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Westport Walks

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

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Seal Colony and Cape Foulwind walkway

Time: 10 minutes or 1 hr 30 minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

An easy walk from the Tauranga Bay car park leads to viewing platforms overlooking the seal colony. The track continues above the coastline to the historic Cape Foulwind lighthouse.

Constant and Joyce Bays

Time: 15 minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

Coastal rock formations and sea views.

Denniston Bridle Path walk

Time: 3 hours up, 2 hours down.

Skill level: Moderate.

Sign posted from Conns Creek Road between Waimangaroa, this historic bridal track used by coalminers makes a pleasant, if steep, bush walk.

Denniston town walk

Time: 40 minutes.

Skill level: Easy

From Friends of the Hill Museum on the Denniston Plateau this walk takes you via the old historic sites of Denniston Township.

Charming Creek walkway

Time: 6 hours one way

Skill level: Easy.

The first 30 minutes of this walks from the Ngakawau end provides a delightful walk along a siding used to shunt timber and coal to Ngakawau Railway.

35 km north-east of Westport.


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Westport, West Coast, 7825, New Zealand
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