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511 State Highway 6,

Coal Creek, Greymouth

0800 669 372

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West Coast Scenic Waterways

Located in Hokitika

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

 

Departure Times

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:

  • Windproof jacket

  • Warm clothing

  • Camera

  • Sun screen and hat

Grab a take-out dinner or a bottle of wine to bring with you!

Kayak Hire Info

Suitability 

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.

Tours

We have single person ride-on kayaks as well as tandem two person kayaks available. Hiring options range from 4 hours to 8 hours.

Includes

  • Single person ride-on Kayak

  • Life jacket

  • Paddle

  • Area map

  • Dry bag for personal belongings

  • Safety briefing

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.

Business hours

8 am to 8 pm

Months of operation

All months of the year

Contact

Email wcscenicwaterways@gmail.com
Call us on +64 274 301 777 or +64 3 429 2322

Getting There

Head 4 kms South of Hokitika, turn left onto Ruatapu road

Multi-Day Adventures on the West Coast

SCENIC & ADVENURE

2 Days - Private Guided Tour

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 1 Night Accommodation

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$404

$739

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

EXPERIENCE & DISCOVERY

3 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation

  • 2 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$612

$1018

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

FUN & TRANQUILITY

4 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation Greymouth

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Punakaiki

  • 3 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$744

$1232

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price