Welcome to Buller Bridge Motel in Westport


Things to do in Westport


Seal Colony/Cape Foulwind walkway

Enjoy a 10 minute walk with amazing views, steeple rocks and onto our viewing platform overlooking our large year-round fur seal colony.

For the walkers, get dropped off at the lighthouse end of beautiful Cape Foulwind, and walk over to the Seal Colony.

Enjoy the breathtaking views.

Kawatiri Trail

The Kawatiri Coastal Trail starts from Charleston and follows the river out to North Beach. A fantastic trail for both cyclists and walkers.

Buller Bridge Motel is located alongside the trail.

Coaltown Museum

Grab a takeaway coffee and head to our local museum to see the various displays showcasing the formation of coal, the communities, transport, maritime history and the men underground.

It is a mix of the past with links to the present.

Old Ghost Road

A 85km long old gold miners road traverses through tussock, river flats, native forest and idyllic valleys.

There are several huts along the track, which begins in either Seddonville or Lyell.

Denniston Incline

Over 600 metres above sea level come explore the amazing history of the world-famous Denniston incline.

Oparara Basin Walks and Limestone Caves

Beautiful walk an hour and a half north of Westport in Karamea.

Experience the largest limestone arches in New Zealand, or explore the cave system with Oparara Guided Tours.