Hokitika Beach

Hokitika Beach: Address, Hokitika Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Hokitika Beach
4.5
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79
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Ken S
Christchurch, New Zealand258 contributions
Jan 2022
The Beach is right on your doorstep and worth a visit. The weather was fantatsic while we were there so managed to go for a few walks and captured an amazing sunset.
Written 7 January 2022
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zhuhai2007
Christchurch, New Zealand48,157 contributions
Nov 2021
Not a place for swimming but a great beach to walk on & enjoy the sound of the sea and for beach-combing.
Written 13 November 2021
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Meander87999
6 contributions
Oct 2021
Not a beach for swimming. A beach for breathing in the fresh sea air, hearing the crash of the wild sea on the iron sand and skimming perfectly round stones into the receding wave with your 12 year old son all the while watching seals heads pop up to give you a look over while they chase the fish along the shore line. Magic!
Written 16 October 2021
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MilmineM
Auckland, New Zealand482 contributions
Apr 2021 • Family
Such a great beach, and of course the iconic Hokitika sign. Love the Wild West coast and all the sculptures people have been making with all the drift wood.
Written 29 April 2021
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Michael S
Invercargill, New Zealand17 contributions
Mar 2021
Walk along the beach. Great driftwood artwork. Be there for sunset! Got the best photos at this time.
Written 4 April 2021
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Barefoot Kiwi
10 contributions
Mar 2021
Very cool with all the driftwood sculptures.
Be careful of the waves though when you're kneeling down taking photos - a wave surge soaked me quite nicely.
Written 22 March 2021
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Fforde
Manchester, UK434 contributions
Mar 2021
A lovely place to walk, hunt for green stone, see sculptures made of drift wood. Grab some food and have a picnic.
Written 20 March 2021
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TheBandasaks
Christchurch, New Zealand151 contributions
Jan 2021 • Family
We brought a picnic and wandered along the beach. The kids had a quick dip (quite rough waves - not really suitable for swimming when we were there). We made sandcastles and collected sparkling stones.
Written 19 March 2021
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Neil S
Arrowtown, New Zealand67 contributions
Feb 2021 • Couples
The Hokitika Beach Sculpture event had finished a couple of weeks ago but many of the eclectic sculptures remain on the beach. Neat thing to visit if the timing works.
Written 16 February 2021
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Barb Ellena
12 contributions
Feb 2021 • Couples
Kilometres of beach in both directions just metres from the city. Driftwood art abounds. Lots of driftwood and rocks to fossick.
Written 14 February 2021
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