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Stroll along the unspoiled sands of Hokitika Beach and look for interesting driftwood washed ashore while admiring views of New Zealand's tallest mountain, Mount Cook. Driftwood plays an important role on the beach, where every January artists flock to take part in a driftwood and sand beach sculpture festival. Participants create art from anything they find on the beach, and these pieces usually remain viewable up to two weeks afterwards until the sea claims them again. Also search the sand for pounamu, the country's version of jade, and look for native wildlife like sunbathing seals. Put Hokitika Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hokitika trip website .
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Short walk behind our Airbnb. There was lots of driftwood around. We had fun just strolling and waiting for the sun to go down. The lighting was amazing. If you enjoy taking pictures, it is a good pla... more »
계절이 계절인지라 해수욕을 하러간거는 아니지만 해변이 굉장히 거친 느낌이었습니다. 사진에 보이는 이 조형물을 보러 갔습니다. more »The beach was very rough, although it was not a good place to go for a swim. I went to see this sculpture in the photo.
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