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 - Ace Rental Cars is New Zealand's largest locally owned rental car company.Rent the experience. All our vehicles are fully serviced and maintained every 6 months. Ace Rental Cars now operate seventeen branches across fifteen cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. In addition to the core fleet of older vehicles, the company also provide a Premium fleet, featuring brand new vehicles.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Discover what you've been missing with New Zealand's most trusted car rental brand, offering a wide range of late model cars, 4WDs and vans, available from more than 40 convenient locations nationwide. Avis rentals also include unlimited kilometres, free standard insurance, and 24-hour breakdown service from AA Roadside Assistance. You can also earn Airpoints Dollars™ when renting with Avis.
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.
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.
East West Coaches has been providing transport to and from the West Coast for over 25 years, Operating in both Lewis and Arthur's Pass. Shuttles from Westport & Greymouth to Christchurch and returning daily.
Mobile-friendly - Superb accommodation in the heart of Greymouth. Experience excellence and comfort in our high-class range of studios and suites. Friendly hosts keen to assist. Located opposite the Aquatic Centre and the new Westland Sports Stadium and an easy drive to the wonderful natural Westland attractions. FREE unlimited Internet access and online booking. We have it all.
Mobile-friendly - You'll be wowed by Gary the Glow-worm on Greymouth's amazing Glow-worm Cave Tour. Step into his galaxy world of glittering glow-worms like stunning stars in the night sky. Get right up close and learn about Gary's amazing lifestyle and his romantic side. On the 35min shuttle to Gary's cave located deep into gold hunting country you'll be entertained by stories.
City comfort, country quiet. Boutique accommodation comprising four large sound-proofed queen suites, and an access studio, in a quiet bush location, next door to Shantytown. Free WiFi, and smart TVs in each unit. Relax to the wind in the trees and the bird song while you enjoy the rural views from your private deck.
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.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Top rated on Tripadvisor. On Yer Bike offers fully-guided off road adventures on a range of awesome machinery including quads, buggies, ex-military hagglunds, and more! Visually stunning scenery through untouched native rain-forest. Self-drive our machines built to go places you never thought were possible! We can cater for individuals, couples, groups, and children. Open 8am - 5pm 7 days.
Mobile-friendly - Pedaltours, since 1985: the original New Zealand guided and fully supported cycle tour company. We offer great guides, fabulous lodges and meals, amazing scenery and wonderful biking. 2 to 22 days. Custom tours are our speciality, budget or five-star. Freephone: From US 1 888 222 9187. From Canada: 1 877 804 9118 or +64 9 585 1338
One of New Zealand's premier heritage attractions. A faithfully restored 1900s pioneer town, born out of and stimulated by the West Coast gold rushes of the 1860s. Ride the steam train through beautiful native bush to a gold claim and pan for gold! This leading attraction also offers wedding and conference facilities.
It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone! With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April).
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Adam McGrath - Ragged Ramble Tour
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Where: Barrytown Hall, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 1 Main St, Barrytown, Greymouth, Grey
From: 7:30pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 26th May 2019
AECS Automotive Roadshow
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Where: Tai Poutini Polytechnic, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 73-87 Tainui St, Greymouth, Grey
From: 6:00pm on Tuesday 28th May 2019
To: 8:00pm on Tuesday 28th May 2019
Disney's Freaky Friday a New Musical
Exciting news!! A Disney Australasian Premiere, right here In Greymouth. The directors of our hugely successful 2018 musical “The Addams Family - A New Musical” are looking to repeat this success again this year ...
Where: Regent Theatre, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Cnr Mackay & Herbert Sts, Greymouth, Grey
From: 7:00pm on Thursday 20th June 2019
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 29th June 2019
Loss, Grief and Healing Seminar with Sue
If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people ...
Where: Regent Theatre, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Cnr Mackay & Herbert Sts, Greymouth, Grey
From: 7:00pm on Friday 13th September 2019
To: 10:00pm on Friday 13th September 2019
Wool On Wheels Pop Up
Do you love a good yarn? So do we! All the variety of a major yarn market in one room so you can squish to your heart's delight. This is your annual opportunity to browse an amazing selection of artisan yarns, ...
Where: New Coasters, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 38 Albert St, Greymouth, Grey
From: 4:00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019
To: 7:00pm on Thursday 19th September 2019