Guests can expect warm West Coast hospitality and an array of activities, both on-site and in the breath-taking wilderness of the surrounding area. These include Lake Mahinapua, Hokitika Scenic Reserve, Hot Tub, Pounamu Carving, Volleyball and pétanque.

Lake Mahinapua

Nearby native bush opens up to magnificent Lake Mahinapua, an ideal location for a refreshing swim. 

Wild Beach

A brief walk leads to a stunningly wild and rugged beach, showcasing incredible sunsets.

Hot Tub

After a long bike ride or drive, our sheltered garden bar and courtyard is the perfect place to relax.

Glow Worm Dell At Lake Mahinapua Near Hokitika West Coast New Zealand

Glow Worms

An evening walk to Lake Mahinapua is illuminated by enchanting glow worms.

Hokitika Gorge

Only half an hour’s drive away enjoy the stunning gorge and mature podocarp forest of the Hokitika Scenic Reserve.

Volleyball & Petanque

Enjoy some fun in the sun with beach volleyball or pétanque at Mahinapua! Gather your friends or fellow travelers for exciting matches right by the shore.


Bonfires On The Beach

Gather ’round a beach bonfire, toast marshmallows and bask in the warmth as the sun dips below the ocean horizon. The perfect way to create unforgettable moments at Mahinapua.

Yoga On The Beach

Unwind at Mahinapua with self-guided beach yoga. Grab a mat, available for hire and head to the beach at sunset- a perfect space to practice.


There’s always something happening at Mahinapua!  Throughout the summer we have live music events so like our Facebook page to find out what’s on. 

You can also hire the Mahinapua Hotel for your special events, see our Events and Hire page for more information.