Westport Motor Hotel

Address: 207 Palmerston Street , Westport, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 207 Palmerston Street , Westport, is near Underworld Adventures Cave Rafting, Coaltown, Outwest Tours, and Phaedra's Guided Walking Tours.
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Travel Blogs from Westport


A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Jan 21, 2015

3 comments, 52 photos

... in very little visibility working 12 hour shifts and miners had to provide their own tools and food. There were no organised breaks and they were paid by the truck load. We were then given a chance to work at our designated jobs! Mine, a hewer, had to shovel coal, and Richard had to push and pull trucks along track to meet up with pit ponies. We were also shown the preparation of explosives; our guide really bought the life of a miner to life. Many ...

The pancake rocks at Punakaiki

A travel blog entry by langardi on Jan 11, 2015

15 photos

On the move again for the latest instalment of New Zealand Wonders. Despite the forecast of rain today, the morning was reasonably bright so rather than head for the sunshine of the East Coast as originally planned, we decided to stay on the west coast and travel the KIwi version of the Great Ocean Road (Greymouth to Westport). It was stunning and well worth staying on this side of the island. The weather also held all day, and to top it all Westport has a ...

Christmas time in Westport

A travel blog entry by sjantell on Dec 26, 2014

9 photos

... time! Being in the xmas spirit, a bunch of us from the bus went out to dinner that night and had an amazing steak. In the morning on Christmas Day after exchanging gifts, Sam and I cooked up a nice breakfast and arranged with the hostel guys for them to drop us off to go stand up paddle boarding. We'd been wanting to do it in Australia but ever got round to it, so he gave us a quick run ...

Day 55 - Pancakes and Blowholes

A travel blog entry by dougndev on Dec 12, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... and roasted sweet potatoes; pretty nice I thought! No TV or Internet here, so we watched Sin City, which Dev had never seen before on my Nook. Both enjoyed it (I think!);Dev said it was different lol Then we read for a while (I'm re-reading the Hobbit, and Dev is reading we need to talk about Kevin), before going to sleep. I fell asleep before writing this, so today, we are heading to Franz Josef. I'm sure Dev will tell you about it later :) ...

Very scenic drive Nelson to Westport

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris on Dec 06, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... which has the distinction of being the first town in New Zealand to have electricity back in 1888. Reefton blazed into life in 1870 after gold bearing quartz was discovered in the hills above, earning the area it's nickname "Quartzopolis"
The town has 24 heritage listed buildings and a replica of a miner's hut. This was our main reason for going there as we'd read about the three bearded ex miners who bring history to life ...