Rough and Tumble Bush Lodge
At the northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road, a special wilderness accommodation 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. At the northern trailhead of The Old Ghost Road lies a one-of-a-kind licensed cafe that we’ve handcrafted…
The Lazy Cow Accommodation
Whether biking or hiking, you’ll find Murchison conveniently situated just 30km from Lyell (the start/end of the track). Offering self or fully-catered home-style accommodation to groups of all sizes (max 18). All six of our bedrooms have fully made-up beds in a variety of rooming arrangements. Breakfasts, cut-lunches and evening meals are part of our “Ghost-Road Special” packages…. contact us for details. On-site facilities at The Lazy Cow include our fully licensed “Cow Shed Restaurant”, unlimited wifi, laundry, storage, wash-down and service stands (with tools) and some spares.
The Old Nurses Home Guesthouse
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.
Mokihinui Domain Beach Camp
Mokihinui Domain Beach Camp is located approx. 15 mins from the Seddonville end of The Old Ghost Road on the point bordering the Tasman Sea and the mouth of the Mokihinui River. The camp offers cabins, powered sites, tents sites and backpackers accommodation. Fish the river, swim, boat, or kayak, explore the beach and the old shipwreck or light a fire and watch our magnificent sunsets. Enjoy a coffee or meal at the Old Boiler Café and Mokihinui Tavern while the children play on the playground.
Tripinn Hostel YHA Westport
Our beautiful historical home in Westport caters for the budget conscious traveler, 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. We have 2 lounge rooms, a large new fully equipped kitchen, BBQ area and large sunny deck & bike shed. We’re very centrally located 2 blocks from shops restaurants etc. We promise you a clean comfortable stay.
Bazil’s Hostel Transport and Accommodation
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…
Luxury accommodation on the beach. Free breakfast. 15 minutes from the Old Ghost Road; 20 minutes from Westport. Sleeps 13 (more by arrangement) with luxury beds and linen. Full kitchen and a spa on top deck (on by arrangement). Pool table, smart TV, free Wi-Fi, and a log fire. Rated best local accommodation last year booking.com. Lock-up and wash area for bikes. Swimming, fishing, history to see. Fire on the beach. Dogs welcome.
Gentle Annie Seaside Accommodation and Camping Ground
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 4 private self-contained holiday homes, a backpacker-style lodge and camping sites offering stunning views, right next to the beautiful beach. Enjoy delicious cuisine and coffee at the Cowshed Cafe.
Off The Beaten Track
Located next to the Buller River in Murchison, 20 minutes to the start of The Old Ghost road. Off The Beaten Track has self catered cabins set in a peaceful, well established garden with bbq/brazier area, hammocks and seating to relax in. There is a bike storage, workshop and hire facility for your convenience. 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. Drop us a message about your next planned adventure.
Seddonville Holiday Park
Right on the doorstep of the Kahurangi National Park and only 3km from the northern end of the OGR is the Seddonville Holiday Park. Until the early 80’s it was the local school which has been converted to house 3 cabins/bunkrooms from $15 p/n, cosy lounge with pot belly, full kitchen facilities including all utensils, laundry facilities, powered and unpowered sites, internet and it’s 1km from the Seddonville Hotel. Spacious deck with stunning views of the Mokihinui Gorge and Mt. Glasgow. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere where we welcome you.
We are 3.5km from the Northern end of the OGR. Six comfortable motel units capable of sleeping up to 18 persons, rated 5 out of 5 on TripAdvisor. Hotel has 7 beers on tap, wine and spirits. Food is available from early morning, from all day breakfast, fish & chips, burgers and sandwiches, to plated meals of steak, fish and chicken etc. Espresso coffee. Small dairy & NZ post service. Free Wi-Fi, trail parking, and secure shelter bike storage. $10 SPECIAL – pint of beer, shower, and use of bike…
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.