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Boutique accommodation in the heart of Hokitika

Steeped in local history, this iconic listed building has been lovingly restored and converted into five beautifully style holiday apartments.

Free Hi Speed Unlimited Wifi - E-Car Charger - Tesla Charging Station - Free Parking - Bicycle Storage - Courtyard with open fire place

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LOCATION : Rimu / Woodstock

EASY 
Time: 1 hour loop walk.
Access: Carpark at the top of Rimu Hill, 4km over Kaniere Bridge.
Features: Panoramic views of the Hokitika valley, and access to displays on the gold mining heritage of the area.

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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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LOCATION : Kumara

EASY 
Time: 10 min one way
Access: Turn off SH73, 1 km east of Kumara onto a metalled road running alongside a water race
Features: Walk passes through stone-fields of old goldmining tailings & manuka forest to huge glacier-deposited boulder, too big for the early miners to move or break.

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LOCATION: Hokitika Town

EASY - Buggies/Strollers ok 
Time: 30 min for quayside and central town features, longer if you want to see the whole thing.
Access: From i-Site and Museum, or any point along the walk. 
Features: Goldrush and river-port town historic heritage sites, buildings and statues. Brochure and information panels bring history to life. Many sites included on the Town Centre Points of Interest Loop. Request a brochure showing the whole walk from the Visitor i-Site.

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LOCATION: Hokitika Town

EASY
Time:  A 10 minute ride for quayside and central town features, longer if you want to see the whole thing.
Access: From i-Site and Museum, or any point along the sign posted trail. 
Features: Goldrush and river-port town historic heritage sites, buildings and statues. Brochure and information panels bring history to life. Many sites included on the Town Centre Points of Interest Loop. Request a brochure showing the whole walk from the Visitor i-Site.

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LOCATION : Awatuna/Goldsborough

MODERATE 
Time: 1.5 hour loop
Access: Starts at Goldsborough camping area, crosses creek and climbs via German Gully Track to Scandinavian Hill Road. Turn north here and return by Goffs Track and part of the Goldsborough Track.
Features: Historic goldmining features in regrowth native forest.

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LOCATION: Ross

EASY / MODERATE
Time: 1 hour loop.
Access: Walk starts from Ross Visitor Centre.
Features: Follows Mt Greenland Rd up Jones Creek and loops back following water race. Replica miner's hut, several dam sites and tunnels. Passes through old Ross cemetery with views overlooking Ross and the Tasman Sea. Goldmining area relics to be seen on walk and at visitor centre.

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Chef Michael Norris invites you to Dine any evening of the week between 5-8pm. Simply wholesome food done well.  Full Bar, Restaurant & Courtyard Facilities offering Casual Dining either In or outdoors.  Authentic Historic Ambience of an Original Goldmining Hotel alongside the delivery of Good Old Fashioned West Coast Hospitality.  The Pioneer Hotel Staff look forward to providing you with an enjoyable visit whether it be just a cold beverage or a little bit more.   Majority of Main Meals $18-$25

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LOCATION: Mahinapua

EASY - Buggies/Strollers ok
Time: 2 hours (walk) one way. 6 km
Access: 8km south of Hokitika on SH6, or start 3km from Rimu on Rimu-Ross Rd
Features: Follows old logging tramway route through a cross section of West Coast bush history. It crosses a diverse range of landscapes including board walked wetlands, natural terrace rimu forest and regenerating native forest and pine, eucalypt and monterey cypress plantings. Detour to lakeside Picnic Point along fine rimu-forest ridge worthwhile (40 minute return trip detour to Picnic Point). Open to mountain biking as well. 

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Traditional Jade is a locally owned small family business who are of Ngai Tahu descent. We have top quality affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings and sculptures. Come and visit our friendly knowledgeable team and see one of the biggest raw jade collections in New Zealand.

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Just a 7 minute drive from Hokitika, The Historic Woodstock Hotel was established in 1870 and remains a vibrant part of the community. Today the Woodstock Hotel offers modern accommodation and great meals with its own craft brewery on site producing a varied selection of handcrafted beer and cider.

Settle yourself in our beer garden overlooking the everchanging Hokitika river with majestic views of the Mighty Southern Alps while enjoying some of Hokitika’s finest fare.

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The West Coast`s only fully restored gold miners’ hotel, offering a range of accommodation options including self-contained cottages, plus welcoming restaurant and bar. Cycle storage/drying facilities and packed lunches available.

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LOCATION : Ross

EASY 
Time: 10 min one way
Access: Walk starts from the top of St James Street near Visitor Centre.
Features: Part of the Ross Water Race Walkway. Short zig zags uphill before entering the Cemetery. Interesting headstones and great views.

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Westland Industrial Heritage Park is a working museum with a variety of displays and ongoing projects. The dedicated volunteers' passion for restoring Westland's industrial past to running condition for public display has resulted in the park becoming a vibrant and dynamic family tourist attraction.

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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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LOCATION : Awatuna/Goldsborough

MODERATE 
Time: 4 hours one way. 8 km. 
Access: Starts at Goldsborough camping area. Ends on Callaghans Road. Walk back along road or return transport required.
Features: Both ends of track feature signs of historic goldmining, including fine tunnels on Shamrock Creek. The higher portions of the track are one of the best remaining local examples of hill-country rimu and miro forest.

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LOCATION: Hokitika Town

EASY - Buggies/Strollers ok
Time: 1-2 hours
Access: From i-Site or any point along the walk. 
Features: A great way to see the town centre and learn about Hokitika's history and culture. This self-guided walk features Take-a-Seat artseats, public art displays and historical monuments and buildings. Get a town map showing the whole walk and a Heritage Trail brochure which provides information about the historical points of interest. Both available from the Visitor i-Site.

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LOCATION: Awatuna / Golsborough

EASY 
Time: 20 minute loop
Access: Signposted on Stafford-Goldsborough roadside with carpark.
Features: Track enters and exits through old goldmining tailrace tunnels and meanders through old gold workings. Passes through regenerating rimu, kamahi and tree fern forest. A great place to see glowworms at night. 

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The Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network and provides booking services for accommodation, activities, attractions, and travel as well as AA and driver licensing services.

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