Beaches, lakes & coastline

Lake Brunner

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Moana is a town that sits on the edge of Lake Brunner near Greymouth, West Coast.

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Famous for: Brown trout that die of old age.

When to come: Year round, book ahead in Summer if staying in a bach.

What you will experience: A lake that's awesome for jet boating, yachting, paddle boarding and fishing for brown trout.

Pack: Your togs (swimsuit), towel and sunscreen.

Locals tip: The TranzAlpine train stops at the lake side in Moana an dis a nice alternative to board the train to Christchurch a little later in the day.

Fun fact: Moana has a fascinating history of maori tribes that lived in the area.

Directions

16 Ranui Place,, Moana,, West Coast,, New Zealand

From the Greymouth i-SITE drive inland under the Cobden Bridge, follow the road until you turn right onto Arnold Valley Rd (signs for Moana/Christchurch/Lake Brunner Road/Lake Brunner Tourist Drive), turn onto Ahau Road to go into the Moana township and most popular lake side spots.

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