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Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

36 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 6166
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Best service

Probably the best service I ever get in travelling around NZ so far. Firstly when I arrived the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
Very helpful

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edward R
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Palm Cove
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  • Average8%
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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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+64 3-755 6166
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank andrewknight7
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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

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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

Thank happysheepChina
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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

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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
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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!!

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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

Thank Barb L
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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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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I had booked accommodation in a "luxury caravan" but there was no sign and no indication of it. Stropped in i-SITE and immediately people knew the owners, called, and overcame my concerns. The caravan is, indeed, luxury and weathered the fierce storm in mid-November 2017...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 Natsfan2015 Thanks for your review. We are lucky to live in a town where we know most accommodation providers, even the small ones. Glad we relieved your concerns and you enjoyed your time..even in the storm!

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I have to admire the staff that work here at the information sites in New Zealand - Sunday morning 10.00 and already full of world wide tourists asking questions and seeking advice in many variants of the English language - patience and politeness seems to...More

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Hokitika I, Customer Service Representative at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi GDay1044, Thanks for your review, Yes we are open every day except Christmas Day, and you can always find a wide variety of people from different nationalities asking a range of questions from everyday directions to quirky and outrageous requests. We always try our...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Good place lots of information available, also sells gifts and some locally made,., They give out all what is taking place sych as feeding times of the eels at the kiwi centreMore

Thank Mark D
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Hokitika I, I Site Staff at Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for the feedback Mark. The eels in the local aquarium are huge and its well worth a visit to see feed and even pat them they are that friendly. We pride ourselves in making the visit to our beautiful town as pleasant as possible...More

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