Hurunui Jacks Ltd
Hurunui Jacks is approx. 12km inland from Hokitika, and 5km from stunning Lake Kaniere. Whilst staying next to the river in our luxury tent, or in our cosy cottage for two, The Nest, you can feel free to explore our 30 plus acres of native land, surrounded by National Park and Dept. of Conservation land, take a walk down to the river, then on to our newly developed bush walk, and just breathe in the peace of it all. Feed the rainbow trout in our lake and watch them jump right out of the water on a good day. Due to an unforeseen change in circumstances Hurunui Jacks will not be open every day for food/drinks. If you are looking at calling in please phone or email first to check. All accommodation is operating as usual.
Kaniere Post Centre, Hokitika 7858
(03)7558683 or 0274629190
Fitzherbert Court Motel
Whether a business traveller needing corporate West-Coast- accommodation, or a family using Hokitika as a base to explore the rest of the unique surroundings that the West Coast has to offer. Fitzherbert Court motel-accommodation is only 1.25 hours drive to Punakaiki, 1.5 hours to the glaciers, 3 hours to Christchurch & 30 minutes from Greymouth.
Fitzherbert Street, Hokitika, 7810
(03) 7555342 or 021 0468194
Theatre Royal Hotel
Built in 1876, at the beginning of the Kumara gold rush, the Hotel was the meeting, entertaining and playing place for the miners who had arrived in Kumara, from all around the world. When current owners Kerrie and Mark Fitzgibbon purchased the hotel in 2010 it was derelict, vandalised and in total disrepair. Two years were spent with local tradesmen working to restore and rebuild the old building, which holds many special memories for Coasters of today.
81 Seddon St, Kumara, Westland
(03) 736 9277
Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park
We are located right on the beachfront and the WC Wilderness Trail is right on our doorstep so we can provide direct access onto the trail. This, along with bikes for hire, Trail Transport (a shuttle service for the WC Wilderness Trail) and our wide range of modern accommodation from luxury apartments through to our quality motels, self-contained units, cabins and sites makes us the perfect location to base your WC Wilderness Trail experience from.
2 Chesterfield Street, Greymouth, 7805
0800 867 104 or 03 768 6618
Coleraine provides for discerning travellers who are seeking quality accommodation without excessive expense. They prepare suites and apartments with care and present these units with pride. The new but very experienced and well travelled owner-operators make every endeavour to provide for the comfort of their guests. Our garage is available for cycle storage. Keen cyclists ourselves, we are really enthusiastic about the trail.
61 High Street, Greymouth, 7805
03 768 0077
Bella Vista Hokitika
Bella Vista Hokitika is a modern 16 unit motel complex, offering 16 superior fully serviced motel units to accommodate corporates, couples, solo travellers and families. The motel is ideally located, with just a four minute flat walk to Hokitika's town centre.
52 Fitzherbert Street, Hokitika, West Coast
03 755 8047
Tucked away on it's "own little corner of the world", with the rugged beauty of the Hokitika River a few steps away and on a crisp clear day unsurpassed views of the majestic Southern Alps and Mount Cook, sits The Pioneer Hotel - Hokitika's true "West Coast Pub".
80 Gibson Quay, Hokitika, 7810
03 755 8641
Stumpers Bar, Cafe
Stumpers Bar, Cafe & Accommodation is in the heart of Hokitika with everything you need for a hassle free stay on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. They also offer a great option for dining in Hokitika with an onsite bar and cafe that has excellent value.
PO Box 35, Hokitika, 7842
03 755 6154
252 Beachside Motels and Holiday Park
252 Beachside Motels and Holiday Park self-contained motel accommodation has ample parking for bikes, boats and trailers. Camper van Parks and budget cabins makes this a complex which caters for all.
252 Revell Street, Hokitika, 7810
03 755 8773
Located 6 km east of Hokitika, Westside Rides have a self-contained cottage overlooking the Hokitika River & the Southern Alps, offering accommodation, bike hire and guiding. They are also able to arrange other activities, such as kayaking, paddle boat cruises, bush walks, & even a wee explore of some of the regions fine old Hostelries.
253 Woodstock - Rimu Road, Hokitika
03 755 6508 or 0212609233
The stunning Beachfront Hotel Hokitika is located in central Hokitika on New Zealand's West Coast and offers a wide range of quality accommodation, full dining and event facilities.
111 Revell Street, Hokitika, 7810
03 755 8344
Charles Court Motel
Charles Court Motel is situated in a 2ha park-like setting right next to South Beach, and on the West Coast Wilderness cycle trail, only 8 minutes drive from the Greymouth town centre. The motel complex has direct beach access, with stunning mountain views and amazing sunsets.
350 Main South Road, Paroa, Greymouth 7805
03 762 6619 or 0272850072
Lake Kaniere Homestay
Lake Kaniere Homestay overlooks the northern shore of the lake, not 50 meters away. The house is set in native bush, on a cul-de-sac, lakeside road with very little traffic and great views of the lake and surrounding mountains.
70 Sunny Bight Rd, Lake Kaniere,
03 755 7534
Wilderness Trail Shuttle
We are committed to ensuring your complete enjoyment of the trail by providing a professionally run shuttle service that can transport you and your bike to all points on the trail or pick you up at the end of a day's riding. We have plenty of local knowledge and are keen to help you with all aspects of your planning whatever your budget. We look forward to hearing from you so please don't hesitate to contact us.
216 Revell Street, Hokitika, 7810
03 7555042 or 0212633299
Hokitika Cycles and Sportsworld
Right in the Hub of the West Coast Wilderness Trail, Hokitika Cycles & Sportsworld is the perfect place to hire your bikes & organise shuttle transport for one day or multi days on the trail.
Our quality bikes are carefully selected to be perfect for the West Coast Wilderness Trail. Our Authorised workshop and Shimano service centre keeps all our hire bikes fully serviced and exceptionally maintained.
With huge kilometres spent riding the trail, our expert advice will help you personalise your ride so you get an adventure of a lifetime.
We look forward to hearing from you.
33 Tancred Street, Hokitika, 7810
03 755 8662
Colls Sportsworld, Greymouth
CYCLE HIRE & ACCESSORIES
Owned and operated by Coasters with a wealth of cycling and local knowledge. We have the latest bikes and accessories for hire and sale with an on-site bike mechanic. Just arrived - Electric Mountain Bikes for hire - please contact us for further information. We also stock a wide range of sports clothing, Icebreaker Merino, hunting, fishing, camping, sporting equipment and footwear.
53 Mackey Street, Greymouth, 7805
03 7684060 or 0276525402
Greymouth is the largest town on the West Coast and the central hub of the region. It offers a wide range of retail, banking, medical, and other key amenities and services.
Greymouth is the start of the West Coast Wilderness Trail and the gateway to the world famous Tranz Alpine Train which arrives and departs to Christchurch daily along with coach and shuttle services to and from South Island centres. Greymouth boasts a wide range of accommodation and activities options, making it a great base to start your West Coast Wilderness Trail experience.
Activities range from the outdoor cave tubing, white water rafting, kayaking and canoeing, to climbing, hiking, guided walks and scenic flights. Visit the historic Gold Mine town "Shantytown" only a few kms off the cycle trail or stop in at the Monteiths Brewery for a West Coast brew. Other activities in the area include 4wd bike tours, knife making, the famous Pancake Rocks and blowholes of Punakaiki, Jade carving, horse trekking and trout fishing tours in and around the Lake District. There is so much to do and see!
Kumara is a former gold mining town where many came to seek their fortune, particularly the Irish. The town was once the home of the most famous West Coaster, Richard John Seddon, Premier of the Liberal Government from 1893 until his death in 1906.
Today, Kumara is a service town for tourists and farmers. The race course at Kumara provides a base for competitors and their support teams heading off on the annual Coast to Coast endurance race and the annual race meeting brings thousands of visitors each year.
Kumara offers lots for the outdoor enthusiast from tramping, hunting and fishing to fossicking for gold. Lake Brunner and the Taramakau River offer magnificent scenery and great brown trout fishing while the lower Taramakau is famous for its whitebait runs.
Hokitika is inspired by local landscapes and raw materials: jade, gold and other minerals, driftwood, timber, clay, shell, bone and fibres. It is, therefore, no coincidence that craft artists, sculptors, jewellers, painters and poets have chosen the Hokitika area as their home. Hokitika has a vibrant artisan community, and the area is now internationally renowned as a centre of creative arts.
The Hokitika Gorge is worth a visit. The vivid turquoise water surrounded by lush native bush looks amazing and it is only 33kms from Hokitika. Visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, including the exhilarating West Coast Treetop Walk, white water rafting, kayaking and canoeing, climbing, hiking and guided walks, scenic flights, helicopter flights and glacier landings. Hokitika also hosts the national Kiwi Centre, museums and theatre, and a choice of fine cafes, restaurants, and quality accommodation.
Ross is an easy 25 minute drive south of Hokitika. Originally founded on gold, Ross has a colourful history, and local heritage guides love to introduce visitors to their town. View a working gold mine, pan for gold, just as the old miners did, or visit one of the many historic sites. Ross has a general store, and a service station for motoring needs.
John Wood & Associates
John Wood and Associates Ltd, specialise in providing high quality, personalised financial advice to our clients, whether advising on life insurance, retirement planning or investing.
12 Boundary Street, Greymouth, 7805
03 768 6947
Westland Medical Centre
Westland Medical Centre is the major provider of primary health care to the local community. The practice now supports three General Practitioners, four full time and a part time practice nurse.
54A Sewell Street, Hokitika, 7810
03 755 8180
Westland Pharmacy is the only pharmacy between Hokitika and Wanaka. The pharmacy has a comprehensive range of travel essentials including insect repellant, vitamin supplements and medicines.
Corner Weld and Tancred Streets, Hokitika
03 755 8150
Adventure South Tour Operator
Adventure South operates a range of guided cycling, hiking and multi-adventure holidays to suit all levels of fitness. Our NZ road cycling tours allow you to do some great bicycling. The West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail - supported cycling holiday encapsulates the essence of New Zealand.
PO Box 33153, Christchurch 8244
03 942 1222
Pure Trails New Zealand
Pure Trails New Zealand tour operators are kiwi outdoor enthusiasts and know what makes a great holiday. Tours are well planned, thoughtfully paced, and full of fun and adventure as well as excellent value. Eat well, sleep well, challenge yourself, discover and explore.
PO Box 1638 Christchurch 8140
+64 21 178 8287 / 0800 222 775
Meet a Local
Paul offers visitors natural and history tours of his West Coast Wildlife Sanctuary in return for a donation towards predator control work he does on his property. Tea & coffee available.
Learn about this early Kawhaka Settlement.
A division of Paul Sinclair Contracting Ltd.
Owner Operator of Portable Toilets and Showers
The Farm; 1804 Old Christchurch Road KAWHAKA - Tom's Hut, Manzoni, Kawhaka, (on day 2 Kumara to Cowboy Paradise)
03 755 6003: Three Mile 03 755 6004: The Farm; 027 246 0266 anywhere
The Junction Cafe & Honey Centre
Newly reopened on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island with mountain views and only 2 km drive to the beach. The junction café has a great range of delicious food for good value, local honey and products, real fruit ice-cream! Buzz on in and see the live bees and check out our daily deals.
Coast Road, RD1, Kumara Junction
022 384 0533
Trail Transport – Bike Hire & Shuttle Services
"Trail Transport" is a shuttle service allowing you easy, convenient access to the West Coast Wilderness Trail between Greymouth and Ross.
We are based in Greymouth at Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park which is located right on the trail. We can offer vehicle storage, bike hire and shuttle services for you and your bikes to all points along the trail as well as plenty of quality accommodation options.
It's early days on the trail and the infrastructure is still being set up so please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions/queries.
2 Chesterfield Street, Greymouth, 7805
0800 867 104 or Matt 0276618024
Sophisticated and spacious, Paramata Lodge is a luxury destination at the southern end of the Wilderness Trail. Just south of Ross in a beautiful and peaceful setting, beside ancient protected forest, and miles of remote sandy beach all three guest bedrooms have stunning mountain, forest and sea views. Super-king beds, a deep bath, artworks, kayaking and walks, with dinner and guided tour options.
554 Bold Head Road, RD1. Ross 7885, Westland
03 755 4250
Tuatara Tours NZ Ltd
Located in Christchurch Tuatara Tours runs 4 day fully guided and catered tours on the West Coast Wilderness Trail. Let us take care of the details, leaving you more time to relax and explore. We can collect you from Christchurch or Greymouth.
Ground Floor, 148 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013
0800 377 378 or +64 3 962 3280
Not a Rail Trail
Not a Rail Trail are the specialists in South Island Cycle Trails. Tours are fully inclusive (excluding alcohol) to ensure you don't have to pay for anything once on tour. They're fully supported which means mixed ability groups can ride together and we limit groups to no more than 10 people in order to maximize our service. We are also able to customize tours for larger, private groups, if required. Visit our website for full details of all tour options
PO Box 2716, Wakatipu, Queenstown 9349
0800 4 CYCLE or +64 3 428 2912
Ross Goldfields Information & Heritage Centre
Located at the south end of Aylmer Street, Ross, the Info Centre is either the start or end of the Wilderness Trail. We have beautiful park like grounds with picnic tables and clean toilets. Souvenirs, Gold Panning, Walks and Information.
4 Aylmer Street, Ross, Westland
+64 3 755 4077
Shantytown Heritage Park
Discover fascinating stories of real New Zealanders and experience a recreated gold-rush village. West Coast isolation, extreme weather and rugged terrain produced stories of fortitude and ingenuity. Shantytown tells these pioneering stories through a fascinating mix of experience and displays.
Ride the Steam Train through native rainforest, experience the sights and sounds of a working sawmill, watch the sluice gun blast gold bearing rock and soil from the earth, then follow the races to the gold claim and pan for your own gold.
The village, with 30 shops and buildings to explore shows life the way it used to be. Catch the show in our new holographic theater. For a memento of Shantytown nothing is better than an old time photo.
316 Rutherglen Rd, Rutherglen, Greymouth
Free Phone: 0800 742 689 or 03-762 6634
We are an older style motel complex that is family operated. We offer six very spacious, comfortable, clean and warm units. WiFi is free. Each unit has a private ensuite bathroom and full kitchen facilities.
10 Gibson Street, Ross, South Westland
03 755 4153
Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation
Shining Star provides quality Hokitika beachfront accommodation with views of the Tasman Sea and impressive West Coast sunsets. We offer a variety of holiday accommodation to suit your budget and group size – choose from Beachfront Motels and Apartments or affordable Cabins. There is also a spa /sauna complex. Nestled in native gardens with an exclusive walkway direct to the beach our 4 ½ star Qualmark-rated Hokitika accommodation is an ideal destination after a long ride. Situated 1.5km North of central Hokitika. We offer free car parking whilst you are away on the trail.
16 Richards Drive, Hokitika
0800 SHINING or 03 744 646
Cyclist's haven for end of Day One of your ride on the Trail, Awatuna Homestead is 16 km ride from Kapitea Reservoir on Stafford Loop Road. Either cycle onto Awatuna Homestead or prior arrange transport pick up.
Guest's comfort with timeless, country elegance in private, rural surroundings on the coast. Midway between Hokitika and Greymouth.
Villa style homestead with gorgeous well appointed bedrooms, bathrooms and guest lounge.
The lounge is a favourite gathering room for guests to relax around the cosy open fire, exchange travel stories and share the days photos.
Country kitchen continental breakfast and platter style dinner, also picnic lunch available.
Bike Barn secure storage.
Relax amongst native ferns and birdsong, experiencing the stunning West Coast sunset skies.
Rejuvenate with a glass of bubbles in garden spa, and luxury overnight rest, ready for the next day's adventure.
9 Stafford Road, Awatuna, Hokitika
+64 3 755 6834
Mann Cycles - Bike Hired and Repair Service
We sell and hire bikes for the West Coast Wilderness Trail. We have a fully equipped workshop to provide repairs to any brand of bike. Mann Cycles is a locally owned and operated bicycle business. Our qualified bike mechanic has been servicing the Coast for over 20 years. For further information on your bike hire or repair requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us.
37 Mackay Street, GREYMOUTH 7805
03 768 0255 OR 0274 375 101
Kumara Route 73 Motels & General Store
"For a restful night's sleep after your invigorating ride"
We are a family run motel located right in the heart of Kumara village on the route of the West Coast Wilderness Trail. Whether your group is large or small we cater to your needs.
The rooms come fully equipped with ensuite facilities, Kitchenette, Satellite TV, Free WIFI, Garden, Cycle storage.
We run the General store, Café and Post Centre, and so can cater to your every need during your stay with us, whether it be groceries, postal services, gifts or takeaways.
Rest assured your stay with us will be a pleasurable relaxing and above all enjoyable experience, we look forward to giving you a warm welcome.
57 Seddon Street, Kumara, Westland
03 736 9717
Woodland Glen Lodge
Woodland Glen Lodge is a large and beautiful country house, built in 1987 and only 2km from the centre of Hokitika, offering bed and breakfast accommodation.
Our quality lodge is set in 21 acres of stunning woodland amongst kahikatea (white pine) trees and when you stay with us, you can enjoy:
- quality bed and breakfast accommodation
- majestic views of the Southern Alps and native bird life
- beautiful grounds and formal lodge gardens
- guest lounge, where you can sit and unwind
- Great as a wedding venue
- Good place for hunting and fishing
Woodland Glen Lodge 96 Hau Hau Road, Blue spur, Hokitika, NZ
64 3 7556252
History House Museum
History House Museum is proud to bring you a rich collection of photographic images and information spanning over 150 years of history within the Grey District.
West Coasters have earned a reputation for being tenacious and resolute – hard working and loyal people, who forged ahead building towns and industry against daunting odds. They came from every country and put down roots together in this wild coastal land. At History House Museum we honour their stories.
27-29 Gresson Street, Greymouth
03 768 4028
Grey District Library
Visitors to the District can access free wi-fi at the Library as well as computers, scanners, printing and copying, and power for a variety of devices. Relax in our Reading Area with a newspaper or magazine while enjoying a refreshing cup of tea or coffee.
18 Albert Street Greymouth 7805
03 768 5597
Westland Recreation Centre
After taking an invigorating ride on the scenic West Coast Wilderness Trail, why not treat yourself to a soak in the spa or sweat it out in the sauna.
This is Greymouth's newest community asset and is the recreation, leisure and sporting hub of Greymouth and the wider region.
We have everything you need to relax after a day's cycling - spa, sauna and pools. But if you still have energy to burn, you can hit the gym or join in one of our group fitness classes.
Pop in and talk to our friendly staff and see how the Westland Recreation Centre can be the icing on the cake of your West Coast Wilderness Trail experience.
83 High Street Greymouth 7805
03 768 9076
West Coast Tree Top Walk and Café
An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants. Experience life with the birds high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. Easy access for all to enjoy along a steel platform 20 metres high and over 450 metres long.
1128 Woodstock Rimu Road RD3 Hokitka 7883
0508 873 3867
Greymouth i-SITE, West Coast Travel Centre
West Coast Travel Centre - Greymouth i-SITE is centrally located in the historic Greymouth Railway Station at the top end of town. We can advise and book West Coast accommodation and activities to suit all requirements.
164 Mackay Street, Greymouth
West Coast Scenic Waterways & B&B
Enjoy freedom kayaking or a cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer. Capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers travelling between Hokitika and the rich goldfields of Ross. Experience majestic views of Mt. Cook and the Southern Alps and outstanding West Coast wetlands flora, fauna and native rainforests.
Scheduled to begin operation 1 December 2016.
Self-contained B&B open now $125/night.
P.O. Box 223, Hokitika
+64 429 2322 or +64274301777
Liam's Hungarian Langos
Langos, Hungarian fried bread. it's a favourite street and fair food, delicious rubbed with garlic salt and topped with pesto, harissa or tomato and feta.
Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth
For easy access to the Wilderness Trail, the wild landscapes and stunning scenery of New Zealand's unspoilt West Coast, look no further than the historic Kingsgate Hotel Greymouth.
Set in the town centre, overlooking the Grey River, this 3-Star Plus Qualmark-rated hotel features 98 rooms and suites is only 300 metres from the start of the trail. With all of the comforts and amenities you'd expect in an international hotel, along with Alberts Restaurant and Albion Bar, where guests have been swapping stories since 1906.
Bike Hire and repair shops are within 100 metres of the hotel and there is on-site bike storage. Book on line for our best rate guarantee.
32 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth, 7805
03 768 5085
Roughan Chiropractic offers modern chiropractic and advanced natural wellness care for all cyclists. Don't let joint restriction or pain prevent you from getting the most enjoyment from cycling the trail. Make the most of your time on the saddle, with healthy spinal function and hip and knee flexibility. Roughan Chiropractic also stock a wide range of nutritional supplements, and vitamins, minerals and homeopathics.
79 Hampden Street Hokitika, West Coast 7810
03 755 7846
Greymouth Speight's Ale House
Situated adjacent to the start of the cycle trail and opposite the railway station in the heart of Greymouth. The building, known as 'The Brick House', was built in 1909 by the Government to house numerous Government Departments.
Saved from demolition, restored, strengthened and renovated in 2006, this historic Greymouth icon underwent a quality fit-out and now accommodates the Greymouth Speight's Ale House. Pouring great ales and serving good wholesome food, we welcome cyclists before and after your journey.
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth
(03) 768 0667
Eco Rafting Adventures NZ
Whitewater rafting trips ranging from grade 2-5. Half, full or multi-day expeditions into the New Zealand wilderness - back country rafting, huge limestone canyons, glacial backdrops, riverside lunches, natural hot pools...
If you are beginning or ending your cycle trip in Ross we can pick you up and drop you off. Day storage for your bike available.
Stewart St, Ross 7812
0508669675 or 021526624
At Natural High we believe exploring New Zealand by bicycle is the best way to truly experience this remarkable country.
Whether you're looking for bike rental for a weekend or a grand cycle tour of the whole country, someone in our Auckland or Christchurch branches will talk you through all your options, and give you the best possible advice. Contact us for all your bike hire, accessories, touring and group tour needs nationwide.
690a Harewood Rd, Christchurch
+ 64 3 982 2966 or 0800 444 144
The Recreation Hotel is a one-stop shop for visitors to Greymouth. It houses one of the Coast's best restaurants and offers a modern and extremely welcoming atmosphere. With 30 separate accommodation units and a bottlestore, visitors are well catered for.
68 High Street, Greymouth 7805
03 768 5154
Four J’s Takeaways
The tastiest takeaways West of the Alps
Make us your 1st or last stop on the Trail
Located just south of Greymouth, call in for a coffee, ice creams, milkshakes, cold drinks or refreshments.
Select from our full range of quality takeaways and burgers including local fish.
Customer toilets available
406 Main S Rd, South Beach, Greymouth 7805
Active Earth Adventures
Nope, no horses on the West Coast Wilderness Trail, but lots of the bikers we bring here also journey with us elsewhere in NZ - and worldwide. Active Earth Adventures & Hiking New Zealand have cycling, hiking and mountain biking trips from Kumara to Mongolia. Why not hop on a supported trip and enjoy the stress free preparations and seamless adventures.
PO Box 331, Rangiora, 7440, New Zealand
T: +64 3 310 8188 | NZ : 0800 697 232 | AU : 1800 141 242 | US : 1 844 681 4351
The Gap Cafe
Treat yourself to our wide range of healthy food and beverages including Hummingbird coffee, 15 varieties of New Zealand and international teas, nutritional smoothies, protein shakes, carrot cake, mouth-watering muffins and lots of gluten free options.
Enjoy vintage high tea, alfresco dining - we cater for small and large groups.
We also stock quality New Zealand souvenirs including t-shirts, caps, jandals, bags, soft toys, soaps and much more.
Off street bike parking.
Check out our cycle trail deals.
1 Guinness Street, Greymouth 7805
03 768 0988
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