Tag: Walking Trails

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks Dolomite Point

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks New Zealand South Island

Explore Punakaiki Pancake Rocks  Punakaiki is a small community between Westport and Greymouth and is home of well known Pancake Rocks in New Zealand’s South Island.

June 20, 2018 0
Charming Creek Walkway West Coast NZ

Charming Creek Walkway West Coast NZ

Charming Creek Walkway West Coast NZ is just North of Westport is suitable for both walkers and mountain bike users. The entire trail, starting at Hector and finishing at Seddonville, is 19km long. It’s also suitable for running and is a Grade 3 Mountain Bike track. Getting There Charming Creek Walkway is located 35-40 minutes…
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July 10, 2017 0
Denniston Plateau West Coast New Zealand

Learn History of Coal Mining in New Zealand at Denniston

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.’ Getting There The Denniston…
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July 2, 2017 0
Seal Colony Walkway Cape Foulwind New Zealand

Cape Foulwind Seal Colony and Walkway

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.

June 15, 2017 9
Old Ghost Road MTB Cycle Trail Tramping West Coast NZ

Old Ghost Road Cycle Trail

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. A long-forgotten gold miners’ road, the…
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