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4 Hour Single or Tandem Kayak Hire - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

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Hire a kayak and explore the incredible natural beauty of the Mahinapua waterways!

Hire a kayak and explore the incredible natural beauty of the Mahinapua waterways!

Highlights

  • Explore the calm waters at your own pace
  • Single or Tandem (two-person) kayaks available
  • Enjoy the stunning nature views and tranquil surrondings

Experience what it’s like to truly be at one with nature as you paddle at your own pace, away from the crowds in this spectacular environment.

Glide across the calm waters of Mahinapua Creek and soak up the outstanding scenery that includes flora, fauna, ancient Rimu trees and the snow capped mountains of Mt Cook and the Southern Alps as a stunning backdrop.

West Coast Scenic Waterways will provide you with a quality single or tandem kayak as well as a life jacket, paddle, area map, dry bag and a safety briefing to help you make the most of your time on the water.

So what are you waiting for? Come and explore this magical part of New Zealand on an unforgettable kayaking adventure!

Single $70.00
Tandem $90.00

What's included

  • Kayak and paddle - single or tandem
  • Life jacket
  • Area map
  • Dry bag for personal belongings
  • Safety briefing

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Mahinapua Creek, Hokitika

Restrictions

  • You must be able to swim.

    Children under 18 must be accompanied by a confident adult.

    Children under 13 must share a tandem (two-person) kayak with an adult.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Available Bookings from 24 Feb to 8 Mar 2024

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  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$41.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

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  • Tandem$90.00

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  • Tandem$68.00

Bookings close in 4 hours...

  • Single$53.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$71.80

  • Single$41.80
  • Tandem$53.80

  • Single$41.80
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$41.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

  • Single$70.00
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$41.80
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$53.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

  • Single$53.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$71.80

  • Single$41.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

  • Single$41.80
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$41.80 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

  • Single$70.00
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$41.80
  • Tandem$90.00

  • Single$53.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Tandem$53.80

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.9

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janafroom from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2024

100% recommend the kayak trip!

We absolutely enjoyed our kayak trip. The scenery was stunning, the water was very easy to paddle in 85% of the time and there are great options for lunch stops on the way. We saw herons and a few other native NZ birds. Gavin and Cindy were very friendly and helpful and even gave us freshly baked cookies for our trip. The only helpful thing would have been a spare dry bag as one was not quite enough for a grup of five, but that's okay.

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pietern from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2024

Kayaking!

Great experience, beautiful ride, and especially efficient and friendly - even got to sample some homemade burger patties !

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Angela Williams from New Zealand wrote on 03 January 2024

Very friendly operators

The operators were very obliging and cheerful when we met them to get set for our Kayak. Good advice was provided, however a bit more warning that the first few hundred metres is quite a hard paddle if you are used to kayaking on flat lakes. There is a bit of a current that is hard to paddle against when you are not used to it. It becomes easier once you get up the river a bit more. It was very pleasant floating back. We took about 2 hours which was 1 hour 20 up and about 40 mins back.

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pauls15 from New Zealand wrote on 02 December 2023

Well done

Great experience, beautiful place and friendly adaptable hosts. A suggestion for improvement - back support seats for double kayaks

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From 4 Hour Single or Tandem Kayak Hire - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Fantastic you had a great experience as a family out there! 🤍 Great tip thanks....it was on the worth considering list...will have to action! Many thanks and take care....Gavin and Cindy Hopper.

Susan Blum from Canada wrote on 27 November 2023

amazing

Had an absolutely glorious day!! Saw white heron, royal spoonbill, grey ducks, purple swam-hen, tui, fantails, and chaffinch

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From 4 Hour Single or Tandem Kayak Hire - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Wonderful Susan! Best way to get up close to the Kotuku is on the kayaks! 💙 Many thanks and take care....Gavin and Cindy Hopper.

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