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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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.
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 - Golden Bay Coachlines operate daily scheduled services from Nelson to Golden Bay, Abel Tasman National Park and the Heaphy Track via Richmond, Motueka, Takaka and Collingwood. We also provide bus charters in Golden Bay. Operating modern air-conditioned coaches, join us as we take you on a scenic journey through limestone outcrops, rolling hills and vast golden beaches.
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 Old Ghost Road , Denniston Plateau, Charming Creek, Heaphy Track, Paparoa and Pike 29 Track. We offer a shuttle service as well as service workshop and Retail shop.
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 - The Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge is managed by the Charitable Trust that operates The Old Ghost Road. From the front deck you can just about cast a fishing line into the mighty Mokihinui River. From each room, the jagged edge of the Glasgow Range silhouettes an untouched sky. Any direction you listen or look, you're immersed in native wilderness.
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.
Nestled in the bush clad peninsula of the West Coast's Tauranga Bay overlooking the Tasman surf, the Bay House has an unique coastal location giving a sense of escape to somewhere close to paradise. Luxury 'island style' accommodation offering beautiful coastal cottages in an idyllic beachside location.
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 32 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.
Mobile-friendly - Our beautiful historical home caters for the budget conscious traveller offering double and twin rooms, as well as 4, 6 and 8 bed dorm rooms. Enjoy the cosy fires in the winter or the beautiful gardens and decks in summer with room to pitch a tent. We have two lounge rooms, a large, new, fully equipped kitchen and modern bathrooms.
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 - Come and experience surfing at a stunning location on the West Coast of the South Island - Tauranga Bay! This beach provides both first timers with a safe and invigorating environment to learn in as well as providing some world class waves for the more experienced surfers.
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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Where: Club Buller Library, Westport, West Coast
Address: 44 Queens Street
From: 11:00am on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
To: 12:30pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Great EV Road Trip 2019
The #LeadingTheCharge Great EV Road Trip 2019 is in its 5th year. A convoy of electric cars travel around the country holding roadshow type events at each stop. 41 events, 31 days, 5200km+, this year the convoy is ...
Where: New World Carpark, Westport, West Coast
Address: 244 Palmerston Street, Westport
From: 10:00am on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
To: 11:00am on Wednesday 3rd April 2019
SGCNZ Buller/West Coast Regional UOSWSF 2019
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Where: Buller High School, Westport, Buller
Address: 33 Derby St, Westport, Buller
From: 7:00pm on Friday 5th April 2019
To: 9:00pm on Friday 5th April 2019
Ktoo are Kevin McLoughlin and Kevin Ikin, two folk veterans who hail from Dunedin and first played together at The New Edinburgh Folk Club in the early 1980s. They both played (at different times) in the famous “The ...
Where: Buller REAP, Westport, Buller
Address: 111 Palmerston Street, Westport, Buller
From: 7:30pm on Saturday 6th April 2019
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 6th April 2019
The Big Bike Film Night
Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you. Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience ...
Where: NBS Theatre, Westport, Buller
Address: 105 Palmerston St, Westport, Buller
From: 7:30pm on Friday 24th May 2019
To: 9:45pm on Friday 24th May 2019
Matariki Glow Show
“Only 30 seconds gone and all of us are captivated, spellbound and lapping it up.” - Alan Scott-Theatre Review 15,000+ children saw this extraordinary show in 2017/18. 700 schools will hear about it in ...
Where: NBS Theatre, Westport, Buller
Address: 105 Palmerston St, Westport, Buller
From: 10:00am on Friday 21st June 2019
To: 12:30pm on Friday 21st June 2019