Nature & parks in Hokitika

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Nature & Parks in Hokitika

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  • Larissa K
    Auckland, New Zealand52 contributions
    Fantastic, must do if in Hokitika.
    Easy loop walk with 2x swing bridges. Awesome views.
    We were lucky enough to go when it was sunny and the water was a fantastic blue colour.
    Large carpark, however as a warning it still does get very busy and full.
    Toilets available to use there as well.
    Great walk.
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • Debra
    16 contributions
    This ride is very achievable and the scenery is fantastic and varied. I would recommend booking through Kiwi Journeys & staying at Scenic Waterways.
    Written 5 May 2022
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  • Larissa K
    Auckland, New Zealand52 contributions
    Awesome West Coast Beach. Must see.
    Easy to walk along. We even saw a Seal whist on our walk.
    Fantastic way to see the true West Coast.

    Written 25 April 2022
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  • roaming_kiwi58
    Christchurch, New Zealand2,707 contributions
    We had lunch in the cafe and then did the Treetop Walk. The cafe had a menu that suited us and we had a good lunch. It was a sunny day and a good day to do the Treetop Walk.
    Worth doing and a good place for refreshments. We have been before and we would go again if we are in the area.
    Written 9 April 2022
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  • Robin T
    Christchurch, New Zealand69 contributions
    Road to the Falls in unsealed and a bit dusty as there had been a long period without rain which also affected the Falls. Would love to see it gushing!
    Written 26 February 2022
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  • Allan H
    Raumati Beach, New Zealand26 contributions
    My granddaughter was delighted to catch a crawly and to be able to look at it close up. Our grandson was enthralled by the ells and the kiwi. Good outing enjoyed by all.
    Written 15 January 2021
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  • Robin T
    Christchurch, New Zealand69 contributions
    Another attraction that we'd not visited before but found to be amazing tucked into the foot of the West Coast hills surrounded but native bush
    Written 26 February 2022
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  • zhuhai2007
    Christchurch, New Zealand48,485 contributions
    This beautiful lake is best visited on a wetland cruise up the Mahinapua River, or via the West Coast Wilderness Trail, but there is a picnic spot for those in a car.
    Written 13 November 2021
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  • Meander87999
    6 contributions
    A great 20min walk that starts and finishes with a tunnel! Well worth the 15min car trip to get there.
    Written 16 October 2021
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  • ferrellius
    Albany, Western Australia80 contributions
    An easy & very interesting 3 to 4 hour return walk just south of Hokitika. The trail follows an old logging logging tramway with good information boards along the way. You will walk through some beautiful old growth forest & some regenerating forest as well as some trees that are left from experimental introduced forests.There is also a boardwalk that goes through the middle of a wetland with lots of bird life. There is a 30 minute side track to a secluded little spot on Lake Mahinapua called picnic point. Really worth coming out to do this walk, not another walker on the trail when we were there, just be aware of cyclists who use the track. Most cyclists are courteous, however there were a couple who had no respect for other track users. A great half day out.
    Written 17 April 2018
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