West Coast, South Island, NZ

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West Coast Rail Trail

S11: Kaniere Village to Hokitika 5 kms

About this Ride

This page shows all of the trail's different sections for easy reference. To see these sector as part of trips then please view the half-day, day and multi-day rides tabs.

Allow 2 hours.

Features: Tourist Town, Kaniere Tramline, Farms, Fishing Spots, Dairy Factory, Gold Mining, Jade Carving, Goldroom, Glass blowing, Crafts, Cafes, Historic Cinema.

Following the Hokitika River, this sector gets you into Hokitika, the Jade capital of New Zealand. Give yourself plenty of time to have a look at all the wonderful galleries that you will find here.

We recommend a short walking tour with David Verrall or Brian Ward, they are story teller extraordinaires in the guise of New Zealand's Longest Serving Prime Minister, Richard Seddon and Dr Ebenezer Teichelmann, a long time GP and Doctor Superintendent in Hokitika, see Hokitika activities for more details.

Click Here to see a printable/saveable map of the sector, or click Trip Route to see a google maps version.

8 Whall St, Greymouth, West Coast, South Island, NZ