Westport is located at the North of the West Coast region of the SAoth Island of New Zealand. Delightfully located on the northern bank of the mouth of theBuller river, close to Cape Foulwind, Westport is 100 kms north of Greymouth and southwest of Nelson near the beautiful Buller gorge. Dominated by the spectacular Great Southern Alps, the area features lush native bush, lakes, rivers, and rugged coastline. The climate is mild, perfect for scenic walks, amazing adventures, and relaxation on the wonderful beaches. With two national parks,kaurangi and Paparoa, there are many walking and tramping tracks providing access to one of the world's most beautiful natural environments. The forests are host to a myriad of native birds including rare species, while at Cape Foulwind you can visit a seal breeding colony.For more inquisitive or adventurous types, descend into an underground labyrinth, investigate a limestone cavern system, challenge the white waters by raft or kayak, surge the rivers by jet boat, or explore the bushlands by mountain bike, Argos, or on horseback. Raft through the surf on a dolphin encounter, tube raft through underworld tunnels and glow worm grottos, grab a surfboard and ride the big West Coast waves, or take hold of a fishing rod on a chartered fishing boat. Jump in a unimog and go for a spin.
Watch the sun set as you dine overlooking the surf of the Tasman Sea. There is amyriaqd of dining opions from award winning restaurants to street cafes set in historic buildings.
Westport offers a range of accommodation options from hostels for the budget condscious travellers to luxury hotels, apart,mernt and resorts for corporate travellers and holidaymakers alike