West Coast, South Island, NZ

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West Coast Rail Trail

S12: Hokitika to Treetops Walkway 17 kms

About this Ride

This page shows all of the trail's different sections for easy reference. To see these sector as part of trips then please view the half-day, day and multi-day rides tabs.

 Allow              1 hour one way

     or          2 hours return to Hokitika

    or add   2 hours to do the Rainforest Aerial Tree Tops Walkway

Features: Paddle Boat Cruise section, Lake Mahinapua, birdlife, Tree Tops walkway, 

From Hokitika take a cycle alongside Mahinapua Creek, popular with local trout fishermen or if you want a relaxing sector then hop onto the Paddle Steamer with your bike, you’ll love this ride with its wonderful birdlife and wetland flora.

This takes you up to Lake Mahinapua where you get on your bike and cycle around the Lake.

You can stop off here to do the amazing Tree Top walkway. (allow 2 hours) This structure, built in the rainforest, gets you 30 metres up into the tree canopy for a whole different perspective on this environment. Definitely worth stopping for.

Click Here to see a printable/saveable map of the sector, or click Trip Route to see a google maps version.

8 Whall St, Greymouth, West Coast, South Island, NZ