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Hokitika Information

Hokitika lies on the State Highway 6 on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Popularly known as ‘Hoki’, Hokitikia has a population of about 4,500 which increases to over 35,000 every year at the time of the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival.

Getting to Hokitika

  • By Road – either by rental car (Greymouth and Westport typically have rental car depots), private car or by bus – services include the InterCity bus services, Atomic Shuttles, Coast to Coast Shuttle and Alpine Coach Runs.
  • By Air – Air New Zealand provides daily flights between Christchurch and Hokitika. The airport lies a short distance north-east of the town.

Facilities in Hokitika

Hokitika offers the usual services of a small township in New Zealand including:

  • Banks and ATM machines
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Post office
  • Visitors Information Centre

If you are planning a visit to Hokitika, find out more about our accommodation options.