Things to do in Westport

Boardsilly Surf Adventures at Bazil's

surfing adventures

Surfboard and wetsuit hire, lessons and transport to the best waves each day. Bazil's Hostel has great knowledge of local surf spots and conditions.

Bazil's Sup Tours

Stand up Paddle Boarding Tours

Bazil`s Hostel runs Stand up Paddle Boarding Tours through the Beautiful Kawatiri Lagoon.

  • Suitable for all ages and ability
  • Hire or fully guided tours
  • All equipment provided

Bazil's Surf School

Bazil's Surf School

Bazil`s Surf School has all the knowlege required to bring your surfing to the next level.

Bazils Hostel and Surf School

Buller Adventure Tours

buller adventure tours

Rafting, jet-boating, horse trekking and quad biking.

Underworld Adventures

west coast caving tours

Offer underworld caving tours.

Isolated Beaches

beautiful beaches of New Zealand

Go exploring on one of our many isolated beaches, build a fire, toast marshmallows and watch the sun go down. Penguins are common around Westport's beaches.

Catch a sunset on one of our beaches.

Sports Complex

brand new sports complex

Westport has a great new sports complex, The Solid Energy Centre, where you can swim, use one of the many courts, exercise in the gym or attend one of the daily fitness classes.

Mountain Biking and Hiking / Tramping Trails

Moutain Biking in West Coast

The Buller area has some of NZ's best mountain biking and hiking / tramping trails. Bazil's can help point out their favourites.
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Sea and River Fishing


Great sea & river fishing as well as huge varieties of shellfish to gather.

White Water Rafting

white-water rafting at Buller river

Try white-water rafting down the mighty Buller River.


river kayaking

Some great kayaking to be enjoying on some nice rivers.


golf courses in the west coast region

Fancy a round of golf at the Carters Beach Golf Club.

The West Coast Brewery

The West Coast Brewery

Enjoy an afternoon around the Beer Barrel at The West Coast Brewery for a tasting of some of their award-winning brews.

World-Class Cuisine

try local restaurants in Westport

At one of our local Restaurants or fish 'n chips at the beach.

Whanake Gallery & Espresso Bar

whanake coffee bar and art gallery

The best coffee in town and is the home of photographer Staci Offwood and her stunning artwork, a lot of which is inspired by the West Coast's natural beauty.

Backpacker Guide NZ

backpacker guide new zealand

Best guide to backpack New Zealand.