Guidebooks

One night is not enough time to enjoy Hokitika. Stay at least two nights and really make the most of our town.
Looking for somewhere interesting to stay on the West Coast of the South Island, NZ? Check out these options of definitely NOT BORING accommodation options.
Trying to plan your trip around the South Island of NZ and wondering what are the "must dos" ? This is a quick guide to help you out and show why you have to include the West Coast in your itinerary.
Why buy a piece of greenstone ((pounamu) off the shelf when you can have the experience of creating your own special treasure.
Top tips of where to stay and what to see on the West Coast of New Zealand if you are travelling in a campervan.
A guide to the best day trips to do when staying in Hokitika. These are are doable in a day when using Hokitika as your base.
A guide to some of the best walks in and around Hokitika.
Where and how to see glow worms in Hokitika, New Zealand.
Useful information about the cottage and the area.
Hokitika has a broad range of eateries to suit all tastes and budgets. From 5 star restaurants to takeaways to eat on the beach, there is something for everyone here.
We want you to feel welcome and have a great stay with us on our farm. These guides will tell you everything you need to know.
What events are coming up over the coming holiday season.
The drive from Hokitika to Christchurch on SH73 via Arthurs Pass is incredible on it's own. But, there are a lot of cool things to see and do as well as just admire the scenery from the car.
A guide to some ideas for rainy days in Hokitika.
What you need to know about driving around the South Island, NZ. Top tips and what to watch out for!
A guide to upcoming shows, events and activities in Hokitika
A guide to my favourite places to shop for gifts and souvenirs in Hokitika
A guide to what you can expect when you book a stay with us at our farmstay in Hokitika.