West Coast Wilderness Trail

1-4 days

139 km

Highlights

  • Pristine wilderness
  • Historic byways
  • Iconic attractions en route

Proximity

Grade 2

Easy

Get to know the wild West Coast on a heritage trail amidst rainforest, tumbling rivers, unspoiled lakes, raw beaches and the Southern Alps.

West Coast
The Totara Bridge, West Coast

By Camilla Rutherford

West Coast
Greymouth Beach , West Coast

By Camilla Rutherford

West Coast
Kumara, West Coast

By Camilla Rutherford

West Coast
Monteiths Brewery, West Coast

By Fraser Clements

West Coast
Kapitea Reservoir , West Coast

By Camilla Rutherford

West Coast
Theatre Royal Hotel, Kumara, West Coast

By Camilla Rutherford

Totara bridge

Cycle beside Greymouth beachfront

Kumara

Bars & Restaurants

Kapitea Reservoir

Relax and refuel in Kumara

West Coast

West Coast

Discover Greymouth

Highlights

  • Ride across historic Totara Bridge
  • Explore mountain and rainforest scenery
  • Fascinating history
West Coast

West Coast

Explore Greymouth

Proximity

Highlights

  • Ride beside Greymouth beachfront
  • Explore the stunning West Coast
  • Largely flat terrain
West Coast

West Coast

Discover Kumara

Highlights

  • Explore Historic Kumara
  • Refuel at the Theatre Royal Hotel
  • Charming old highway settlement
West Coast

West Coast

Discover Greymouth

Proximity

Highlights

  • Sample beer at Monteith's Brewery
  • Take a brewery tour
  • Abundance of bars and restaurants
West Coast

West Coast

Experience the West Coast

Highlights

  • Pristine wilderness
  • Historic byways
  • Iconic attractions en route
West Coast

West Coast

Explore Kumara

Proximity

Highlights

  • Refuel at the Theatre Royal Hotel
  • Explore historic Kumara
  • Gold mining history

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Where to next?

Greymouth →

Hokitika →

Arthur's Pass →