Pricing and Conditions

Adult $90.00
(14 year(s) and under)
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Children under 5 are free of charge. 5yrs - 14 yrs $35.00 please ask about our family discount when making your booking.

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Please wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing. If unsure please discuss with our friendly staff when making your booking.

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Please discuss at time of booking.


Hikoi Waewae Cultural and Heritage Experience Arahura River. Meet our local Maori guide at the Arahura River bridge on Kumara Junction Highway to begin your experience. Karakia (Maori blessing ), Mihi whakatau (introduction).See, handle and learn the names of the different v Hikoi arieties of pounamu (NZ jade, greenstone). Guided walk on the sacred Arahura River. History of pounamu. Rules and legalities explained around finding pounamu. The Legend of Poutini and Waitaiki. Hear and learn Maori waiata. The Maori world view. Karakia whakamutunga (blessing to finish).

Opening times

Business hours:
9am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday
Months of operation:
All months of the year


Start of Old West Coast Road, Hokitika, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
15 minutes drive to Hokitika Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
15 minutes to Hokitika Kiwi Centre bus terminal.
decisions Proximity to town:
15 minutes drive to Hokitika.

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