Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours

Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours offers you the opportunity to travel in the footsteps of the early pioneers, down one of New Zealand’s most beautiful, unspoiled wild West Coast beaches. Great for couples and families with small children.


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The pace is relaxed, with plenty of time for exploring. Activities include gem stone collecting, (Barrytown beach is the best jade hunting beach in NZ), making damper bread, boiling the billy over an open fire, wildlife spotting and photography.

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Two hour experience
Stunning scenery and photo opportunities
Enjoy a camp fire, tea and damper bread refreshments
Local historical stories and photos
Jade and gem stone collecting
Child friendly beach
OK for limited mobility
Grooming and petting Murphy the Clydesdale

Our Tours are tide and weather dependent so bookings essential.


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Physical address

Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours, 3456 Coast Road , Barrytown, Punakaiki, West Coast, 7873, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Around low tide time most days
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
26 km
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
26km from Greymouth, 18km from Punakaiki.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $60.00
Further pricing information:
As we are tide and weather dependent bookings are essential.

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