Destination guide

Travel to friendly Hokitika

The beaches, wildlife and glaciers are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Hokitika. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its aquarium and camping. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Seasonal weather in Hokitika

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hokitika

Hokitika is famous for its beautiful ocean views, breathtaking sunsets and wildlife. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hokitika. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Kaniere (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Westcoast Treetop Walk (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hokitika Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Lake Brunner (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)

Transportation to and around Hokitika

Fly into Hokitika (HKK), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Hokitika?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 28 holiday lettings near Hokitika. From 16 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hokitika is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hokitika?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hokitika. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sunset Point: 32 holiday lettings
  • Glowworm Dell: 34 holiday lettings
  • Westcoast Treetop Walk & Cafe: 32 holiday lettings
  • Hokitika Lighthouse: 34 holiday lettings
  • Westcoast Treetop Walk: 28 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hokitika listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hokitika?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Hokitika. Our other popular types of Hokitika holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Hokitika?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 24 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Hokitika. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.