Lake Mahinapua is a tranquil lake just 10 minutes south of Hokitika. This scenic reserve is surrounded by native bush with views of the mountains and the water is surprisingly warm.
Take a scenic driving loop takes you south from Hokitika along the coast. Take in the attractions around Lake Mahinapua before heading back to Hokitika via Rimu.
Experience a scenic boat cruise on Mahinapua Creek
Do a return walk/ride to the Mananui Tramline boardwalk (SH6 end)
Picnic, swim and walk at the Lake Mahinapua DOC area
Do the treetop walk and overlook the lake
Loop back to Hokitika with a stop at the scenic Rimu Lookout overlooking the Hokitika River