Rimu Woodstock | Hokitika, West Coast, New Zealand
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Rimu | Woodstock

Rimu and Woodstock are just inland from Hokitika and offer scenic views over the Hokitika River and to the mountains.

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Annual Woodstock Rally

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Cool Ideas | Rimu & Woodstock

The road through Rimu and Woodstock offers amazing views of the Hokitika River. Here are some ideas of how to enjoy them:

  • Stop at Rimu Point Lookout to overlook the river and the surrounding mountains. A short walk here has information panels about the history of the area. 
  • Do a popular half day scenic drive that includes Woodstock, the Rimu Point Lookout and Lake Mahinapua.
  • Woodstock is well-known for being the location of the annual Woodstock Rally, a must- do on the NZ motorcycle rally circuit and key Hokitika event.  

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Woodstock Rally

January 2021 (date TBC)

West Coast flavoured fun!

This is run annually by the West Coast Touring Motorcycle Club and has become a premier event on the motorcycle touring curcuit. Participants camp onsite and enjoy food stalls, free tea & coffee, live entertainment and a no attitudes allowed environment. 

Contact [email protected] for details. 

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Rimu Lookout - Walk and Scenic Lookout

LOCATION : Rimu / Woodstock

Time: 1 hour loop walk.
Access: Carpark at the top of Rimu Hill, 4km over Kaniere Bridge.
Features: Panoramic views of the Hokitika valley, and access to displays on the gold mining heritage of the area.

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Rimu Lodge

Nestled in native bush on a ridge top Rimu Lodge gazes out across the Hokitika river valley and farmland to the mountains of the Southern Alps. Enjoy absolute quiet and expansive views from this luxury West Coast bed and breakfast. Four individually designed ensuite guest rooms take maximum advantage of the views.


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