Escape into nature

Breathe in the fresh air of the outdoors lifestyle, and explore the profoundly beautiful Mahinapua waterways, where the glassy waters reflect the mountain peaks and aromas of native bush and rainforest fill the air.

Located just south of Hokitika town, West Coast Scenic Waterways brings together everything you need for an adventurous break in a relaxing and tranquil setting.

Accommodation, scenic sightseeing, and activities are all effortlessly combined. Whether you are staying a night whilst biking the West Coast Wilderness Trail or looking for a nature retreat for a few days of great outdoors activity, the West Coast Scenic Waterways has everything you could wish for.

How to find West Coast Scenic Waterways

389 Ruatapu Road, Ruatapu 7883, New Zealand

Getting to Hokitika

You can get to Hokitika by train to explore the West Coast Scenic Waterways aboard some of the following escapes by rail and unique rail tours: