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Hokitika Activities

Activities in Hokitika, New Zealand are varied and fun. There are plenty of things to do in Hokitika if you enjoy the great outdoors and a more relaxed pace.  

Browse the listings below to see some of the activities in Hokitika. 


Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Centre

Holidays are all about new experiences, relaxation and having fun. Take the advice from the local experts at the i-SITE and you are guaranteed the best deal, because we’ve done NZ from top to toe. Open 7 days.

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(03) 755 6166
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West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe

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

Easy access for all to enjoy along a steel platform 20 metres high and over 450 metres long.

Gently sway in harmony with the forest on the Mahinapua Springboard. View the exquisite Lake Mahinapua through the richly diverse forest foliage.

Thrill seekers will feel their heart pump and the adrenalin rush as they climb to the top of the Tower 47 metres above the forest floor.

Be inspired by a sensational vista of the majestic snow-capped Southern Alps, Lake Mahinapua and the Tasman sea.

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03 755 5052
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0508 8733 8677
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Mountain Jade - Weld Street

FREE INTERACTIVE GUIDED TOURS DAILY - Learn about the history, formation & manufacture of jade. Mountain Jade has one of NZ's largest selection of quality & affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings & sculptures for you to choose from. A "Must Do" West Coast experience. 

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(03) 755 8007
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Hokitika Museum Services and Research Centre

Hokitika Museum at the Carnegie Building was closed in September 2016 due to concerns about the seismic strength of the building. We are located at 47 Revell St and provide museum and research services. Check our website and Facebook for updates, and other information including links to Westland’s wonderful stories and photographs.

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(03) 755 6898
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Carnegie Building

Built in 1908, the historic Carnegie building currently houses a number of the district’s museum exhibits and treasures. Located in the heart of Hokitika, the building is easily accessible to visitors and entry is free. Come and explore our region’s colourful history!

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(03) 755 8497
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West Coast Scenic Waterways

Stay with us at 'Scenic Waterways Retreat,' only 4kms south of Hokitika, where you can cycle a spectacular section of the Wilderness Trail, freedom kayak, or relax on an 'Early Riser' or 'Sunset Cruise'....all from your doorstep! Embrace our wetlands, rainforest, and majestic views of Aoraki/ Mt.Cook!

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(03) 429 2322
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027 430 1777
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Wilderness Rafting Adventures

Whitewater rafting tours from easy to extreme, half, full and multi day expeditions. Helicopter, drive in or hike in options available.  Heli-raft the Whataroa river, the Grand Canyon of NZ or chose from over 15 other rivers across the coast. All equipment provided, fully catered trips.

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03 755 4254
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0508 669 675
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Hokitika Pool

Hokitika Swimming Pool – SWIM! TRAIN! PLAY! Facilities for all ages including swim school, spa pool and fun inflatables for the kids. Training lanes and daily fitness classes available. Open 6am to 8pm (mon to fri) and 9am to 6pm (weekends). Get Into it!

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(03) 755 8119
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The National Kiwi Centre

Guaranteed viewing of kiwi in their nocturnal house and New Zealand's living dinosaur, the tuatara. Discover West Coast creatures like whitebait, crayfish and many more. Participate in our giant eel feedings at 10am, 12 noon & 3pm, the Kiwi are feed after the eels. Catch & release a freshwater crayfish in our indoor lake area! Open 7 days, 9am to 5pm in summer & 9.30am to 4.30pm in winter.

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(03) 755 5251
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Wilderness Wings

Scenic flights to glaciers and Aoraki/Mt Cook.

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0800 755 8118
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Hokitika Regent Theatre

Beautiful refurbished Art Deco Theatre and Cafe. See all the latest movies on the Big Screen with latest digital projection technology and surround sound. Check hokitikaregent.com for movie session times, live shows, other events and online bookings.

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(03) 755 8101
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