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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Mobile-friendly - 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. Continental breakfast available. Restaurant 100 metres from motel for cooked breakfasts/evening meals. Motel one kilometre from town centre. Five-minute stroll to large children's playground, recreational park, 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 more than 25 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 - 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 - ASURE Highpark Motor Inn is an 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 promise you a warm welcome and friendly, personal service.
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 executive superior accommodation. Our Suites and Apartments are prepared with care and presented with pride. Close to town (four minutes drive from the centre of Greymouth). Pamper yourselves with features such as flat screen TVs, DVD players, snack bars, private patios and comfortable king-size beds. Spa bath units are also available.
Mobile-friendly - From self-guided package tours, bike hire and bag storage to shuttles and accommodation, we have everything you need to plan and book an incredible mountain biking holiday on the West Coast. Linking with our sister company, Paparoa Shuttles, we deliver a full range of shuttle services supporting the Paparoa Track all year round.
Mobile-friendly - Cycle Journeys is a trail operator providing you with a one-stop service when planning your ride on the West Coast Wilderness Trail. We provide bike hire, luggage transportation, accommodation bookings and shuttles to and from the start and finish of the trail - whatever you need to make it easy! We can even arrange group transportation from Ōtautahi Christchurch.
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.
A tranquil oasis with modern chalet-style suites and access-friendly studio, with luxurious touches. Nestled in bush with abundant birdlife, only 10 minutes from the CBD and centrally located to West Coast attractions. Outdoor bbq evening meals during the summer months, and complimentary hot tub. Trip Advisor people’s choice award 2021.
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.
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, cyclists, trampers, sports teams, schools or other educational and social groups. Only 100 metres from Greymouth town centre, on New Zealand's wild West Coast.
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 - Paparoa Shuttles provides a full network of shuttles between Greymouth, Punakaiki, Blackball and the Smoke-ho Carpark. As well as our shuttle services, we can help book self-guided package tours, bike hire, bag storage, and accommodation. We have everything you need to plan and book an incredible tramping or mountain biking holiday on the West Coast.
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.
Spoil yourself at the West Coasts only restored miners hotel, and once world-renowned theatre. Lovingly restored, this gold rush Hotel features six themed ensuite rooms with blend of Victorian decor, antique furnishings, yet with all modern amenities. The hotel offers your favourite West Coast brewed beers, fine selection of wines or spirits, with restaurant/cafe. On-route to the Glaciers or Punakaiki.
Mobile-friendly - The TranzAlpine is rated as one of the world's best train journeys, travelling between Christchurch and Greymouth, over the spectacular Southern Alps. Experience views of dramatic alpine landscapes; snow-capped mountain peaks, thrilling viaducts, braided rivers, and sub-tropical rain forests. Enjoy world class carriages featuring panoramic windows, a licensed cafe, GPS triggered commentary, and open air viewing. Daily return service.
Mobile-friendly - Thrifty has you covered with 31 locations nationwide and a fleet of modern vehicles – whether you’re 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. Sign up to join Blue Chip and save 15%.
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Live Music at Monteith's Brewery
Tunes at the Brewery On the last Saturday of every month, we are bringing the tunes to town! Kicking off on Saturday, 28th May when we welcome the acoustic group The Brewery Hill Band. Come on down and get your ...
Where: Monteith's Brewing Co, Greymouth, Grey
Address: 60 Herbert St, Greymouth, Grey
From: 6:00pm on Saturday 28th May 2022
To: 9:00pm on Saturday 30th July 2022
Erika & CoCo Take You To Church!
All-Ages show with drag queens Erika & CoCo Flash all the way from Taranaki. Have a glamourously pink night out with live singing, lip synching, dancing, games and laughter at Sam's stunning Gloria of Greymouth ...
Where: Gloria of Greymouth (Pink Church), Greymouth, Grey
Address: 77 Packers Quay, Blaketown, Greymouth, Grey
From: 6:00pm on Friday 3rd June 2022
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 4th June 2022
Matariki Glow Show
The MATARIKI GLOW SHOW is back with an all-new, giant-scale puppet show for tamariki, educators and whãnau. The Glow Show’s magical glow-in-the-dark characters are getting ready to celebrate with you at 40 theatres ...
Where: Regent Theatre, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Cnr Mackay & Herbert Sts, Greymouth, Grey
From: 10:00am on Wednesday 29th June 2022
To: 12:25pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022
CPD Roadshow 2022
By attending one of our sessions, you will be meeting the CPD requirement towards renewing your practising license for 2023-2024 This Roadshow will be held in Greymouth on 21/07/22 in the morning. This session does ...
Where: Shantytown, Greymouth, Grey
Address: Rutherglen Rd, Paroa, Greymouth, Grey
From: 8:00am on Thursday 21st July 2022
To: 10:30am on Thursday 21st July 2022