Lake Mahināpua campsite shelters

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Introduction

Camp beside Lake Mahinapua within forest surroundings. A popular overnight and day stop. Enjoy water sports in the lake.

Highlights

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Scenic

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Jetty
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Shelter for cooking
  • Shower - cold
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
100 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Historically Lake Mahinapua was a main access waterway up and down the coast using paddle steamers.

Getting there

10 km south of Hokitika, turn off SH6 into Lake Mahinapua Access Road, opposite the hotel. 300 m to roadend.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1428437, N5259778
Latitude: -42.79468 Longitude: 170.90106

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $15 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $7.50 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Passes

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.

Bookings


2020/2021 bookings

Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.


A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated/selected on arrival.

Know before you go

  • Recycling facilities on-site

Contacts

Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Address:   10 Sewell Street
Hokitika 7810
Postal Address:   Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842
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