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Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Step aboard the Eco Adventurer and discover the sheer beauty of the West Coasts Lake Mahinapua on a fascinating 1.5 hour cruise.

 

Sit back and relax on our comfortable vessel as we cruise up the magnificent Mahinapua Creek and over the calm waters of the lake.

Hear the tranquil sound of birds singing as you 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.

Hear interesting commentary about the history of the Mahinapua waterways which were once used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers.

 

Join West Coast Scenic Waterways for an unforgettable cruising experience which captures the true beauty of this magical region.

 

Location: Mahinapua Creek, Hokitika

Sunset cruise: Departure time to be confirmed after booking

Please note: $5 Child under 5 years (can be added as you proceed to checkout)

 

Looking for more options? Check out West Coast Scenic Waterways

Kayak Hire

 

Adult $60.00
Child ( 5 to 13 ) $25.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience

Notes

  • Please note that a minimum of 4 passengers are required for the trip to be confirmed. Single bookings will be wait listed to confirm. Sunset Cruise: Time varies depending on sunset times/ minimum numbers apply. Please contact the tour operator after booking to confirm time and booking.

Available Bookings from June 06 to June 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

12spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$48.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$48.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$25.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$34.40
  • Child ( 5 to 13 )$20.00

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

4.4

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Steve from New Zealand wrote on 02 December 2017

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New and different

A welcome addition to interesting and enjoyable things to do on the West Coast. Terrain like this is not that common in NZ so being able to get up close to it in a boat is great. Birdwatchers especially will gain from it. A highly recommended alternative to charging around in a jet boat (although that's fun too).

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From Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Thanks Steve! Great to see you getting out there enjoying the diversity of things there are to see and do in NZ! Keep well...Gavin and Cindy Hopper

Romy from Germany wrote on 20 November 2017

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A Great Tour!

I enjoyed a wonderful afteroon on this boat tour. The landscape was breathtaking (especially in the weather). It was unique to other tours have done in the past. It might not be, the longes trip you take, but its just right. Experience some rain forest by boat and hear some of the local storys about the area.

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From Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Thanks Romy! So enjoyed meeting you and really pleased you enjoyed the cruise! Take care...Gavin and Cindy Hopper....Great photos by the way!

Larissa from New Zealand wrote on 07 February 2020

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Miss

Thank you very much Gavin and Cindy. It was a great boat cruise!!! We really enjoyed it!! I highly recommended Adventure boat cruise to all tourists!!!

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From Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Thank you Larissa :) You and your daughter were just a delight to host! Look after yourselves....Gavin and Cindy Hopper.

Jennifer from New Zealand wrote on 24 January 2020

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Disappointing

Organized travel holiday schedule around this. Lady hadnt checked her emails to know we had booked in for a sunset trip.(sounded lovely in theory) There is limited phone service in this area so hard to contact. Was cancelled at 5.15pm, meaning we wasted day where we could have done something else. I understand they didnt have the numbers needed but Crap customer service really. I couldnt give zero stars which was my experience.

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From Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Hi Jennifer, Once again....so sorry! Our listing clearly states the cruise is subject to minimum numbers and it does not pay our overheads if not. Please don't book activities with conditions in place if you are not prepared to take the risk of it being cancelled last minute. We are unable to confirm the cruise early in the day to help you with your planning if the minimums are not met yet. It is hard to be so harshly verbally punished when I was so honest with you. The fact that I had 14 in house cyclists overnight with breakfast and missed Bookme's notification of your booking made no difference to the outcome. Please feel free to ring well in advance for availability and a confirmed cruise and we will take you on board for free as our way of making amends for this unfortunate outcome. Take care....Gavin and Cindy Hopper.

Denise from Australia wrote on 15 January 2020

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Serene and informative

Such a peaceful and enjoyable tour of the waterway up to Lake Mahinapua. Gavin was fun and so knowledgeable about local wildlife and the area. Lots of stories and laughs. A great way to see another aspect of this very different region. We did the sunset tour but sure it would be good at any time just for the access and stories.

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From Eco Adventure Boat Cruise - Hokitika - West Coast Scenic Waterways

Thank you for your feedback Denise! We appreciated you coming on board :) Good to hear Gavin's story telling is informative....and yes, always a laugh with him at the wheel! ;) Take care....Gavin and Cindy Hopper.

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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