SpotX Walking Spots in West Coast Print

Bain Bay


SpotX walking (135.2)
Access:Car,Boat.
WalkType:Forest,Wetlands,Lake.
Length:10km
Time:2-3hrs
Difficulty:Easy
Type:Return
Directions:The track begins at the boat launching site at Mitchells, opposite Lake Brunner Lodge.
Features:A boardwalk travels through the wetlands area around the lake shore. It passes a secluded camping and picnic area at Bain Bay. There is also some dense forest with kahikatea, rimu and matai trees. Tall tree ferns add to the flora. When the lake level is high, the track and the boardwalk may be under water and impassable. Often large numbers of waterbirds on the lake.
Contacts:Reefton i-SITE, ph (03) 732 8391.