Hokitika Beach, Hokitika

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Stroll along the unspoiled sands of Hokitika Beach and look for interesting driftwood washed ashore while admiring views of New Zealand's tallest mountain, Mount Cook. Driftwood plays an important role on the beach, where every January artists flock to take part in a driftwood and sand beach sculpture festival. Participants create art from anything they find on the beach, and these pieces usually remain viewable up to two weeks afterwards until the sea claims them again. Also search the sand for pounamu, the country's version of jade, and look for native wildlife like sunbathing seals. Put Hokitika Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hokitika trip website .
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  • We went to Hokitika to ride the bike trail. (Which was an awesome ride. ). Went to the beach while waiting for dinner and loved the mix of stones, rocks and wood. Totally chill place - a bit hippie li...  more »
  • We were here just before the cyclone came and it was getting windy. Wonderful sunset and beach front with the Hokitika sign. Quite wild when windy but brilliant.Would recommend a visit.  more »
  • It’s a typical West Coast beach. Rough but engaging. Congrats to the council and community for the huge clean up after the Cyclones  more »
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