About Hokitika

Historic Hokitika is a place to appreciate the fascinating history of the West Coast. Hear about the ship wrecks, gold miners and pounamu hunters.

Founded on gold mining in 1864, it was a centre of the West Coast Gold Rush. By late 1866, it was one of New Zealand's most populous centres.

Things to do in Hokitika

Things to do
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Underworld Adventures

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‘Underworld Rafting’ & ‘The GlowWorm Cave Tours’ are adventures in one of NZ’s largest Natural Wilderness Cave Systems amidst spectacular Stalactite & Stalagmite creations & galaxies of GlowWorms that are unequaled on our planet.

Price - from $25 to $350

Explore West Coast

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Explore West Coast offers visitors to the region guided and self drive tours, discounted local activities and accommodation options.

Price - from $60 to $285

Shantytown Heritage Park

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Shantytown provides a real sense of what it was like to live in New Zealand by allowing visitors to participate in and observe our country as it was.

Price - from $16.50 to $79

West Coast Scenic Waterways

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Relax to the birdsong tranquillity as you take in the scenery; the mirror finished lake amid ancient Rimu and Kamahi trees with the snow-capped mountains in the distance.

Price - from $50

Hokitika Treetop Walks & Café

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An exhilarating treetop adventure among temperate rainforest giants. Experience life with the birds, high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy.

Price - from $16

Multi-Day Adventures on the West Coast

SCENIC & ADVENURE

2 Days - Private Guided Tour

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 1 Night Accommodation

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$404

$739

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

EXPERIENCE & DISCOVERY

3 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation

  • 2 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$612

$1018

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

FUN & TRANQUILITY

4 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation Greymouth

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Punakaiki

  • 3 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$744

$1232

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

Historic Hokitika is a place to appreciate the fascinating history of the West Coast. Hear about the ship wrecks, gold miners and pounamu hunters.

Hokitika

Find us on

511 State Highway 6,

Coal Creek, Greymouth

0800 669 372

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