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Getting To Hokitika

Get to Hokitika by air, train, car or coach - there are many transport options. It's not as hard or as far as you think. 

  • Driving to Hokitika - only a 3.5 hour drive from Christchurch and within easy driving distance of Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier and Punakaiki's Pancake Rocks.
  • Flying to Hokitika - two flights a day are available from Christchurch on AirNZ.
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey - The TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Christchurch, with a bus connection at Greymouth for the last leg to Hokitika, has been named as one of the 6 top train rides in the world. It is an experience in itself.

More Information on Getting to Hokitika

Browse the listings below to learn more about transport options in Hokitika.

Wilderness Trail Shuttle

Shuttle service for West Coast Wilderness Trail. 

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Email Phone
021 263 3299
Show Numbers

Budget Car and Truck Rental

PH: 03 768 4343

Rental car provider located at Hokitika Airport

Mark Davidson House of Travel

PH: 03 755 8134

Travel agent services. 

Pegasus Car Rentals

PH: 03 768 4002

Car rental agency.

Avis Car Rental

PH: 03 768 0902

Car rental at Hokitika airport.

Andersons Helicopters Ltd

PH: 03 755 6606

Helicopter Services.

Hertz Rental Car

PH: 03 768 0196

Rental cars at Hokitika airport.

Tour and Charter Services Ltd

PH: 03 755 8851

Transport services. 

Hokitika Aero Club

PH: 021 135 9309

Flying instruction and facilities for visiting pilots. 

Precision Helicopters Ltd

PH: 0800 246 359

Helicopter services

Hokitika Airport

PH: (03) 755 8123 (Air New Zealand)

Regional airport with flights to Christchurch. 

Wilderness Wings

PH: 0800 755 8118

Scenic flights to glaciers and Aoraki/Mt Cook.

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