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.

Highlights in Hokitika

  • The famous Hokitika driftwood sign.
  • Glass blowing studio.
  • Jade carving studios.
  • Carniege Building.
  • The West Coast Wilderness Trail.
  • Lake Mahinapua.
  • Hokitika Gorge.

Getting to Hokitika

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Weather in Hokitika


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Events

Events

Kumara Races
11 January 2020
Hokitika
Kumara Races

A Fantastic old-fashioned country horse race meeting. The main race, the Kumara Gold Nuggets boasts a real gold nugget as the prize.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
Accommodation
Lake Mahinapua Campsite Lake Mahinapua Campsite

A popular overnight and day stop. Enjoy water sports in the lake.

$6.50 - $13 per night.
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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
Eat & Drink
Stations Inn Stations Inn Boutique Accommmodation & Restaurant

Stations Inn - boutique restaurant, bar and accommodation is located in the heart of Hokitika's historic gold rush area.

$170 - $250
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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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Hokitika
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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Hokitika
See & Do
West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.

$16 to $77
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