Westcoast Treetop Walk & Cafe, Hokitika

3.4
#3 of 10 in Parks in Hokitika
See the ancient rimu forest near Hokitika from Westcoast Treetop Walk & Cafe, offering visitors plenty of chances for panoramic photographs and thrilling heights. This popular tourist attraction features a 450 m (1,500 ft) long elevated walkway, passing close to the crowns of mature rimu trees and sitting high above smaller tree ferns. Your heart may beat a little faster as you walk out on the gently swaying cantilever that extends into the lush forest canopy. A viewing tower offers additional views of the Southern Alps from a height of 40 m (131 ft) above ground. The cafe includes an alfresco dining area that serves up light breakfasts and hearty lunches. If traveling with young ones, note that the fully enclosed walkway is safe for children and stroller-accessible. Put Westcoast Treetop Walk & Cafe into our Hokitika trip itinerary site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hokitika.
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  • Great to have a new prospective of NZ bush. Highly recommend as a must do. We enjoyed watching the bird life and cicadas. Staff where great and it amazed us how the prices of everything were realistic...  more »
  • Left Hokitika, travelling to Franz Josef, so this was a perfect stop off. Staff very friendly, cafe really lovely, lots of playthings to keep children occupied. The canopy walk is very peaceful and fa...  more »
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  • Great facility for a pleasant family activity. Perhaps a little pricey for the length of time you would expect to spend there but definitely worthwhile if you are in the area. Absolutely brilliant views of the lovely bush, lake and mountains. Nice cafe too.
  • The food was delicious! They had a small area for kids to play in which was perfect for our toddlers. I expected the food to be on the pricier side but was a bit sticker shocked by the entry price for the tree top walk which was $32 NZD per adult. It was a pretty walk and had information stations throughout it which was nice, but I don’t know that it’s entirely worth the price.
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