Just over an hours drive north takes you to Punakaiki and the Pancake Rocks further on will take you to Wesport and the Seal Colony at Cape Foulwind.
20 minutes north of Hokitika is the fabulous Shantytown a must do while on the West Coast the experience takes you back to the Gold Rush days here.
Need to just chill out and relax 1 minute from our 252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park is a beautiful West Coast beach a photographers paradise and in the winter sunrise is at a comfortable 7.20am.
Spend a day exploring inland to the beautiful Dorothy Falls which are just past Lake Kaniere and a round trip will take you to the Hokitika Gorge and the Rimu Lookout.
2 hours south of Hokitika is Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier if you don't feel like the drive take a flight from Hokitika Airport on a fixed wing plane.
Bonz n Stonz offers a Hokitika visitor an experience to treasure for a lifetime spend the day carving your own piece of Greenstone our gifted carvers will show you how its done.
Strolling through the township of Hokitika you will be astounded at the wide range of Art and Craft being created by our local Artists, Jade Carving, Copper work the Hokitika Glass studio allows tourists to stand and watch the men at work.
Inland from Hokitika are various walking and cycling tracks a cycleway from Greymouth to Ross will be up and running by 2013 but part of these tracks can be used now.
5 minutes drive south from the town clock is the Hokitika Golf course. This is a true links course adjacent to the beach and has the most fabulous views of Mount Cook.
By November 2012 a Treetop walk will be up and running at Lake Mahinapua this will take you through beautiful native flora and fauna out to the lake and back again to the Rimu road.
Hokitika boasts some of the West coasts best restaurants - outdoor dining in summer and warm winter days makes for a fabulous culinary experience.
So stay Hokitika at 252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park. We have family accommodation, group accommodation, studio units, standard cabins, holiday park accommodation including campervan power sites. 4 stand alone cottages have full cooking facilities as do our two bedroom family and group accommodation units.
Our garden setting is Pet Friendly paradise for well behaved dogs. In summer we have a inground swimming pool on site and all year round a private hot spa pool for our guests. Wireless Internet and Skype is also available. We have a Dump station for our Campervan guests also Laundry facilities. Self-contained and
Serviced accommodation 1 minute from the beach 3 minutes from the glow worm dell and a 3 minute drive to the shops and restuarants of Hokitika. Affordable accommodation here at 252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park Hokitika.