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Hokitika Gorge Walk

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Whitcombe Valley Road | Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-756 9100
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Lovely views

Great walk and scenery. Recommend a visit here. Walk not difficult. Swing bridge great. Track a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angk1812
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Timaru, New Zealand
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Hokitika Gorge..ous

Place is not in city centre, about 30 mins or so drive but well worth the driving to go to this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tulang_B
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“swing bridge” (225 reviews)
“blue water” (55 reviews)
“car park” (96 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Whitcombe Valley Road | Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, West Coast, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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+64 3-756 9100
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"swing bridge"
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"blue water"
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"car park"
in 96 reviews
"hokitika gorge"
in 102 reviews
"insect repellent"
in 43 reviews
"worth the detour"
in 21 reviews
"waters edge"
in 19 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 30 reviews
"beautiful water"
in 11 reviews
"long drive"
in 19 reviews
"minute drive"
in 22 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 13 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 13 reviews
"well worth the trip"
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"beautiful spot"
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"gravel road"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk and scenery. Recommend a visit here. Walk not difficult. Swing bridge great. Track a great surface which is well maintained

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place is not in city centre, about 30 mins or so drive but well worth the driving to go to this place. Nice walk, beautiful scenery at the gorge with local birds in the area. Make time to go if you are in the area

Thank Tulang_B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short drive from town, then a short and comfortable walk on a very well kept track and you'll find this beautiful gem of a spot. Strongly suggest having insect repellent in your bag as the sandflies were out in force. Very much recommended this...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the Gorge is a little out of the way, it is well worth a visit. We were even there on a rainy day and the colour of the water still amazed us. I don't think you can be disappointed with Hokitika Gorge. Its only...More

Thank MarkKristie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have no words to describe how spectacularly majestic this place was for us to visit.... you’ll have to go there and see for yourself

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately recent rain meant that the water was not as blue as it can be. Very pleasant walk though. There were even some very hardy young people swimming,Brrrr!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice activiting not far from Hokitika. It is a bit farther than you might think -- not exactly 15-20 minutes, as we were told. But, it is worth it. A lovely path and terrific views. The water is turquoise or bluish. The...More

1  Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was about a 25 minute drive from the town of Hokitika but definitely well worth it. There are three places that gave an excellent view of the turquoise water and the rainforest you walk through is stunning.

2  Thank Daisey_lovers
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is beyond beautiful, the colour of the water is incredible!! Definitely worth the half hour drive out of Hokitika.

2  Thank Meagan H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must do walk and a easy one. Plenty of parking too. Beautiful blue water and amazing hanging bridge. We were surprised by very friendly fantails.

2  Thank Saluka T
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TinaSueWP
7 June 2018|
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Response from HoneyBadgerBex | Reviewed this property |
I visited in May and didn't need any insect repellent at all (I wore a long sleeved top and trousers). I'm usually very prone to getting insect bites but didn't get a single one :)
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sevzapkino65
12 May 2018|
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Response from social2015 | Reviewed this property |
It's the snowy time of the year but doesn't get snow at the Gorge.
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AucklandTikey
29 January 2018|
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Response from Hokijack | Reviewed this property |
Of course you can swim there!...its only a river and a lot of people swim there,kayak,keyboard etc It's a little cold being glacier fed but that's what attracts the brave haha.
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