West Coast

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Hotels
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Westport and Karamea
Little Wanganui Hotel

The Little Wanganui Hotel is nestled in between the lush green hills of the Kahurangi National park and the sandy beaches of the West coast, on the South Island of New Zealand.

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Visitor Information Centres
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Westport and Karamea
Karamea Information and Resource Centre

Karamea has a relaxed ‘off the beaten track’ feel.

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Westport and Karamea
Scotts Beach, Karamea

Scotts Beach in Karamea has stunning seascapes and amazing views. The big plus is you will probably have the beach all to yourself.

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Restaurants
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Westport and Karamea
The Sawmill Restaurant

The Sawmill Restaurant is fully licensed 40 seat restaurant specialising in wholesome West Coast New Zealand cuisine. Surrounded by untouched lush native bush, rugged mountains, and beautiful rivers, be prepare to be bewitched, charmed, and enchanted by one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets – Buller and the Northern West Coast.

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Oparara Arches in Karamea - New Zealand - 1853
Westport and Karamea
Oparara Experience

Join us on one of our guided eco tours amongst the pristine rainforest and limestone caves of the unique Oparara Basin. Several tour options available.

$95 - $150
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Track services
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Westport and Karamea
Habitat Sports and Cycles

Track Shuttle services, Bikes & Hire, Fishing & Hunting, Camping & Hiking, Food & Nutrition plus more!

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Airports
Air Charter Karamea
Westport and Karamea
Air Charter Karamea

Karamea's only aeroplane charter company, offering Heaphy Track and Old Ghost Road transfers.

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Tours
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Westport and Karamea
Kahurangi Guided Walks

Guided walks on the Heaphy Track and The Old Ghost Road.

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Visitor Information Centres
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Westport and Karamea
Murchison Information Centre

We do bookings and reservations and provide friendly and professional advice and information.

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Motels & self-contained
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Westport and Karamea
Carters by the Sea

Unique beachfront location 5 minutes from Westport. 10 Resort style studios, the ultimate in luxurious accommodation with beach, restaurant and bar, all within walking distance.

$160 - $190
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Hotels
Karamea Village Hotel
Westport and Karamea
Karamea Village Hotel

Situated in the heart of Karamea, we are the first service off the Heaphy Track. Surrounded by the Kahurangi National Park, we offer a world of natural wonderland experiences, or just a holiday "away from it all".

$125 - $165
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Motels & self-contained
Buller Court Motel
Westport and Karamea
Buller Court on Palmerston

Ray and Diana offer you a very special stay at Buller Court Motel, our Host Accommodation motel in Westport, on the West Coast of the Southern Alps.

$150 - $200
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Lodges
Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge
Westport and Karamea
Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge

Luxury accommodation and dining at the top of The Old Ghost Road on the West Coast of New Zealand.

$240
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Walking & hiking
Nikau Walk
Westport and Karamea
Kohaihai / Karamea Walks

Walks in the Karamea and Kohaihai area in northern West Coast New Zealand.

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Campsites
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Westport and Karamea
Lyell Campsite

The site of the historic gold-rush town of Lyell, this large, grassed campsite is easily accessible.

$4 - $8 per night.
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Boutique
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Westport and Karamea
The Bay House Luxury Beachside Accommodation

Luxury ‘island style’ accommodation located on the sea front at Tauranga Bay, 16 kms from Westport and 50 kms from Punakaiki.

$320 TO $450. MULTI NIGHT STAY RATES AVAILABLE WITH DIRECT BOOKINGS
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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Outwest Tours

Outwest Tours offers a wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on journeys into the wild heart of the land. Enjoy spectacular landscapes and travel historic mining trails, as you relax in one of their fully air-conditioned four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Swing Bridge

Feel the rush of the Cometline ride, experience the thrill of a jet boat, walk the heights of New Zealand's longest swingbridge, pan for gold, or simply relax and take in the views of Buller Gorge.

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Motels & self-contained
Karamea River Motels
Westport and Karamea
Karamea River Motels and Jetboat Tours

Quality spacious units in Karamea and home of the Karamea River Jet Scenic Tours.

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Gallery
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Westport and Karamea
Hector Pottery

Hector Pottery Studio is in northern Buller, Kawatiri, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Boutique
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Westport and Karamea
Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation

Half an hour north of Westport on the doorstep of the Kahurangi National Park, Gentle-Annie is a coastal enclave with its own warm frost free micro climate.

$25 - $200
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History & heritage
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Westport and Karamea
Coaltown Museum

Coaltown is a fantastic all-weather attraction that appeals to all ages and tells the coal mining history of Westport.

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Campsites
Kohaihai Campsite
Westport and Karamea
Kohaihai Campsite

Located on the Kohaihai River mouth near Karamea and the Oparara Basion. There are short, day or overnight walks from here.

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Motels & self-contained
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Westport and Karamea
Bella Vista Motel Westport

At Bella Vista Westport we cater for all your business or recreational needs.

$125 - $165
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Visitor Information Centres
Bullerbay Information Centre
Westport and Karamea
Buller Bay Information & Resource Centre

We are a community resource and information centre and aim to assist anyone who comes through our doors as efficiently as possible.

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Cafes
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Westport and Karamea
PR's Cafe

PR's Cafe, Westport. Run by co-owners Cathy and Graham. Good old fashioned home baking in a comfortable environment.

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Motels & self-contained
Omau Settlers Lodge Motel
Westport and Karamea
Omau Settlers Lodge Motel

Guests can enjoy a warm welcome and total tranquility in beautiful surroundings.

$165-215
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Must see
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Westport and Karamea
Oparara Arches

Tucked away in a corner of Kahurangi National Park, The Oparara has a magic all of its own, born of a million years of undisturbed isolation.

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Cycling
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Westport and Karamea
Biking near Westport

There are three bike trails near Westport on the West Coast.

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Walking & hiking
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Walks

Walks in the Westport area, northern West Coast New Zealand.

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Main town centres
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Westport and Karamea
Westport

Westport is a coastal township located near the mouth of the Buller River and is the gateway to the northern part of the West Coast.

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Restaurants
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Westport and Karamea
Johnny's

At Johnny’s we offer an array of relaxed dining with burgers, steak and tapas style plates for sharing.

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Lodges
ASURE Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge
Westport and Karamea
ASURE Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge

Whatever the purpose of your visit, ASURE Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge would love to be your hosts and our aim is to make your stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible. Let us share our local knowledge and help to make your visit to Westport one to remember.

$135
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National Parks
Heaphy
Westport and Karamea
The Heaphy Track

One of New Zealand’s nine great walks, the Heaphy Track, finishes (or starts, depending on which way you’re heading) at Karamea.

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Adventure
Buller Canyon Jet
Westport and Karamea
Buller Canyon Jet

Join us for an exclusive award-winning jet boat adventure in the stunning Buller Canyon.

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Main town centres
Karemea
Westport and Karamea
Karamea

Karamea is a secluded haven, snuggled into the warm northwest corner of the South Island. Long empty beaches, river estuaries, incredible granite and limestone formations.

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Visitor Information Centres
Westport I Site
Westport and Karamea
Westport i-SITE Visitor Centre

To help you find those special places and plan your West Coast holiday.

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Holiday parks
Carters Campervan Site
Westport and Karamea
Carters Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

Welcome to the, beautiful Northern West Coast of New Zealand's South Island and our beachside park.

$40 - $213
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Boutique
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Westport and Karamea
Archer House

Exclusive Westport accommodation, Archer House is a boutique bed and breakfast guest house, ideal for holiday accomodation.

$190 - $245
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Hotels
Westport Motor Hotel
Westport and Karamea
Westport Motor Hotel

The Westport Motor Hotel is a leading accommodation provider in Westport with 27 studio units, onsite restaurant and bar.

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Karamea
Westport and Karamea
Karamea Surf and SUPs

Sundog Karamea Surf and SUPs is a gateway to view the beautiful Karamea region from the water, while riding SUPs and learning to surf. Lessons or hire, it's up to you.

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Adventure
Moira Gate
Westport and Karamea
Moira Gate and Mirror Tarn Loop

A gentle walk that takes you from the main Oparara Valley car park to the picturesque Moira Gate Arch, located in Kahurangi National Park.

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Cycling
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Westport and Karamea
The Old Ghost Road

The 85km-long Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys, providing days of adventure and spectacular huts for mountain bikers and trampers.

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Cafes
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Westport and Karamea
Denniston Dog Café Restaurant & Bar

The Denniston Dog is a Restaurant, Cafe and Bar situated in the bustling small town of Westport. We offer fantastic food, friendly service and a warm inviting atmosphere.

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Hotels
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Westport and Karamea
Seddonville Hotel

If you’re in need of somewhere away from it all, then prepare to be bewitched, charmed, and enchanted by one of
New Zealand’s best kept secrets – Buller and the Northern West Coast.

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Transport
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Westport and Karamea
HikenBike Shuttle

Locally owned and operated, nestled at the foot of Mt. Glasgow, just 2.8 km past the trail end in Seddonville. We pick up from the Trail End, Rough & Tumble, Local Hotel or our home base, whichever suits you best.

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Holiday parks
Westport Kiwi Holiday Park
Westport and Karamea
Westport Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels

Enjoy staying in our chalets, motels & sites, set in tranquil West Coast native bush. Centrally located. Great facilities for groups and families. New on-site 18 hole Mini Golf course.

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Backpackers
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Westport and Karamea
Art Hotel Westport

A quirky and authentic West Coast experience.

$50.00 single $75 double with discounts for multiple stays and group/family room
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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Mini Golf

Master playing through the Oparara Arch, accept the challenge of the Denniston Incline, cruise along Carters Beach, swing around the Wishing Well, straighten up heading down the Fairdown to Granity, plus much more fun.

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Transport
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Taxis

Buller Taxis, based in Westport, offers a professional and reliable taxi service in Westport and surrounding areas.

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Bed & breakfast
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Westport and Karamea
Steeples Accommodation

Steeples Cottage and Studio accommodation at Cape Foulwind, 11kms south of Westport is a cliff top property, offering stunning ocean views across the Tasman Sea.

Prices vary from $90 - $155 PER NIGHT dependent on peak times and number of guests. Discounts for longer stays. 10% discount for SuperGold cardholder's.
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Bed & breakfast
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Westport and Karamea
Havenlee Homestay

We offer centrally located, affordable Bed and Breakfast accommodation with the opportunity to relax and experience a family home environment during your time in Westport.

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
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Westport and Karamea
Tauranga Bay Fur Seal Colony

A short walk with spectacular ocean views, steeple rocks, and a large year-round fur seal colony.

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Restaurants
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Westport and Karamea
The Copper Pot Westport

Welcome to The Copper Pot Westport, West Coast of New Zealand, specialising in Authentic Indian, Tandoori, Indo-Chinese & Thai curry dishes. Our menu combines vibrant spices such as black pepper, cloves and cinnamon with chilies, ginger, coconut and herbs.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Kawatiri Coastal Trail

The Kawatiri Coastal Trail is a Grade 2, family friendly cycling and walking heritage trail and will connect the Buller District towns of Westport and Charleston.

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Gallery
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Westport and Karamea
Whanake Gallery & Espresso Bar

Come to Westport and browse this unique Gallery with a coffee in your hand. We pride ourselves on our coffee and specialize in photography, we offer a variety of local imagery on a range of media…

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Hotels
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Westport and Karamea
The Last Resort

In the heart of the village, the Last Resort has a tropical atmosphere and a warm West Coast welcome.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Good spirited kiwis, giving the opportunity for travelers to explore our wild and scenic rivers.

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Transport
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Westport and Karamea
Westport Cabs Ltd

We operate cabs every day, charters for bigger groups, Airport transfers booked in advance. Also weddings, birthdays, Christmas functions etc.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Chasm Creek Track

Chasm Creek Track is a short walk along an old section of railway, a sculptured creek, and views of the Mokihinui River. 45 mins return via the same track.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Cape Foulwind Walkway

A seal colony, a lighthouse and panoramic views of mountains and coastline feature on this spectacular coastal walkway. With the beach close by as well it's a good option for children.

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Backpackers
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Westport and Karamea
Bazils Hostel & Surf School

Welcome to Bazil's Hostel & Surf School on the stunning West Coast, your gateway to hiking, kayaking, surfing, mountain biking and caving adventures. Centrally located in town, close to bars, shops and cafés.

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Holiday parks
Karamea Holiday Park
Westport and Karamea
Karamea Holiday Park

Leave the rest of the world behind and come to this out of the world way place where the locals still wave to motorists and have time for a friendly chat.

$15 - $95
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History & heritage
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Westport and Karamea
Denniston

Once a leading coal mining town, Denniston sits high on a steep incline railway once described as the eight wonder of the world. Spectacular scenery, incredible history, a West Coast must see.

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Backpackers

Gentle Annie Seaside Holiday Backpackers

Westport and Karamea
328 De Malmanches Rd,, Mokihinui 7891, West Coast, New Zealand
Lodges

Ghost Lodge Granity

Westport and Karamea
89 Torea Street, Granity, West Coast, 7823
Cafes

Scarlet and Co.

Westport and Karamea
25 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Westport Spa Motel

Westport and Karamea
239 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Boutique

The Waves Studio

Westport and Karamea
76 Martin Road, Upper Moutere 7175,, Nelson, New Zealand
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Westport Motel

Westport and Karamea
32 Esplanade,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Gentle Annie Seaside Holiday homes

Westport and Karamea
328 De Malmanches Rd, Mokihinui 7891, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Rainbow Cake Kitchen Ltd

Westport and Karamea
76 Palmerston St, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Adventure

Karamea Outdoor Adventures

Westport and Karamea
Bridge Street, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand
Hotels

McManus Hotel

Westport and Karamea
39 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Donaldo's Cafe

Westport and Karamea
23 Marine Parade, Carters Beach 7825, Westport, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Buller Bridge Motels

Westport and Karamea
32A The Esplanade, Westport, 7825, West Coast
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Cosmopolitan Hotel

Westport and Karamea
136 Palmerston St,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Restaurants

PortSide Bistro & Bar

Westport and Karamea
Corner Cobden & Palmerston Streets, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Buller Bridge Motel

Westport and Karamea
The Esplanade, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Airports

Westport Airport

Westport and Karamea
Tiphead Rd, Carters Beach 7892, West Coast, NZ
Motels & self-contained

Palm Court Motel

Westport and Karamea
306 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, 7825
Restaurants

The Quarry Restaurant

Westport and Karamea
284 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Boutique

Riverstone Karamea

Westport and Karamea
2 Arapito Road, Karamea, 7893, West Coast
To & from the coast

Sounds Air Travel & Tourism Ltd

Westport and Karamea
Westport Airport Tiphead Rd, Carters Beach 7892, West Coast, New Zealand
Meeting and Event Venues

Pulse Energy Recreation Centre

Westport and Karamea
Cnr Pakington and Domett Streets,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant

Westport and Karamea
243 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand`
Motels & self-contained

Sunset Accommodation

Westport and Karamea
9120 State Highway 6, Westport, 7892, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Bach at the Bay

Westport and Karamea
4 Okari Road, Tauranga Bay, Westport, New Zealand
Backpackers

Wayne's World Westport

Westport and Karamea
42 Romilly Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Transport

East West Coaches

Westport and Karamea
117 Brougham Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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West Coast Surf

Westport and Karamea
299 Tauranga Bay Road, or West Coast Surf Van, Tauranga Bay, Westport, West Coast
Transport

Rimu Motors Rental Cars

Westport and Karamea
4 Adderley Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Gibby’s Cafe

Westport and Karamea
194 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand