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Meet New Zealand’s finest pounamu artists and see them at work transforming jade into art. Learn about the machinery involved in the carving process and explore the Maori influences behind our carved designs. Take a journey into the history of jade from around the world and get up close to the stone that has been treasured by different cultures for thousands of years. Learn how jade is formed and about the variations in colour.
Our Hokitika Jade Discovery Tour is free and runs 9.30am & 2.30pm daily; no bookings are required and all ages are welcome.
Mountain Jade is home to the largest collection of jade art and jewellery in New Zealand. Come and explore our exclusive range of greenstone.
Mountain Jade Hokitika, 41 Weld Street, Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand.
- Business hours:
- 8am - 8.30pm Nov - Feb; March, April October 8am - 6pm; May - September 8.30am - 5pm
- Months of operation:
- All months of the year
Facilities and Features
- Proximity to town:
- In central Hokitika