Westport

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Based in South Island’s west coast, Westport is a small maritime town that offers cultural activities and a scenic beach. Visitors can enjoy a tour from The Denniston Experience outfit. The interactive tour takes you back in time as you tour Denniston Mine in an 1880’s mining train. At the town’s coast is a beach known for its dramatic features; Carters Beach is a scenic stretch of sand washed by crystal clear waters that vary in color hues. It’s a great place to enjoy a day under the sun and a breathtaking sunset. There is a seal colony nearby the town at Cape Foulwind, and if you’re there at the right time, you’ll dozens of New Zealand fur seals along the coast. There are plenty of other things to do in Westport, New Zealand, including forest hiking and coastal walks, so be sure to pay a visit during your stay in South Island.