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Hokitika Gorge, Westland

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Overview

Just a short drive from Hokitika township, the water in this sheer sided ravine is so blue, you

Address: Whitecombe Valley Rd, Kokatahi, West Coast, New Zealand Fox Glacier & West Coast

Description

Hokitika Gorge, Westland Just a short drive from Hokitika township, the water in this sheer sided ravine is so blue, you’ll think you’re seeing things. Take the 33km drive from Hokitika, and you’re entering one of the country’s most beautiful spots. Brave the swing bridge, and there’s a choice of short forest works to further explore this scenic site. You’ll also get some great snaps of the grand granite gorge and its turquoise depths from the viewing platform here.

Locations

Drive east from Hokitika to the intersection at Kokatahi. Turn right and then follow the road signs.
Whitecombe Valley Rd, Kokatahi.

Follow the walking track from the carpark for 4 min through podocarp/hardwood forest to the viewing platform. This part of the track is accessible for wheelchairs.

Photo Gallery

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