Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, Hokitika

Categories: Geologic Formations, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.9/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Pay a visit to Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve, where the Hokitika River wends its way through a rocky canyon surrounded by lush foliage of native trees. Hit the well-defined and well-marked walking trail in the area to make your way through the gorge's bountiful nature to its several vantage points. Don't worry about equipping yourself with any special walking gear other than comfortable shoes, as the stroll is a short and non-strenuous one. Be sure to bring your camera, as the area's suspension bridge affords an attractive view over the river's bright turquoise waters. Put Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hokitika itinerary builder.
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  • After an easy walk we were able to see the amazing gorge with turquoise coloured water and if you are lucky like us, see large white fish swimming in it. The flora is pristine and rock formations love...  read more »
  • Well worth the short walk. Far from being a challenge of any sort. Lots of people. Just to walk out and take a look only took 15min. Take some insect repellent so you can sit by the water for a while ...  read more »
  • The gorge is.... well, gorgeous, and the hike makes for some great photos too. Best not to have too much skin exposed though, as there are loads of sandflies on the river bank. 
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