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Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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West Coast wilderness trail

After recent rain and flooding we visited the information centre in Hokitika to find out about the... read more

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This is a very nice building, close to everything inclduing the Kiwi Buildng. I couldn't see the... read more

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Call in to the Hokitika i-SITE and the friendly staff can help with bookings for accommodation,activities and transport all over New Zealand and with no booking fees. Free Maps and Brochures. Open Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm Sat - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm...more
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36 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I know Southland and Otago well. and the Grey District part of WC as have rellys there, but was quite unsure about anywhere south of Kumara Junction on the WC especially at wintertime, so it is really great to have somewhere in Hokitika where you...More

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HOKISITE, Public Relations Manager at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review from us. I'm glad we could help you gather some information on Fiordland and the West Coast. We have a passion for our beautiful country and love to help the locals experience it.

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Reviewed today

After recent rain and flooding we visited the information centre in Hokitika to find out about the condition of the wilderness cycle trail. They gave us good information and we had to change the order of which we completed our ride, with out this information...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice building, close to everything inclduing the Kiwi Buildng. I couldn't see the Post office and they happily took my letter.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in, you’re welcomed with a smile. I saw a T-shirt that said “whitebait” and had a recipe on it. I then asked a lovely woman at the front counter who recommended a restaurant where we could eat it. I went...More

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HokitikaI, Customer Service at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mishka01 Thanks for your review, Glad to hear we could help you with your questions and I hope you enjoyed your Whitebait

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Probably the best service I ever get in travelling around NZ so far. Firstly when I arrived the staff lady happily and cheerfully told me about what attractions available in the locality of Hokitika town, one of them was to see the biggest gold nugget...More

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HokitikaI, Customer Service at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Santo T We try and be cheerful as well as helpful !! and the Gold nugget sure is a sight to see We like to hold onto lost property for as long as we can so people can retrace their steps back to us,...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were very helpful. Free wifi with good speed. Nice gift section and some DOC maps and info as well.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here to get driving instructions for the Gorge. The people in there were exceptionally helpful and were full of other suggestions to occupy my time in the area on an exceptionally wet day. In addition there are souvenirs to purchase - at much...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I went to the Hokitika i -site last Thursday to purchase my ticket for the annual Wildfoods Festival.The staff member Shona who served me was quite polite and friendly.I was very pleased to get an early bird twenty dollar ticket.Gate sales for the Festival are...More

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Hokitika I, Manager at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi Andrew, many thanks for your lovely review - we're always happy to welcome locals through the door! Kind wishes Maire

Reviewed 17 February 2018

Lots of info and brochures, and they can also book for you, and give advice about walks, and a free map of town and around

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Hokitika I, Manager at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi there, really glad that you had a good experience, we're always happy to help! Kind wishes, Maire

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Hokitika is a very small place but there are quite a few things to do and the staff here have a handle on all of it. I even biought a tee shirt as there was a good selection.

Thank Steve W
Hokitika I, Customer Service Rep at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Steve W Thanks for your feedback, glad you enjoyed our cool little town and found things to do!!

Reviewed 24 January 2018

This visitors centre has lots of information brochures about what to do in the area - it also has the high tides and sun set times for the week - which is great if you want to time watching a stunning West Coast sunset. The...More

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Hokitika I, Customer Service Rep at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Barb L Glad we could be of help , sunset timing is very important if you want to get that iconic picture of the Hokitika sign

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