Goldfield Suites is the ideal place to stay while exploring the many things to do on the beautiful, untamed West Coast. We are located very near to many Greymouth attractions, provide safe storage for your motorcycle or car while hiking or exploring, and are more than happy to help arrange your activities during your stay with us.
Revisit the Goldrush
Shantytown Heritage Park, a faithful recreation of 1860 goldrush town, is next to Goldfield Suites, a short walk away. The Woods Creek historical gold workings are also nearby with working gold mines visible from the road.
Borrow one of our gold pans and try your luck gold fossicking at Moonlight Gully, Nelson Creek, Goldsborough, or in our own stream.
Our pick of things to do in and around Greymouth
- Visit Garth Wilson Jade
- Coal Creek falls walk
- Woods Creek walk
- Walk the West Coast Wilderness Trail around the fishing boat basin
- Dolphin spotting at the river mouth
- Point Elizabeth walkway and seal spotting
- Fossick for pounamu (jade) on the beach
Day tripping north
- Pororari track
- Underworld Adventures in Charleston
- Denniston (coal mining ghost town)
- Barrytown knife making
- On Yer Bike off-road adventures
Day tripping south
Hike the Paparoa Track
One of New Zealand’s great walks - The Paparoa Track traverses the Paparoa range between Blackball and Punakaiki.
Pick-ups and drop-offs can be arranged and there is safe vehicle parking while you enjoy the trail.
Cycle the West Coast Wilderness Trail
Goldfield suites is located near the start/end of the spectacular West Coast Wilderness Trail.
Pick-ups and drop-offs can be arranged and there is safe vehicle parking while you enjoy the trail. There are also a number of loop rides from our gate.
Greymouth is an ideal location for fishing with many nearby rivers and lakes with healthy populations of trout and salmon, and of course, whitebait. There is also great estuarine fishing, surfcasting, and sea fishing available.
Guided fishing can be arranged on request.