If you are considering a trip to New Zealand, add the Buller District West Coast New Zealand to your itinerary. Read on to discover more and view a short video clip about the region, courtesy of Tourism West Coast.
If you’re ever in Westport, a visit to the Denniston incline should be top of your list. Immerse yourself in the history of coal mining in New Zealand at this abandoned coal mining settlement, and get a sense of how life would have been for those who lived ‘on the hill.’
Explore the spectacular Cape Foulwind Seal Colony and spectacular walkway. This clifftop walk also features a working lighthouse and provides panoramic views of mountains and rugged untamed coastline.
The Old Ghost Road is a rugged mountain biking and tramping trail which connects the old dray road in the Lyell (Upper Buller Gorge) to the Mokihinui River in the north. Not for the faint hearted, it traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys.