The port town of Westport is the main town in the north of the West Coast on the South Island of New Zealand. Originally a gold mining town it is now coal mining that keeps the town growing. There are plenty of outdoor activities to do in Westport. Visit the fur seal colony at Cape Foulwind, go caving, rafting or jet boating on the Buller River. If adventure is not for you then take a step back in time at the Coaltown Museum in Westport and see what the town used to be like. more
Westport has everything... surfing, beaches, great fishing, mountain biking, hiking, ,hunting, a network of great art and artists, waterfalls and more. Helicopter tours can take you to untouched parts of the region that people rarely get to see... adventure awaits in Westport.
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Quiet location away from trains and traffic, 500 metres to Westport town centre. 12 quality ground-floor units, serviced daily. All units with fully equipped kitchens. Playground, barbecue, laundry, freezer, fax and off-street parking. Inspection welcome. Pets by prior arrangement. Seasonal rates apply; corporate rates and group bookings available.
Mobile-friendly - Spacious, comfortable ASURE 4-star rated accommodation in Westport, in the spectacular Northern West Coast. Great stop-over between the glaciers & the Nelson/Marlborough areas. Free WIFI, 50+ Sky channels, close to shops, supermarkets and restaurants. Studios 1, 2 and 3 bedroom family units, some with spa baths, and access units cater for all requirements. Free car parking and secure bicycle storage.
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Mobile-friendly - In the centre of town close to bars, shops, cafes, we offer a variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone. Standard dorm rooms (twins/doubles), self-contained rooms, twin, double and family, campervan power sites and tent sites. Facilities include: two TV rooms, two lounges, outdoor covered BBQ area. Lots of quiet garden areas to relax. FREE WiFi. 你好, 欢迎.
Mobile-friendly - Bella Vista Motel can fulfil your accommodation requirements whatever your reason for visiting Westport—business or pleasure. A great location with 18 self-contained and serviced units within walking distance to Westport town centre. Spa bath studios and single to king-size beds available. Free off-street car parking and bicycle storage, 50+ SKY channels, Free WIFI. Cooked and continental breakfast. Qualmark 4-star-rated Motel.
Buller Adventures is a locally owned business based in Westport. We provide a friendly, reliable mountain bike hire service utilising our fleet of fully equipped mountain bikes which are available for experiencing the amazing Old Ghost Road trail. Buller Adventures also provides a vehicle relocation service and passenger and bike transport at competitive rates.
Mobile-friendly - Diana and Ray welcome you to their beautifully renovated and refurbished motel in the heart of the Northern West Coast. All ground-floor, our apartments are new and stylish, but still with those little extras that our guests love! Stroll to cafes, bars, restaurants, craft shops and a short drive from the rugged beauty of the West Coast scenery and activities.
Enjoy the relaxing seaside setting at Carters Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park which is situated on the beachfront at CARTERS BEACH, 5kms from Westport. Carters Beach Top 10 Holiday Park is the ideal base to explore the breathtaking scenery of the West Coast. This 4 Star Plus Holiday Park provides quality accommodation and facilities from Park Motels to Tent Sites.
Between Westport & Pancake Rocks Punakaiki. Easy walk to beach & short drive to a range of outdoor-experiences for all ages. Stay a few days & explore the district - visit Denniston, take a tour with OutWest into the backcountry, Oparara & Heaphy track, Nile River glowworms & train trip through rainforest. Overnight stop between Glaciers, Nelson, St Arnaud areas.
Affectionately as "The Cos", this hotel has been in the Pratt family for three generations. We endeavour to serve quality heart meals and cosy accommodation at reasonable prices. A great place for visitors to mingle with the locals or rest after a day's travel. A great base for your The Old Ghost Road trip.
Mobile-friendly - NZ Dream Weddings organises weddings and honeymoons in New Zealand for international couples and Kiwi elopements. Donna offers friendliness, honesty and years of experience in assisting couples on their special day. Let Donna know date, style, and options then you can relax, assured that all you paperwork and plans are put together with expertise.
Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation is located halfway between Westport and Karamea. From secluded houses and lodging surrounded by native bush, overlooking the ocean (set up so that it feels like you're the last on earth), to a seaside campground—kiwi camping as it used to be.
Mobile-friendly - Get your Hire Bikes, hard tail or full suspension, from the people who service and ride bikes. With a good number of full/multi-day rides in and around Westport such as The Old Ghost Road , The Denniston Plateau, Charming Creek and The Heaphy Track. We offer a shuttle service as well as service workshop and Retail shop.
Discover the affordable luxury and comfort of Cape Foulwind's owner-hosted Omau Settlers Lodge Motel, built to the character of yesteryear. Guests can enjoy a warm welcome and total tranquility in beautiful surroundings. Separated from the main lodge are eight well-appointed king studios, each positioned to give guests maximum privacy.
Mobile-friendly - Unique combination of natural landforms, diverse ecosystems and spectacular caves and arches born of a million years of undisturbed isolation. Tucked away in a unique and remote corner of the warm rainforest of the Northern West Coast of New Zealand, near Karamea is the Oparara. Discover this beautiful and special area with us.
Mobile-friendly - Surrounded by majestic mountain ramparts and bush covered hills, the historic township of Seddonville is a mere 30 minutes scenic drive north of Westport - halfway to Karamea. Gateways to The Old Ghost Road and Charming Creek walkways & cycleways. Seddonville Hotel features 6 comfortable motel units, full bar facilities, meals, snacks, and hot and cold drinks.
Trampers transport to all tracks in the northern part of the South Island, including Kahurangi Park, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman. For all numbers of persons we can pick up by 4WD from accommodation or airport anytime of day to one or both ends of tracks including: Heaphy, Tablelands, Wangapeka, the Cobb Valley, and the Leslie Karamea.
Mobile-friendly - The recently renovated Hotel complex has a modern décor, sports bar, house bar, together with a restaurant and a Liquorland outlet. The Accommodation units provide a sheltered courtyard for guests to relax in. Our Accommodation units have all the facilities you would expect in a motel today. Our restaurant provides tasty cuisine and is open every day of the year.
Mobile-friendly - Thrifty has you covered with 30 locations nationwide and a fleet of modern vehicles - whether you're after a small car to zip around the city, a comfortable sedan to get you to your business meeting or a large 4WD to get your family up the mountain in style. Ask about our exclusive rates for AA Members.
The ideal location to experience the West Coast's breath-taking sunsets, scenery, beaches, and its stunning rainforest and historic mining site walkways. We provide top quality facilities with very high standards of cleanliness, ensuring you a most relaxing and delightful stay. Enjoy the many activities and adventures from this unique part of New Zealand right at your doorstep.
Mobile-friendly - The West Coast of the Southern Alps is an adventure and outdoor wonderland. There are beach and forest walks, eco tourism experiences, caving, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, jet-boating, jet-skiing, glacier walks, mountain biking, scenic flights, horse-treks, river and sea fishing, goldpanning and exploring the old gold mines and ghost towns. Cycle the new West Coast Wilderness Trail over 4 days.
Flashpacker accommodation with good facilities and good lock up garage for motorbikes and bikes. Wayne's World Westport offers a variety of accommodation options and welcomes the opportunity to make your stay in Westport most excellent! Double rooms and bunkroom. Wi-Fi included. Weekly rates available, all budgets catered for. $20 camping, $25 shared dorm rooms, $40 single, $60 double.
Mobile-friendly - Want peace, want quiet? Come and join us in five hectares of sheltered West Coast native bush. Experience unique birdlife in our peaceful setting. Wide range of warm, affordable accommodation including new Studio Motels, modern two-bedroom Park Motels, Ensuite Chalets and great camp facilities designed to please. So close to many of the famed West Coast natural attractions.
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Treasures of Tauranga Bay Community Conservation Day: POSTPONED
Unfortunately, due to the weather forecast predicting lots of rain on Monday, it has been decided to postpone this event until later in the summer. Please keep an eye out on here and around town for the revised date and ...
Where: Tauranga Bay, Westport, Buller
Address: Tauranga Bay Rd, Westport, Buller
From: 10:00am on Monday 23rd October 2017
To: 3:00pm on Monday 23rd October 2017
Deb Webber Show
Doors open 2:30 pm and the show starts 3 pm. There is no assigned seating, sit wherever feels right for you. Then the incredible Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings - connecting to ...
Where: Westport RSA, Westport, Buller
Address: 137 Palmerston St, Westport, Buller
From: 3:00pm on Sunday 12th November 2017
To: 5:30pm on Sunday 12th November 2017
Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.
Where: NBS Theatre, Westport, Buller
Address: 105 Palmerston St, Westport, Buller
From: 11:00am on Tuesday 28th November 2017
To: 1:00pm on Tuesday 28th November 2017
Interislander Summer Festival Westport Trots
West Coasters - join Westport Trotting Club on Boxing Day and December 28 for the Interislander Summer Festival. It's your chance to unwind from the Christmas rush (and enjoy a picnic of Christmas leftovers!) at a ...
Where: Westport Trotting Club, Westport, Buller
Address: 15 Derby St, Westport, Buller
From: 10:00am on Tuesday 26th December 2017
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 28th December 2017