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

Driftwood & Sand: girl, flags, seat, sign
22 January 2020
Hokitika
Driftwood and Sand, Beach Sculpture Festival

Held in January each year at Hokitika beach, participants are invited to express themselves using beach-finds.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
Hokitika Scenic Tours Hokitika Scenic Tours

Hokitika Scenic Tours offer specialised informative, sightseeing day tours and transport to any destination you wish to visit on the West Coast.

$45 - $450
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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
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
Glory Days Urban Pedals 2.jpg Glory Days Urban Pedals

Glory Days - Urban Pedals is a new bike hire business located in Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand.

$20 - $80
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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
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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