Walking & hiking

Westport Walks

Directions

About

Walks in the Westport area, northern West Coast New Zealand.

More information

Seal Colony and Cape Foulwind walkway

Time: 10 minutes or 1 hr 30 minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

An easy walk from the Tauranga Bay car park leads to viewing platforms overlooking the seal colony. The track continues above the coastline to the historic Cape Foulwind lighthouse.

Constant and Joyce Bays

Time: 15 minutes.

Skill level: Easy.

Coastal rock formations and sea views.

Denniston Bridle Path walk

Time: 3 hours up, 2 hours down.

Skill level: Moderate.

Sign posted from Conns Creek Road between Waimangaroa, this historic bridal track used by coalminers makes a pleasant, if steep, bush walk.

Denniston town walk

Time: 40 minutes.

Skill level: Easy

From Friends of the Hill Museum on the Denniston Plateau this walk takes you via the old historic sites of Denniston Township.

Charming Creek walkway

Time: 6 hours one way

Skill level: Easy.

The first 30 minutes of this walks from the Ngakawau end provides a delightful walk along a siding used to shunt timber and coal to Ngakawau Railway.

35 km north-east of Westport.


More information on West Coast walks

For more information on West Coast Walks please visit:

Directions

Westport, West Coast, 7825, New Zealand
Get directions

Related Listings

Westport and Karamea
Accommodation
Lyell campsite Lyell Campsite

The site of the historic gold-rush town of Lyell, this large, grassed campsite is easily accessible.

$4 - $8 per night.
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
See & Do
Nikau Walk Kohaihai / Karamea Walks

Walks in the Karamea and Kohaihai area in northern West Coast New Zealand.

Learn more
Westport and Karamea
See & Do
Oparara-Arches-1863.JPG Oparara Arches

Tucked away in a corner of Kahurangi National Park, The Oparara has a magic all of its own, born of a million years of undisturbed isolation.

Free
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
See & Do
Denniston Mine Denniston

Once a leading coal mining town, Denniston sits high on a steep incline railway once described as the eight wonder of the world.

FREE
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
Accommodation
basils Bazils Hostel & Surf School

Welcome to Bazil's Hostel & Surf School on the stunning West Coast, your gateway to hiking, kayaking, surfing, mountain biking and caving adventures. Centrally located in town, close to bars, shops and caf├ęs.

$33 - $100
Learn more
Westport and Karamea
See & Do
Buller Swing Bridge 1 Buller Swing Bridge

Feel the rush of the Cometline ride, experience the thrill of a jet boat, walk the heights of New Zealand's longest swingbridge, pan for gold, or simply relax and take in the views of Buller Gorge.

$10 to $115
Learn more