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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

25-27 January 2019

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. 

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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

Architecturally designed boutique lodge overlooking Hokitika River, combining elegance & beautiful surroundings. Rooms stylish & tastefully decorated, all with en-suites. Relaxation assured, perfect retreat surrounded by warmth, beauty & ambience, free wireless available. Enjoy reading or just relaxing on the large deck.

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