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 features

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)
How to get there

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, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 28 vacation rentals near Hokitika. From 16 house rentals to 2 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hokitika for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Hokitika?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hokitika. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hokitika Beach: 32 vacation rentals
  • Westcoast Treetop Walk: 28 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Point: 32 vacation rentals
  • Hokitika Museum: 32 vacation rentals
  • Hokitika Lighthouse: 34 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Hokitika?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 16 Houses in Hokitika. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hokitika include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Hokitika?

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