West Coast

See, do & stay

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Category
Listings
History & heritage
Denniston Mine
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.

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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.

$115 - $129
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Adventure
Ultimate Descents New Zealand
Westport and Karamea
Ultimate Descents New Zealand

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

$130 - $1500
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Adventure
Buller Swing Bridge 1
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.

$10 to $115
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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.

$240 - $600
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Bed & breakfast
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Westport and Karamea
The Bay House Beach Studios & Garden Suites

Luxury island style accommodation located in Tauranga Bay, just 16 minutes from Westport.

$440 - $570
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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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Lodges
birds ferry lodge
Westport and Karamea
Birds Ferry Lodge

Experience the difference with a luxurious stay at Birds Ferry Lodge or Ferry Man's Cottage.

Lodge Rooms $350-$420, Cottage $250-$525
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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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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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Cycling
Old Ghost Road Pic
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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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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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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Hotels
The Last Resort front
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.

$37 - $155
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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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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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Main town centres
Art Deco Westport - Charles Bruning
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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Walking & hiking
Cape Foulwind Walkway
Westport and Karamea
Westport Walks

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

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History & heritage
coal town museum
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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Visitor Information Centres
Karamea information centre
Westport and Karamea
Karamea Information and Resource Centre

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

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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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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Seal Westport
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.

Free
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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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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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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.

$4 - $8
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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. The 82-kilometre, four-day tramp attracts visitors from all over the world every year.

Children - Free. Adults $14 to $32
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Visitor Information Centres
Murchison Information Centre
Westport and Karamea
Murchison Information Centre

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

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scotts Beach, Karamea
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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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.

$140 - $180
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Cycling
Mountain Bike Craig Madsen
Westport and Karamea
Biking near Westport

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

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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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Campsites
Lyell campsite
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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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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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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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.

$33 - $100
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Boutique
Ferry Mans Cottage
Westport and Karamea
Ferry Man's Cottage

Currently The Number one Vacation Rental on Trip Advisor for the whole of the South Island of New Zealand.

$349 - $525
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Cafes

Johnny’s

Westport and Karamea
62 Palmerston St, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Boutique

Riverstone Karamea

Westport and Karamea
2 Arapito Road, Karamea, 7893, West Coast
Gallery

Whanake Gallery & Espresso Bar

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

Buller Bridge Motel

Westport and Karamea
The Esplanade, Westport 7825, 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
Airports

Westport Airport

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

Sunset Accommodation

Westport and Karamea
9120 State Highway 6, Westport, 7892, New Zealand
Boutique

The Waves Studio

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

Wayne's World Westport

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

Gentle Annie Seaside Holiday Backpackers

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

Little Wanganui Hotel

Westport and Karamea
Little Wanganui Hotel, Road 3, Karamea, West Coast
Cafes

Scarlet and Co.

Westport and Karamea
25 Palmerston 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

East West Coaches

Westport and Karamea
117 Brougham Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Beaches, lakes & coastline

Karamea surf and SUPs

Westport and Karamea
Glasseye Drive, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand
Transport

HikenBike Shuttle

Westport and Karamea
368 Mokihinui Road, Seddonville, Westport, West Coast
Transport

Rimu Motors Rental Cars

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

Miners on Sea

Westport and Karamea
117 Torea St, Granity 7823, West Coast, New Zealand
Restaurants

The Quarry Restaurant

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

Westport Cabs Ltd

Westport and Karamea
72 Rintoul Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Donaldo's Cafe

Westport and Karamea
23 Marine Parade, Carters Beach 7825, Westport, New Zealand
Restaurants

Johnny's

Westport and Karamea
62 Palmerston St, Westport, 7825, West Coast
Transport

Buller Taxis

Westport and Karamea
177 Palmerston St, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Around the coast

Westport Shuttles

Westport and Karamea
177 Palmerston St,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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Cosmopolitan Hotel

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

Archer House

Westport and Karamea
75 Queen Street, Westport 7825, West Coast, New
Adventure

Karamea Outdoor Adventures

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

Hector Gallery

Westport and Karamea
1 Main Road, Ngakawau, Granity, 7824
Hotels

Seddonville Hotel

Westport and Karamea
1 Queen St, Seddonville, 3610, New Zealand
Cafes

Denniston Dog Café Restaurant & Bar

Westport and Karamea
18 Wakefield Street, 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
Restaurants

PortSide Bistro & Bar

Westport and Karamea
Corner Cobden & Palmerston Streets, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Rainbow Cake Kitchen Ltd

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

Westport Mini Golf

Westport and Karamea
37 Domett Street,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Cafes

Pr's Cafe

Westport and Karamea
124 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Hotels

McManus Hotel

Westport and Karamea
39 Palmerston Street,, 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

Carters by the Sea

Westport and Karamea
27 Marine Parade, Carters Beach 7892, West Coast, New Zealand
Backpackers

The Art Hotel Westport

Westport and Karamea
10 Brougham Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Buller Bridge Motels

Westport and Karamea
32A The Esplanade, Westport, 7825, West Coast
Bed & breakfast

Havenlee Homestay

Westport and Karamea
76 Queen Street,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Holiday parks

Westport Holiday Park & Motels

Westport and Karamea
4-6 Domett St, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Track services

Habitat Sports and Cycles

Westport and Karamea
234 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
To & from the coast

Sounds Air Travel & Tourism Ltd

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

Palm Court Motel

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

Gibby’s Cafe

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

Bach at the Bay

Westport and Karamea
4 Okari Road, Tauranga Bay, Westport, New Zealand
Motels & self-contained

Bella Vista Motel Westport

Westport and Karamea
314 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Restaurants

The Copper Pot Westport

Westport and Karamea
110 Palmerston Street, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Lodges

ASURE Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge

Westport and Karamea
330 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, West Coast, New Zealand
Tours

Kahurangi Guided Walks

Westport and Karamea
1204 Abel Tasman Drive, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand
No category set

Westport Motel

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

Westport Spa Motel

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

Ghost Lodge Granity

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