At the heart of the West Coast is Greymouth, the commercial centre of the region. On your arrival to the West Coast you will be blown away by the scenery, the TranzAlpine train from Christchurch is recognised as one of the top train trips in the world and one form of public transport that you'll actually wish took a little bit longer. more
Greymouth and the surrounding Grey Valley areas boasts with heritage attractions, adventure activities and food from nature served up fresh onto your plate.
Cycle the easy West Coast Wilderness Trail through to Ross or visit Shantytown, a replica of an 1880's gold town. Get muddy in a family buggy or quad bike, go whitewater rafting, head up the Croesus Track for a scenic full day hike and then end your adventure with a good old local brew of Monteith's beer.
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Aachen Place Motels offers Greymouth accommodation consisting of 13 studio and luxury family units. We offer quality at affordable rates. All units fully self-contained and serviced daily. Superb cooked and continental breakfasts available. One kilometre from town centre. Five-minute stroll to large children's playground, recreational park and swimming pool. Train pick-ups available by arrangement.
Mobile-friendly - About New Zealand Rental Cars is one of New Zealand's favourite car hire companies that specialise in providing a large fleet of modern rental cars for self-drive holidays, sports teams and business travel. We offer rental cars in Greymouth and from our other depots in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Picton, Blenheim, Christchurch and Queenstown.
Mobile-friendly - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for 20 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - ASURE Highpark Motor Inn is a ASURE 4-star rating Greymouth motel offering fully self-contained, daily-serviced luxurious and spacious apartments, including two access units with European showers and two executive suites with spa baths. Convenient central location in Greymouth, free train and bus station transfers available. Your hosts Lynda & Kevin Tucker promises you a warm welcome and friendly, personal service.
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Mobile-friendly - Our superior smoke free accommodation includes a variety of studios and one bedroom units. The purpose built access units have been designed with parking at the door for your convenience. You have a choice of super-king, king, queen or single beds with electric blankets for those cooler nights. This property has been independently assessed by Qualmark as 4-star quality accommodation.
Mobile-friendly - Magnificent location overlooking the Tasman with private track for beach access. All accommodation has fantastic sea views. Lie in bed, watch the rolling surf and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the breaking waves. A beachfront haven close to all attractions the West Coast has to offer. Explore the beach or sit back and enjoy the view.
Mobile-friendly - We offer value for money accommodation, for travellers on a budget. Fantastic scenic location, clean rooms, friendly hosts. Just 900 metres from Grey River, a popular swimming spot, free Wi-Fi and free bicycle rental. Located in a historic miner's pub, it features rooms with lovely garden and mountain views. Shantytown is a 20-minute drive away.
At Coleraine we offer superior accommodation. Our Suites and Apartments are prepared with care and presented with pride. Our owner-operators extend a warm welcome to our guests.
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Mobile-friendly - All inclusive TranzAlpine train packages from one to three days includes your choice of tour from these: Pancakes Rocks & Blowholes, National Park, Gold and Jade hunting, Glacier tour, Cave and Glow worm Blackwater rafting, Shantytown, Rainforest cruise and Rail Trail cycle tours, includes accommodation. Return to Christchurch or continue to Queenstown.
Mobile-friendly - Guided walks from 2 hours - 6 days on New Zealand's Gold Coast west of the Southern Alps, South Island. Options to suit all abilities and durations in spectacular part of New Zealand. Includes walking holidays coming back to town every night after doing short walks that suit your ability or "Easy Hike" and overnight at lodges. Luggage transported.
Mobile-friendly - 23 years experience gives us the confidence to offer a money-back guarantee. If you're not 100% totally pleased with your tour then it's free. Personalised, small group tours that include Glow worm tours, Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, National Parks, Rail Trail cycling, Glacier tours, Guided walks, Rainforest cruises, Hot springs, Mountain-biking, Gold and Jade hunting. Free advice and specials.
Mobile-friendly - FREE up your money with this deal. All these options on the same tour! Rainforest Walk, Amazing Glow-worms, Cliff Jump, Zipline Sky Ride, Cave Tubing, Maori Legends, River Rapids, Rock Hydro-Slide, Pleasure Spa. This cunningly-designed tour lets you choose as you go! Everything is optional. Design yourself an adrenaline packed adventure, a family fun trip or an "eco nature" tour.
Mobile-friendly - Superb accommodation in the heart of Greymouth. Experience excellence and comfort in our high-class range of units. Friendly hosts keen to assist. Close to civic amenities and an easy drive to the wonderful natural Westland attractions. FREE unlimited Internet access and online booking. We have it all.
Mobile-friendly - Located adjacent to a rugged West Coast beach, where you can walk along and admire the snow-capped mountains and experience the beautiful sunset. It's a great place to base yourself to explore the region. Our small, friendly motels and adjacent Holiday Park are clean, tidy, affordable. Lots of space for the children, including playground, free WIFI, BBQ's and spa-pool.
Mobile-friendly - Greymouth KIWI Motels are located adjacent to a rugged West Coast beach, where you can walk along and admire the snow-capped mountains and experience the beautiful sunset. The motels are a great place to stay and are clean, tidy, affordable. Lots of space for the children, including playground, free WIFI, BBQ’s and spa-pool.
Mobile-friendly - Range of affordable accommodation from tent sites through to desirable, self-contained units and all in an excellent location close beachfront and major New Zealand attractions. Full facilities to cater for every situation. Access facilities, spa, games room, playground, Sky TV, linen hire, barbecues—we have it all—and much more.
Mobile-friendly - Nestled in native rainforest that is abundant with birdlife, surrounded by majestic alpine peaks and stunning views is Jackson's Retreat Alpine Holiday Park. Being centrally located staying at Jackson's gives you freedom to enjoy the West Coast knowing that you'll be returning to this luxury Retreat. Accommodation for travellers. Free exclusive access to stunning Glow Worms and Walking Tracks.
Mobile-friendly - Situated in the central South Island of New Zealand, Kia Ora Campers offer self-drive, fully-equipped two, four and six-berth motorhomes. Ideal base for exploring the stunning South Island high country lakes, and Mount Cook region. All campervans have hot and cold pressurized water, heater, gas cooker, microwave, fridge, toilet, shower, pillows and towels. Bedding available on request.
Mobile-friendly - Situated in the CBD, 500 metres from the bus/railway station. The hotel has a heritage feeling with the decor maintained to capture the historic ambience. Alberts Restaurant offers a la carte and buffet dining, Albion Bar and Lounge has a cosy fireplace and garden bar courtyard with native trees.
25km from Greymouth on the South Island’s West Coast, is Nelson Creek. A gold mining creek first established in 1895. Its fortunes have risen and fallen over the years; some areas were rich in gold, but historically findings were patchy. At the height of the gold rush over 1,200 miners were scattered throughout Try Again Terrace downstream from Nelson Creek.
Our Greymouth branch of New Zealand Rent a Car offers a variety of cars, station wagons, vans and mini-buses, all with features that you need for your safety and comfort. Our fleet is constantly being upgraded and serviced to the highest standard. Reliability is guaranteed. Take one of our rental cars for a most memorable experience in Greymouth.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to Noah's Ark Travellers Lodge in Greymouth, New Zealand. We provide warm, welcoming, quality budget hostel accommodation and campsites ideal for backpackers, families, independent travellers, sports teams, schools or other educational and social groups. Only 100 metres from Greymouth town centre, on New Zealand's wild West Coast.
Oak Lodge Homestay is a spacious farmhouse renovated to provide comfortable, high-quality facilities for a restful stay, only three kilometres from Greymouth. Make a choice from five bedrooms all with ensuite or private bathroom facilities. Whether you are travelling as a couple, a family, a group, or on your own, there is a well furnished comfortable bedroom waiting for you.
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The Lucky Lost with Al Park and Tash Goodwin
Lyttelton's own 'Strange Folk' exponents, 'The Lucky Lost' return to the West Coast, this time supported by veteran performer Al Park and local singer Tash Goodwin.
Where: Barrytown Hall, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 1 Main St, Barrytown, Greymouth, Grey
From: 8:00pm on Saturday 25th November 2017
To: 11:55pm on Saturday 25th November 2017
Kiwibank Local Hero Award Presentations
The Kiwibank Local Hero Award aims to identify & reward everyday people doing extraordinary things in their local communities. The Local Hero Awards recognizes the enormous contribution, sacrifice, and commitment of ...
Where: Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 32 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth, Grey
From: 5:30pm on Wednesday 6th December 2017
To: 7:30pm on Wednesday 6th December 2017
The Danberrys New Zealand Tour
Described as "a rhythmically seductive and emotionally connecting band," The Danberrys are led by Tennessee-born couple of Ben DeBerry and Dorothy Daniel - a truly unique pair of artists hailing from East Nashville, ...
Where: Barrytown Hall, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 1 Main St, Barrytown, Greymouth, Grey
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 14th December 2017
To: 10:00pm on Thursday 14th December 2017
Interislander Summer Festival Greymouth Family Races
Enjoy a great family day out at Greymouth Jockey Club's Interislander Summer Festival event with free children's entertainment as well as thrilling thoroughbred action. There is loads of great entertainment for the ...
Where: Greymouth Racecourse, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Omoto Road, Greymouth, Grey
From: 10:00am on Sunday 7th January 2018
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 7th January 2018
Shantytown to Moana (Lake Brunner) by a route never done before. Gold Trail is an amazing ride through the history of the West Coast and the Gold Trails that both our ancestors and many Chinese walked, in the search ...
Where: Shantytown, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Rutherglen Rd, Paroa, Greymouth, Grey
From: 9:30am on Sunday 4th February 2018
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 4th February 2018