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Blaketown Beach

Located in Greymouth

Blaketown beach is located on the south side of the breakwater, at the mouth of the Grey River. This is beach is a popular surfing spot for the locals, even during the colder months.

Blaketown Beach

Blaketown beach is located on the south side of the breakwater, at the mouth of the Grey River. This is beach is a popular surfing spot for the locals, even during the colder months. It's not recommended for novice or beginner surfers due to the strong swells and powerful waves.

The Blaketown beach shoreline runs parallel to the West Coast Wilderness Trail which starts in Greymouth. This is an excellent track to take a stroll down and is suitable for both walkers and cyclists.

While there's not a lot of facilities here, this beach is ideal for surfers, body boarders, or just checking out the surrounding scenery.

Things to Know

Highlights

  • Great swells for intermediate/expert surfers

  • Shoreline runs parallel to the West Coast Wilderness Trail.

  • Close to town

Getting There

From Greymouth follow SH6 northeast for 8 km to Runanga. Turn right down Seddon Street and right into Ballance Street. There is a carpark at the end of Ballance Street.

Multi-Day Adventures on the West Coast

SCENIC & ADVENURE

2 Days - Private Guided Tour

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 1 Night Accommodation

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$404

$739

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

EXPERIENCE & DISCOVERY

3 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation

  • 2 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$612

$1018

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price

FUN & TRANQUILITY

4 Days - Self-Drive 

Price Includes:

  • TranzApline Train Ride,

  • Guided Tour with On Yer Bike Adventures!

  • 2 Nights Accommodation Greymouth

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Punakaiki

  • 3 Day Rental Car Hire

  • Day Pass into Shantytown

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Full Customer Support

From:

$744

$1232

Price is per person based on Twin Share Price