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Suggested Itineraries

Not sure how to organise your time in Hokitika? No problem. Here are some ready made itineraries for you. 

A day in Hokitika

If you are short on time, you can easily enjoy it around Hokitika's town centre. Be aware, lots of people say they wished they had spent more time here.

2 days in Hokitika

Now you can experience a little more.

  • Watch the sunset at Sunset Point.
  • See the glowworms at the north end of town - it's magical.
  • Head out to the Hokitika Gorge before heading on your way. The water is really that colour!  

3 days in Hokitika

3 days allows you to really start exploring the surrounding area.

4 or more days in Hokitika

Now you can use Hokitika as your base to explore the wider West Coast area. 

  • Do a day trip to Franz Josef Glacier, Punakaiki's Pancake Rocks or Arthur's Pass.
  • Do a tramp into the surrounding mountains - either a good long day trip or multi-day. 
  • Hit the rivers for kayaking, rafting or fishing.
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