One of the largest towns in the Westland district, Hokitika offers travellers an exclusive blend of real South Island adventure tourism, sightseeing, natural splendor and above all; peace & quiet.
Outdoor activities include; river cruises, kayaking, scenic flights, rafting, canoeing, promenades along the pristine beaches and native bushwalks.
The Annual Hokitika Wildfoods Festival (hosted in March) is also worth a visit.
Hokitika is home to some of the finest museums & theatres and the best cafés, restaurants and hotels on the West Coast of New Zealand.
Mainstay Hotels in Hokitika, West Coast
Our unique location on the shores of the Tasman Sea and in the centre of Hokitika puts beachcombing and shopping artisan galleries at your doorstep. We have a wide range of accommodation to suit your needs. Our luxury Ocean View rooms are located on the beachfront and
our comfortable Driftwood rooms back onto a main street of town. Both offer easy access to the beach and town centre. On site restaurant, cafe, bar, function rooms and guest observation lounge. Convenient to Punakaiki Pancake Rocks, Franz Josef Glacier, Shantytown and Monteiths Brewery.