Paroa Hotel

508 Main South Road, Greymouth, South Island, 7805, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $104.00

Travel Blogs from Greymouth

Pancakes and Gold

A travel blog entry by danielriegel


... over millions of years, creating an underwater land mass.Then the real action began. Following a period of dramatic uplifting caused by the shifting of tectonic plates, these masses were thrust above the ocean's surface to be exposed now to wind, waves and weather. Over time, the elements have disproportionately eroded the softer mudstone to leave behind the "pancake stacks" we see today. This strange sight of a pile ...

A Hitchhiking Adventure

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell


... us off in the city of Greymouth. It was tough to say goodbye because we had really formed a bond with him in the 5 hours we had spent with him. Within 2 minutes of getting our bags out of Gary's car, our next ride had already pulled over. This lady drove us to Hokitika where Kyle and I waited for half an hour without success. That's when Kyle said, "Neil where is the spark you had this morning?" So I got up, showed off my dance moves and within ...

Saturday on the west coast

A travel blog entry by pamanion


... back into the mountains to a town called Reefton which was a gold mining town ( it actually still is..the gold mine is the only real employer) and the first town in the Southern Hemisphere to have electricity. It was a bit of an odd visit because you could see they are trying real hard to bring in the tourist $$ to the town which seemed sort of deserted. We had a lunch of pizza with veggies and fruit and a bowl of baked fish bits (??). ...

Kiwis and a Wish

A travel blog entry by journeyer


... Julie until this afternoon – she’s been on a three day tramp in the mountains near Lewis Pass – the first time she’s been away since Stella was born. They live during non-ski season here this section in Te Miko. Their plans are to move full time to Wanaka so that Stella will have more children her age to play with – they’ll still keep this ...

It blows!

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... Still, worth a visit.

Not worth a visit, however, was our campsite for the night. I'll keep my rant brief: it was ill-equipped, the staff surly, the facilities poor, and unquestionably both the worst and (unhappily) the most expensive place we have stayed in the country. "Are you just staying the one night?" "Yes." We almost blew them a new hole when they charged us $10 for rental of a minging old duvet ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 508 Main South Road, Greymouth, is near On yer bike! Adventures and Dragon's Cave Rafting.
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