Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
Historically Lake Mahinapua was a main access waterway up and down the coast using paddle steamers.
The DOC Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Campsite Pass bookings must be booked online before occupying a site. If you do not pre-book, bookings may be made by campground staff (if present) and will incur a $10 service charge.
Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
A $10 service fee applies to phone and in-person booking. This is a limited service – book online first. An in-person booking is dependent on there being space available.
Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated or selected on arrival.
10 km south of Hokitika, turn off SH6 into Lake Mahinapua Access Road, opposite the hotel. 300 m to roadend.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1428437, N5259778
Latitude: -42.79468 Longitude: 170.90106