Upper South Island and the West Coast Sights

Quayside Heritage Area

  • Gibson Quay Map It
  • Hokitika
  • Neighborhood/Street

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

During the height of the gold rushes in the 1860s, Hokitika was New Zealand's busiest port, and had more than 100 hotels. Pick up a Hokitika Heritage Walk brochure from the i-SITE Visitor Centre and explore this rich heritage, along with more recent colonial history. Start with a walk along the Quayside Heritage Area at the southern end of Tancred and Revell Streets, and walk along to Sunset Point Lookout. See the old Custom House and river mouth; on a clear day you'll see Mt. Cook across the sea.

Sight Information

Address:

Gibson Quay, Hokitika, West Coast, 7810, New Zealand

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Website: www.hokitika.org

Published 10/27/2015

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