Chelsea Gateway Motor Lodge

330 Palmerston St, Westport, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $117.00

Travel Blogs from Westport

Round the top end of South Island NZ

A travel blog entry by hursty1554

Mornin all,

Sorry about the lack of contact, my 'puter went sick on me. However, It's Friday 23rd April at 2230. The weather has been glorious for us, it's now drizzling but still warm. The weather is blowing from South Australia via Tasmania and the Tasman Sea. All part of the Pacific Ocean.

On Monday we left my daughters at …


A travel blog entry by sblady


All fed & checked in for the night. We went up to Karamea and had an incredible walk on the beach- miles and miles and only 2 other people there. We will try to upload pictures. Went to a wildlife center in Hokitika and got to see the reclusive Kiwi bird- it is nocturnal & the display simulated night in the forest- very cool- next best thing to …


A travel blog entry by landellsandlads

... apart from one couple having a BBQ. Everywhere we seem to go there are hardly any people or cars around. I don't think I've seen one piece of rubbish either. Chelsea and I cooked sausages and mash for everyone which went down well then we just had a chilled ...

The Wild West Coast

A travel blog entry by mdod


... flax. There was no sign of water in the blowhole when we were there but I did hear rumbling that I thought was distant thunder until I realized it was the blowhole.

When we finished we grabbed a quick sandwich at the Pancake Rocks Café and headed back to the Truman Track just up the road. We got there at 10:25 , right at mid tide. We went as far as we could go (about 25 min from the car park) but we couldn’t find the waterfall or the cliff with ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... Last night we parked up just north of Karamea in a DOC camp at the start/finish of the Heaphy Track. This is as far as the road goes north on the west coast. It’s a lovely spot bordered by the Tasman Sea, the Kohaihai River and the Kahurangi National Park. We had Spanish Chicken with home-made bread for dinner – followed by blackberries with yoghurt. So good.

This morning we walked into the Heaphy Track for two hours, had a snack ...

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This hotel, located on 330 Palmerston St, Westport, is near Underworld Adventures Cave Rafting, Coaltown, Outwest Tours, and Phaedra's Guided Walking Tours.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent