Enjoy amazing tales of our early settlers and the trials and tribulations they faced living on the West Coast. Visit Shantytown... Read More
Forge your own knife at Barrytown knifemaking. Carve your own piece of pounamu at Barrytown Jade. Visit Blackball’s famous... Read More
The TranzAlpine train journey is a spectacular, world class train trip travelling from Christchurch to Greymouth and... Read More
With 65% of the district covered in Department of Conservation land, there are a great number of short walks, single and multi... Read More
Have a Wild West kayaking, rafting, zipline or glow worm adventure. Visit On Yer Bike! for some hagglund, quadbike or go kart... Read More
With over 150 years experience in brewing, Monteiths Brewery is iconic with the West Coast of the South Island. Located in... Read More
The Otira Viaduct just north of Arthurs Pass is impressive! Spanning 440m it was created to replace a narrow stretch of winding... Read More
Explore the Coastal Pathway on foot or by cycle, Greymouth Flood wall, Cobden Lagoon, Kowhai Bush walk, Gun emplacement walk,... Read More
Covering an area of 40 km² and arguably one of the warmest lakes in the South Island, Moana and Lake Brunner are fantastic... Read More
The Grey district’s premier Mountain bike ride and also a fantastic trek! The track traverses the Paparoa range between... Read More
The West Coast is renowned for its rivers they’re some of the most highly valued in New Zealand. Whether you’re... Read More
There are a great range of scenic locations with amazing stories to tell, here are some of our favourites; Woods Creek track... Read More
Grey by name but green in nature!
Named after the mighty Grey River, the Grey district and main centre of Greymouth have an inspiring history full of legends, myths, rogues and riches.
Situated between the Southern Alps and Tasman sea and amongst lush rainforest, our district is a family friendly adventure hub, just 45 minutes from Punakaiki, 30 minutes from Lake Brunner and 2.5 hours from the mighty Franz Josef Glacier. The perfect base for your West Coast of the Southern Alps get-away!… Read More
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