Archer House is the home of “Westport” offering 3 large bedrooms with ensuites. It is a category 1 New Zealand Heritage Home, built with opulence and grandeur for prosperous grocer Robert Taylor in the late 1880s, and lovingly restored by the present owner Paul Archer. Relax in one of three guest lounges with a complimentary glass of wine or take a short stroll to all town amenities and restaurants. You have the full use of a modern kitchen, coffee & tea facilities, laundry, sky tv & free Wi-Fi.
Off The Beaten Trail has self catered cabins set in a peaceful setting. We have experienced mountain biking staff that can help you plan your next adventure, giving you guidance about the local tracks and other important information.
BULLER ADVENTURES is the leading service provider for the OLD GHOST ROAD and the PAPAROA TRACK, and offer a range of services to make your next trip an enjoyable experience you will never forget, including VEHICLE RELOCATIONS, SLEEPING BAG HIRE, PLB HIRE, HELICOPTER GEAR DROPS, PASSENGER TRANSPORT & LOGISTICAL SUPPORT. For more information on our services or to BOOK ONLINE please visit our website.
The only mobile app designed for the NZ Great Rides and a national partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. Working offline it offers GPS tracking, over 1,500+ pages of maps, photos and trail section descriptions. The app includes the Old Ghost Road. Download it free today!
Seddonville (directly at the end of The Old Ghost Road)
At the northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road, a special wilderness accommodation and cafe experience lies waiting to be discovered. Begin or end your Old Ghost Road adventure with a night at the Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge, or just relax and soak up the ambience of our pristine setting – all are welcome. We offer deeply comfortable accommodation, hearty meals and relaxed friendly hosts, along with a range of local beer and wines.
Cactus has been producing quality New Zealand-made clothing and outdoor products for 25 years and has built a legendary and near-cult following on the back of products that perform to the highest standards and last like we used to expect things would! Many Cactus products are the perfect accompaniment for an Old Ghost Road experience. Specifically, the Cactus bikepacking range promises to transform your riding experience and enjoyment by shifting the load off your back and onto your bike.
Bazils Hostel & Surf School, right in the middle of Town. Standard dorms, Self Contained Units, Twin, Double, Camping, and Family Room options. Great Facilities, Pizza Oven, BBQ, Large Deck Area, Hammocks, Cosy TV Lounges, Free WIFI, Bike Storage, Luggage Storage, MTB Hire, Electric Mountain Bikes, Transport with Bike Trailor, Surf School and Hire, Paddleboard Trips Daily. Bazils Crew will Guarantee a great Time for all…
With the all new 2022 Specialized Stumpjumper comp 29, fully serviced and adjusted to correct settings for your enjoyment and safety, we have the bike for our trails. Included in each hire if you choose is a rear Thule touring rack and a Salsa handle bar harness that you can strap a 15-20 litre dry sack to which we can also supply. Helmet and all the repair equipment you will need for the trails also supplied. Bike fit and equipment set up done in Westport.
We are 3.5km from the northern end of the OGR. We have 6 motel units available which are capable of sleeping 18 guests. We have WI-FI, a bike wash area, secure shelter for bike storage and have parking for while you are on the trail. We have a restaurant for hot meals or takeaways for when you finish your journey and a small shop for any essential needs you may have. We look forward to seeing you at the Seddonville hotel. Thank you, Graeme.
Located within half a mile of Kahurangi National Park, Murchison Heli Tours provides a professional and efficient service for Heli Bikers, Heli Hikers and those that just want to view the trail from above. Our location makes us a cost-effective solution to get to where you want to go. Our AS350 has specifically designed bike racks that ensure your bike is secure and safe for the flight. The Guimbal Cabri G2 is a fantastic option for getting your packs and food up to the top so you don’t have to.
Based in Reefton 'Go Tracks' offers a complete shuttle service to any of the fantastic mountain bike and tramping locations in the West Coast region. Shuttles are available seven days a week to The Old Ghost Road, Paparoas and Reefton tracks. We offer great accommodation/shuttle packages for riders of most levels. If you would like shuttles to a destination that is slightly outside the square then we will happily look into it. Our staff are licensed drivers and we offer fully licensed vehicles to make your journey safe and comfortable.
Heli Charter Karamea is a fully licensed and approved tourism operator certified for the transportation of passengers, bikes and gear. With intimate knowledge and experience gained from years of working on The Old Ghost Road, we are THE specialists when it comes to aerial lifting and transport. We have helicopters in Seddonville at the northern end of The Old Ghost Road and Karamea, on the doorstep of Kahurangi National Park, the options are aplenty. Proud to be a major sponsor of The Old Ghost Road.
Our beautiful historical building in Westport caters for everyone , offering double, twin & share rooms as well as private en suite rooms for a little more luxury. Enjoy cozy fires during winter or beautiful gardens over summer with room to pitch a tent. 2 lounge rooms, a large new fully equipped kitchen, BBQ area, large sunny deck & bike shed also a secure lock up room to store your bikes. We’re very centrally located 2 blocks from shops restaurants etc. We promise you a clean comfortable stay.
10 minutes from the Seddonville-end of The Old Ghost Road you’ll find Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation and Camping Ground. Bounded by nikau-fringed native bush, the Tasman Sea and Mokihinui River, Gentle Annie is a great spot to stay before or after your OGR adventure! We have 5 private self-contained holiday homes (accommodating singles and larger groups) and camping sites offering stunning views, right next to the beautiful beach. Enjoy delicious baking and coffee at the Cowshed Cafe.
Want to ride the Old Ghost Road but need help with transport, gear drops, guiding, catering or bike hire? Helibike Nelson has you covered. The experienced, approachable team at Helibike Nelson are registered Adventure Activity Operators and will ensure your Old Ghost Road experience is one to remember – for all the right reasons. As much or as little support as you need, even single day Helibike options.
ORIGINAL SHUTTLE AND VEHICLE RELOCATION PROVIDERS FOR THE OGR. VEHICLE RELOCATIONS from $160 incl gst, flexible, convenient, cost effective. We are the LOWEST priced provider. Lock boxes at both ends and free secure fenced parking at our Seddonville base if requested for ultimate peace of mind. Our experienced, professional drivers are over 25, smoke free and covid vaccinated. SHUTTLES run on demand to suit you. For any size group our competitive pricing structure will not be beaten. CALL us or check out our website for prices and customer feedback.
Reefton’s largest accommodation provider with 30 centrally heated rooms of all sizes providing great accommodation for groups or single travellers. Linen, duvets & towels supplied. Sky TV, complimentary WI-FI, tea & coffee. Picturesque grounds with off-street parking and secure undercover bike storage – the perfect launching pad for your Old Ghost Road experience.