic Waterways Hokitika Mahinapua Hokitika region walks

The Hokitika, Kumara and Ross area is packed with stunning walks that range from easy to moderate. Take in the Southern alps as you explore by foot.

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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
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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