The north of the west

North of Westport, Karamea is a secluded haven at the northern end of the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, flanked by the bush clad mountains of Kahurangi National Park to the north and east, with the Tasman Sea to the west. For many visitors, this may be a pleasant day trip from Westport however the are has much to offer those keen to explore.

Karamea is the place to go when you really need to getaway. It has a mild climate and beautiful surroundings with many natural features to be explored. There is tramping, (hiking), caving, geology, hunting, fishing, canoeing, or just relaxing.

Heaphy Track: walk the 80km

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