Westport (New Zealand)
Westport is at the mouth of the Buller River. It is about 5 km up State Highway 67 from the junction with State Highway 6.
When travelling from Nelson or Christchurch, take State Highway 6 from Inangahua Junction via the Buller Gorge to the junction with State Highway 67. Allow at least an hour for travelling through this scenic gorge. The road through the Buller Gorge is single lane in several places and frequently travelled by buses and trucks; take care, be patient, and enjoy the scenery.
When travelling from Greymouth, take State Highway 6 along the coast via Punakaiki to the junction with State Highway 67. Allow 2.5 hr driving, plus set aside an hour to see the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki.
Internet access is available, including Wi-Fi, at the Public Library in town, during Library hours.