Cape Foulwind Accommodation Westport NZ

Getaway Package for Two – Escape to the Cape!

Come and relax and enjoy total tranquility in beautiful surroundings.  Omau Settlers Lodge brings you a fantastic package deal for two, so you can make the most of your time at stunning Cape Foulwind, a hidden gem on the West Coast, New Zealand. This accommodation, meal & activity package includes: TWO nights accommodation at Omau…

Leeann Hill Massage Healthwise Naturopathy

Healthwise Naturopathy & Massage Therapist

We are extremely lucky to have Leeann Hill, Healthwise Naturopathy & Massage Therapist, in residence at Cape Foulwind. Getting There Bookings are essential – and Leeann’s tranquil location is only a 2-minute drive from Omau Settlers Lodge and less than one kilometre from Tauranga Bay & popular Cape Foulwind Seal Colony. If you feel like…

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West Coast Surf – Surfing New Zealand

West Coast Surf is based at Tauranga Bay, Cape Foulwind. So if Surfing New Zealand is on your bucket list, this is an ideal activity for you. The beach provides beginners with a safe & invigorating environment to learn in, as well as some world-class waves for the more experienced surfer. West Coast Surf offers…

Star Tavern Cape Foulwind Westport Restaurants NZ

Star Tavern

“Arrive as strangers, leave as friends” Known as New Zealand’s closest pub to Australia, the Star Tavern at Cape Foulwind is the epitome of your friendly rural tavern.  Dishing up a warm welcome, along with generously proportioned grub in its old-fashioned dining room, pool table, table tennis, jukebox and garden bar, it’s no wonder that…

Cape Foulwind Accommodation Westport New Zealand

Welcome to our Blog

Greetings from The Cape! In 2016, we decided to embark on a complete change of direction, career and a new adventure. As a result we packed our bags and sold our Hamilton home, giving up the security of full time jobs, to purchase a boutique motel, Omau Settlers Lodge on the West Coast. So far we’ve enjoyed…

Things to see and do Westport New Zealand

Popular Walks, Cycle Trails & Activities in Buller

Westport is the largest service township in the Buller District. It’s often described as the wilderness gateway to the region, with access to an amazing range of outdoor activities and experiences. There’s an eclectic mix of retail shops, craft galleries and food & beverage outlets in the township. Westport also boasts a museum, a theatre…

Eat & Drink Westport Restaurants NZ

Nearby Places to Eat & Drink

A few of our favourite places to eat at the Cape, nearby Westport township and beyond; Cape Foulwind Walk to neighbouring Star Tavern (dine in or takeaway) Carters Beach (5 minutes drive) Donaldo’s Cafe & Restaurant (dine in or takeaway) Westport (10 minutes drive to town) Denniston Dog Portside Bistro & Bar Johnny’s Restaurant The Copper Pot (dine…