West Coast Scenic Waterways
Relax to the birdsong tranquillity as you take in the scenery; the mirror finished lake amid ancient Rimu and Kamahi trees with the snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Eco Adventure Boat Cruise, Hokitika
Come and see the beauty of the West Coasts Lake Mahinapua, just south of Hokitika, as you cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer.
Enjoy the birdsong tranquility as you take in the scenery; the mirror finished lake amid ancient Rimu and Kamahi trees with the snow-capped mountains in the distance. Capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route south of Hokitika used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers.
Experience majestic views of Mt.Cook and the Southern Alps and outstanding West Coast flora, fauna and native rain forests.
Freedom Kayak Adventure
Hire a Kayak for a self guided adventure. Or local historian and comic character Gavin Hopper can accompany you to add to your experience.
Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
Enjoy the fresh air and mountain views while you stay with us at the Kotuku, Wetlands Retreat or Cyclists Escape cottages. A full Bed and Breakfast experience.
Located just 4 kilometres south of Hokitika on State Highway 6, heading towards the glaciers, where the Mahinapua Creek joins the West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail though our property.
Things to Know
Boat Cruise Info
We encourage you to arrange with us a time that suits your group. Or the daily Sunset Cruise at 6:00PM might suit you.
Suitability & Numbers
Minimum 4 people, Suitable for all ages.
Things to bring:
Sun screen and hat
Grab a take-out dinner or a bottle of wine to bring with you!
Kayak Hire Info
Children under 18 must be accompanied by a confident adult. Children under 13 must share a tandum (two person) kayak with an adult.
As this is a self-guided trip on moving water, it is a requirement that you have some experience kayaking and are able to swim.
We have single person ride-on kayaks as well as tandem two person kayaks available. Hiring options range from 4 hours to 8 hours.
Single person ride-on Kayak
Dry bag for personal belongings
Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Info
Cottages are all $190 per night for one to two guests. Some cottages can have additional people stay and there is a $45 charge per additional person.
8 am to 8 pm
Months of operation
All months of the year
Head 4 kms South of Hokitika, turn left onto Ruatapu road