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Hokitika Gorge Walk

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Whitcombe Valley Road | Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, West Coast, Hokitika, New Zealand
+64 3-756 9100
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Absolutely breathtaking!

This is a must-do, recommend doing this visit during morning hours because it gets crowded. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carita R
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Easy and nice

A must visit walk if you are in west coast, I spent not more than 1 hr, enjoying best view of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
peiyee27
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Singapore, Singapore
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“swing bridge” (201 reviews)
“blue water” (43 reviews)
“car park” (79 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Whitcombe Valley Road | Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, West Coast, Hokitika, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must-do, recommend doing this visit during morning hours because it gets crowded. The water is stunning and the suspension bridge a fun walk. Easy and rewarding trip. Bring sunscreen and mosquito repellent.

Thank Carita R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must visit walk if you are in west coast, I spent not more than 1 hr, enjoying best view of Hokitika Gorge. Amazing view even in cloudy day. Suitable for family and friends. The color of the water is slightly milky, perhaps due to...More

Thank peiyee27
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bush walk was fantastic, all the native trees and then you come to the swing bridge, which is great

Thank kandeb2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drive in the evening to hunt this gorge. It is quite far from the town but the drive is worthy to do. The gorge is gorgeous and simply amazing. The river is so blue and mesmerizing. The short walk take us at the river...More

Thank Mariana B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my sister and I did a quick walk through the gorge and it was stunning. The views were incredible, and my sister was brave enough to take a dip in the chilly water. Would recommend to anyone who will listen

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive from Hokitika to the Gorge is approximately 45 minutes, however, well worth the effort. After a short (possibly 10 minutes max) walk you will view the glacial aqua blue waters of the river. There are a couple of Swing Bridges on this walk...More

Thank kookakea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a sidetrip. Nice walk ends at a beautiful gorge with incredible aqua blue water. Lots of photo ops!

Thank Winsomebella2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive to the gorge was a little further then I thought (due to poor directions from my gps) but once there it was only a short walk to the gorge. The turquoise blue water made for some great photos!

Thank Zben89
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day we visited, it had been raining, and continued to rain while we were there. It was a lovely walk through the rainforest to get to the swing bridge. Although the water wasn't the blue green we were hoping it to be, it was...More

Thank Ozvisitor2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

blue green river and nothing like i had ever seen in my life, short walk and anyone can do it. Its free and its such a nice way to end the day we went there are 1730h, felt lucky its spring time otherwise it would...More

Thank Shelathexplorer
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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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AljazzSin
20 February 2017|
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Response from T8155AFkevinl | Reviewed this property |
I am from this locAtion and was born there. Yes the colour always like this all year. Sometimes it is not as bright when it is raining but the colour is alwAys there.
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Vicki A
7 January 2017|
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Response from Shane O | Reviewed this property |
South Island, west coast
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