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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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Hokitika Gorge walk

Absolutely beautiful shame that it had rained heavily the night before but experience of walking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nanniebobbin
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Hastings, New Zealand
A hidden gem

Visiting the gorge was such a highlight to our trip, it is definitely worth the drive from town. A... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tanya N
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“swing bridge” (228 reviews)
“blue water” (54 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"
in 228 reviews
"blue water"
in 54 reviews
"car park"
in 96 reviews
"hokitika gorge"
in 101 reviews
"insect repellent"
in 43 reviews
"worth the detour"
in 20 reviews
"waters edge"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful water"
in 12 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 31 reviews
"long drive"
in 18 reviews
"minute drive"
in 22 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 13 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 13 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 14 reviews
"gravel road"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful spot"
in 14 reviews
"town centre"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely beautiful shame that it had rained heavily the night before but experience of walking gorge lovely.

Thank Nanniebobbin
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting the gorge was such a highlight to our trip, it is definitely worth the drive from town. A nice short walk to the bridge, then a little bit further on to get closer to the river, great photo opportunities.

Thank Tanya N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gorge. Short and easy walk. Thoroughly enjoyable despite a slight drizzle. We did experience some road works / detours in getting here but still worth visiting.

Thank blgwee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great place to walk so naturally nice easy walk clean fresh swing bridge is fab really worth a visit even in the winter

1  Thank Silverstream762
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it’s been raining heavily it may not be worth it but any other time it is everything you see in the photos. If you see a bad review it was just a bad time. Nice short walk that won’t exhaust you. Just do it!

Thank wooly64
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short easy walk to see a beautiful gorge. It’s worth walking to the end. Our children loved testing the water temperature and scouting for faeries. Truly breathtaking beauty.

Thank Abie2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some might say - "seen one, you have seen them all" - sure. I could of easily not turned and driven a 66klm return trip to see yet another Gorge but I am glad I did. The drive out thete is really quite beautiful farmland...More

1  Thank Oldcrusty1956
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very short walk, about 20-30 minutes return but very nice. A little remote. If it has been raining, visitors should know the water won’t be that turquoise color but a little more murky. Still beautiful nonetheless.

Thank Ingridgig
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous walk and view into the gorge. Beautiful waters and the view from the swing bridge is fantastic.

Thank Karyn R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth visiting if passing through Hokitika. Lovely short walk, stunning gorge and scenery.

Thank clan100
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sevzapkino65
12 May 2018|
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Response from 73Sharon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we were there in March and it was beautiful
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AucklandTikey
29 January 2018|
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Response from 377tristanc | Reviewed this property |
Nope, you can’t swim here.
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Cheng C
6 May 2017|
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Response from Leong W | Reviewed this property |
No. A lot of natural places are free in NZ. However, they do have donation box at the entrance. Certain place are really worth to donate to them.
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