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Wildfoods Festival

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Festival Date: 12th March 2011

wildfoods-festival-300.jpgThe iconic Hokitika Wildfoods Festival is World famous for it's extreme culinary experience.

The Wildfoods Festival is a delicious experience that celebrates New Zealand's indigenous food and lets the festival goer get a 'wild' experience that they will never forget.

All this in the beauty of the Wild West Coast with its rugged coastline and bush - this has to be the festival to go to, to round off the Summer months.

At Wildfoods HQ the crew are deep in the planning stages for the 2011 festival. It's sure to be the event to be at - so mark the 12th March 2011 on your calendar.

Check out the Wildfoods website

Food stalls

The Wildfoods Festival have a huge selection of wild and exotic treats to test your taste buds. From local to imported delicacies including Weka, Sea Kelp, Scorpions, Brawn, Goat ice Cream, Goat Milk Shakes, Goat Cheese, Venison Chilli, Sea Cucumber and even Horse Semen Shots!
Plenty more food at all stalls for the less adventurous.


Tickets are $36.50 adults, $6.50 children (17 and younger).
To book, visit the Wildfoods Festival website
Where: Wild Food Festival, Hokitika
Date: 12th March 2011
From: 10am

Where to stay

Why not take a Backpacker campervan to the festival. After a long day of drinking and eating the amazing delicacies on offer, feel at eaze knowing your Backpacker campervan is waiting close by. We offer top quality 2, 4 and 6 berth campervans/motorhomes.

Or maybe take a Backpacker hire car to the festival to get you to and around Hokitika and a couple of your local accommodation options below.

252 Beachside Motels & Holiday Park
A Qualmark rated 4 star Holiday Park, motels, motor homes and cabins can all enjoy the peaceful surroundings adjacent to the beach and glow worm dell.
Price range:$25.00 - $65.00
Address: 252 Revell Street, Hokitika, West Coast.

The Shining Star
Beachfront accommodation overlooking the Tasman Sea. Supreme quality log style accommodation in park-like setting. The ideal base for exploring the West Coast of New Zealand.
Price range:$36.00 - $169.00
Address: 16 Richards Drive, Hokitika, West Coast.

Next Blog

Stay tuned for our next BLOG where we’ll be taking a sneak peak into 'The New Zealand Beer Festival'.

Over & out!
The Mighty crew

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