YHA Hokitika's impressive communal facilities are well-organised and neatly presented. You are guaranteed relaxation at this family friendly two storey house with stunning ocean views and unique native bird-themed artwork throughout. YHA Hokitika is warm, comfortable, quiet and charming.
There are extra touches that make this hostel accommodation feel like home – including a pet dog, Sid, and two outdoor baths beneath the stars. Access to the beach is a 2 minute walk from the hostel. Native birds such as tui, bellbird, weka and fantail are frequent visitors to the garden.
Hokitika is the Jade Capital of New Zealand and brims with arts, crafts and natural West Coast beauty. YHA Hokitika’s hosts are happy to share their local knowledge and suggestions on local activities including walking tracks, New Zealand’s only Treetop Walkway, the stunning Hokitika Gorge, views of Mount Cook and the Southern Alps, lakes, bushwalks, fishing and kayaking.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Relaxing
  • Sightseeing

Green rating



It'd be great if the hostel can provide free wifi connection, even if with a limit of 100 mb per day.


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Tue 24 Feb 2015