Greymouth Things to Do

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  • 1. History House Museum

    This little museum is tucked around the wharf-end of the floodwall, just opposite the artistic sculpture of mining tools. History House is pretty small, but it's full of photos and documents from...

  • 2. Caves, Glow-worms and a zipline flight

    Go to the bright green building next to McDonalds as these guys are really helpful. I did their blackwater rafting trip. We were actually on tubes and not in a...

  • 3. Paparoa National Park

    The Paparoa range is made out of granite and limestone underlies it. It's most know by the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes that are shaped that way by wind and...

  • 4. Take the Trazalpine to Christchurch

    Your train wil depart from Greymouth in the afternoon at around 1:30 pm and pass Lake Brunner, a world class trout fishing lake, before crossing the Taramakau...

  • 5. Visit the pancake rocks and see the blow holes

    We took a cab to the same as public transport in NZ is pretty handicapped in the tourist season! A journey of abt an hour brought us to these rocks, we spent a...

  • 6. Tick Tock, Tick Tock

    Thought I'd break into some nursery rhyme but chose against it. The clock tower has it's bit of history which you can read from the plaque at the tower itself....

  • 7. Franz Joseph Glacier

    Down the west coast you can find Franz Joseph and Fox Glaciers. You can do scenic hiking tours up the glacier, they last either half a day or a full day. With...

  • 8. Cape Foulwind

    This is a lighthouse site. There's also a seal colony here now and you can do a 2.5 hour walk to another bay. When we were there, the seals had puppies. There...

  • 9. Stop for lunch picnic at Lake Mahinapua

    Lake Mahinapua is located between greymouth and HokitikaWe stopped here on our way to Hokitika after leaving Shanty Town and when we saw the lake, we decided to...

  • 10. Visit Shanty Town

    it's a replica of what the city was like on the Old days during the Gold Mining Booming. It's fun to go if you have never been to a place like this and esp if...

  • 11. Go to Punakaiki Rocks at Sunset

    Drive from greymouth to punakaiki takes 20 minutes. The scenery along the way was breathtaking .... you can see teh sea along the wayThere is a 30 minutes walk...

  • 12. Montieth Brewery Tour

    A must do in Greymouth, the Montieth Brewery tour is a great tour to take when you want to meet other traveler's and taste some good beer. The entry price is a...

  • 13. Jade Factory (at Hokitika)

    The Jade Factory is one of the few places where shoppers can watch skilled Carvers at work creating one-off originals. It gives visitors a chance to wander...

  • 14. Punakaiki (Pancake) Rocks

    Paparoa National Park - Known for its Pancakes. These fascinating limestone formations put on a spectacular spouting display in certain sea conditions. The...

  • 15. Gold panning and NZ history

    A trip out to Shantytown is a bit of fun. There are taxis that will do the trip out there for $20 return p.p.The old shops are moderately interesting, but...

  • 16. Great fun

    I enjoyed the tour of the Monteiths brewery in Greymouth. You get ample opportunity to sample what Monteiths has to offer. It's reasonably priced as well at...

  • 17. Visitor Information Centre

    A good place to start in Greymouth is by taking a look in the Visitor Information Centre. Interestingly, so far from Napier, yet this building is very Art Deco...

  • 18. Shantytown

    An authentic 1880s town with steam train rides, gold panning (guaranteed to find gold), horse and buggy rides. Over 30 buildings on display - plus a licensed...

  • 19. Punakaiki - Blowholes

    Mysterious limestone rock. To see them, take Dolomite Point Walk, a 10-minutes walk stroll from the main highway around the rocks and blowholes, and back again.

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