Vacation rentals in Hokitika

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Popular amenities for Hokitika vacation rentals

Stay near Hokitika's top sights

Glow Worm Dell23 locals recommend
Fat Pipi Pizza48 locals recommend
Stumpers37 locals recommend
New World Hokitika34 locals recommend
Stella Cafe21 locals recommend
Beachfront Hotel Hokitika4 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Hokitika

  • Total rentals

    90 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $20 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    12K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    50 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    30 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    30 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Hokitika?

    Hokitika has a temperate oceanic climate. Summers (December to February) are generally warm with temperatures ranging from 17°C to 22°C (63°F to 72°F). Winters (June to August) are comparatively cooler with temperatures around 5°C to 12°C (41°F to 54°F). Rainfall is quite evenly distributed throughout the year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Hokitika?

    In Hokitika, you can explore the Hokitika Gorge, walk the stunning Hokitika Beach, visit the National Kiwi Centre, or admire the handcrafted pieces at Hokitika Craft Gallery. The town is also renowned for pounamu (greenstone) carvings, so a visit to a jade studio is often recommended.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Hokitika?

    The most popular time to visit Hokitika is during summer, from December to February. The town hosts the annual Hokitika Wildfoods Festival in March, which draws food enthusiasts from all around the world.

  • What are the best places to stay in Hokitika?

    Popular areas to stay in Hokitika include the central town area, which is conveniently located near shops and cafes, and the beachfront, where you can enjoy beautiful sea views. For a more tranquil experience, the areas surrounding the Hokitika River are also appealing.

  • What are the best places to visit in Hokitika?

    Popular places to visit in Hokitika include the stunning Hokitika Gorge, with its turquoise waters, the National Kiwi Centre for local wildlife, and the Hokitika Museum for local history. Don't miss the Glow Worm Dell, a forest filled with glowing insects, just outside of town.

  • What are some hiking trails in Hokitika?

    There are numerous hiking trails around Hokitika. The Hokitika Gorge Walkway provides stunning views of the gorge and turquoise waters. The Lake Kaniere Walkway and the Mananui Tramline walk through lush forest are also worth exploring.

  • What are some family activities to do in Hokitika?

    Families in Hokitika can enjoy a visit to the National Kiwi Centre, where they can see kiwis and other local wildlife. The Hokitika Beach and Sunset Point offer beautiful spots for a family picnic. For a unique experience, a night visit to the Glow Worm Dell is a fun family activity.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Hokitika?

    For day trips from Hokitika, consider exploring the scenic Lake Kaniere, or driving to the Franz Josef Glacier, just 133 km (82 miles) away. Another option is Punakaiki, home to the fascinating Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, which are 85 km (52 miles) north of Hokitika.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in Hokitika?

    Experience the best of Hokitika with our house rentals, starting at about $30 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • What are the most popular amenities for House Rentals in Hokitika?

    Enhance your stay in our House Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 20 homes with air conditioning, over 40 homes with wireless internet, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

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