Walking & hiking
Walks in the Westport area, West Coast New Zealand.
Seal Colony and Cape Foulwind walkway
Time and skill level: 10 minutes or 1 hr 30 minutes | 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.
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Constant and Joyce Bays
Time and skill level: 15 mins | easy
Coastal rock formations and sea views.
Denniston Bridle Path walk
Time and skill level: 3 hrs up, 2 hrs down | 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 and skill level: 40 minutes | 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 and skill level: 6 hours one way | 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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