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

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07 May 2020
Hokitika
Big Bike Film Night

The Big Bike Film Night will be in Hokitika on 7 May 2020.

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See, do & stay

Hokitika
See & Do
Hokitika Museum Hokitika Museum

The Hokitika Museum is a regional museum located in the heart of Westland and housed in the historic Carnegie Building. The Museum is currently closed for seismic strengthening, and we expect to be re-opened in late 2020 early 2021.

Entry is FREE
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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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See & Do
Eco Rafting Adventures Glacier Rafting

High quality heli-rafting tours. Something for everyone from scenic floats to extreme grade 5. Also offering adventure fishing, overnight expeditions & customised trips.

$135 - $1250
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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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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
Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite

Large, grassy lake-front campsite beside beautiful Lake Kaniere. Take in the stunning landscape and explore the area.

$4 - $8
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