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Eat whitebait like you’ve never tried it before and enjoy legendary West Coast hospitality at one of these four great Festivals! The festivals are a coast-wide series of events for the whole family. With so much to taste, see and do this is the ultimate getaway for the whitebait lover!

Karamea Village Hotel: Sat 8th October, from 1pm.

Come and visit the wonderful Karamea region and enjoy the delicacy of fresh whitebait.


Haast Heritage Hotel: Sat 8th Oct, 11.30am – 4pm

The Haast Whitebait Festival & Market Day is back again on 6 October at the Heartland World Heritage Hotel. Make sure you circle the day in your calendar and prepare to bring your appetite!


Westport Town Centre: Friday 21st Oct, 5pm – 9pm

If you love whitebait, this is the festival for you. With loads of delicious, fresh, whitebait on offer in a variety of forms, Live music, community stalls and fun for the whole family.


Greymouth Monteiths Brewery: Sat 12th November, 11am – 5pm