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Destinational Links:

Karamea Information & Resource Centre

Tourism West Coast:

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Accommodation  on the West Coast

Karamea River Motels:  Quality spacious one and two bedroom units or studios with cooking facilities. Quiet and private, only  500m to township

Karamea Lodge:
Spacious self-contained lodge right on the estuary.

Wangapeka Backpackers/Atawhai Farm (Karamea):
Backpackers/farmstay in 30 acres of Covenant bush backing onto the Little Wanganui River. 2 minutes from the start/end of the Wangapeka Track

Rongo Backpackers & Gallery  A welcoming and great place to relax, including an organic vegetable garden, radio station, and a gallery of local and international art. Enjoy a spacious living area and  a fire bath in a friendly atmosphere. Twin and double rooms. BBH discounts apply. Every 4th night free

Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge (Seddonville, northern Buller)
5 ensuite guest rooms in main lodge.Walking tracks, fishing, four-wheeling, white water, gold-panning and mountain biking right on your doorstep, or more challenging deep adventure into surrounding conservation land.

Karamea Village Hotel
Situated in the heart of Karamea, we are the first service off the Heaphy Track. Long time owner operator  Diana Storer has an extensive knowledge of the district. 9 modern units separate to the hotel, three with cooking facilities, all units served daily. Affordable award winning cuising renown for local delicacies. Phone 03 7826 800 Freephone 0800 826 800. email:

Karamea Holiday Park
Comfortable budget motels, cabins, power and tent sites in sheltered native bush by sandy estuary. Kayak trips and hire. Transport available.

 Beachfront Farmstay B&B
We are just 2 minutes walk from a beach with wonderful sunsets. join us for delicious country cuisine with New Zealand wine and famous farmhouse breakfasts. Relax for a few days in our spacious home and garden.

Last Resort     Comfortable and moderately priced accommodation options, café, restaurant and bar, its charming atmosphere is warm and friendly.  Make The Last Resort your base when exploring Karamea, Limestone Arches, Honeycomb Caves and the world-famous Heaphy and Old Ghost Road Tracks

Karamea Transport

Karamea Motors Express Ltd . Passenger and small freight service to Westport and connecting services. Heaphy and Wangapeka Track transport. Bus charters, rental vehicles and on demand taxi service. Phone 03 7826 757 or email us

Helicopter Charter Karamea:
Scenic helicopter flights and charters in the Northern West Coast area.  

Karamea Connections: Call for an on demand local shuttle bus service. Phone 03 7826 838 or E-mail:


 Karamea Activities

Karamea Outdoor Adventures
Kayaks, mountain bikes & fishing gear for hire. Advneture trips also available with a guide at 9am or 1pm. Call us on 03 782 681 for more info or email

Nelson Tour Operators We Recommend


Adventure Flights Golden Bay Scenic and charter flight. Heaphy Track flights a specialty between Karamea, Nelson and Takaka. Optional landing adjacent to Brown Hut.

Kahurangi Guided Walks
Guided walks in the Kahurangi National Park, including the Heaphy and Wangapeka Tracks. We also guide the Abel Tasman National Park.



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  • Karamea Information & Resource Centre
  • Address: Market Cross, Karamea
  • Phone: 03 782 6652
  • Fax: 03 782 6654
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