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4 Things To Do In Hokitika

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  May 13, 2018

Hokitika is located on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Although it’s one of the wettest regions in New Zealand, its oceanic climate is pleasantly temperate and conditions are always pretty perfect for visitors wanting to enjoy a variety of the most popular activities and attractions during dream New Zealand holidays.

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The National Kiwi Centre

In the heart of Hokitika is a centre that is home to some of New Zealand’s most famous residents. The nocturnal house replicates the Kiwi’s natural environment and allows visitors to view these charismatic creatures from a unique perspective. Also, catch a glimpse of New Zealand’s oldest living dinosaur and feed the resident eels!

Wander The Hokitika Gorge Walk On Your New Zealand Holidays

Soak in some seriously impressive views and dip your toes into quite possibly the clearest water you’re ever going to see. Just an FYI, you’re going to want to douse yourself in insect repellent before you go but it’s worth it and we’ll remind you when we’re there!

Admire Stunning Works Of Art In The Wilderness Gallery

The Wilderness Gallery is an ideal way to spend a portion of your day. The gallery owner’s passion for New Zealand art is so pure you’re certain to leave feeling inspired. Also, the souvenir shop is an A+ place to treat yourself to a memento of your time in Hokitika.

Pause To People Watch In Hokitika Town

Hokitika is home to a buzzing pub and café scene, so you won’t struggle to find somewhere to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat. The locals are super friendly and full of recommendations. You’re sure to  make some new pals in this artsy old gold mining wonderland.

Get into the New Zealand vibe - People watch from cool cafes and bars

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