Local information

Local information for Charles Court Motel Guests
Whether you're hoping for a holiday that's full of action and adventure, or looking for a beautiful place to relax and unwind, you'll find it in Greymouth. At the Charles Court Motel, we're happy to recommend local attractions to make your stay more enjoyable.

Where to eat
A 2-minute drive from the Charles Court Motel, you'll find Hams Bar and Restaurant, which offers a variety of bistro meals, including seafood, steak, chicken and roast dinners. There is also a Dairy and Takeaway just 5-minutes walk from the motel.

The Charles Court Motel is just an 8-minute drive to the Greymouth Town centre, where you'll find an array of restaurants, cafés and shops. Our courtesy vehicle is available for drop-off and pick-up.

Local Attractions


Punakaiki Pancake Rocks - www.punakaiki.co.nz  
Punakaiki is best known for its Pancake Rocks and Blowholes - both of which are spectacular and a must-see when visiting the West Coast.


Shantytown - www.shantytown.co.nz  
For an idea of what early West Coast life was like, visit Shantytown, a replica pioneering town with 30 historic buildings, plus train rides and a working gold claim where you can pan for gold. Save 10% when you book your tickets through Charles Court Motel Reception.

  On Yer Bike - www.onyerbike.co.nz
If you're up for some action and you don't mind getting a bit muddy, take a ride with On Yer Bike. They offer Quad-bike, Go-Kart, Hagglund Ride and 8WD Argo Tours.
  Wildcat Charters - www.wildcatcharters.co.nz
Wildcat Charters is the only locally owned and operated fishing charter boat based in the port of Greymouth. They offer guided saltwater fishing trips for small to large groups - novices or experienced sportsmen.
  Adventure New Zealand - www.fun-nz.com
Experience Blackwater or Whitewater cave rafting, Scenic Kayaking, U drive 4x4 tours, Unimog Tours and more.
  Monteight's Brewery tours - www.monteiths.co.nz
Monteith's Brewery Tour is your chance to experience the making of Monteith's fine beers. You'll hear about the history of the brewery and its many time-honoured traditions, and each tour includes a formal tasting of each beer style.
  Kea Heritage Tours - www.keatours.co.nz
Operating daily tours to Punikaiki Pancake Rocks and Blow holes, Shantytown, Glaciers and Monteiths Brewing Company.
    Coastwide Helicopter - Call Free 0800 726 6309
Scenic flights to Glaciers and Punikaiki pancake rocks and blowholes.
    Greymouth Golf Club - www.greymouthgolf.synthasite.com
18 hole golf course