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In Greymouth this week during the heavy rain and flooding and visited the breakwater at high tide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Always seems to be bleak, grey and atmospheric in Greymouth. I suppose that's why it's called that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Greymouth this week during the heavy rain and flooding and visited the breakwater at high tide on Friday 9th. The river was in flood so when it hit the tide coming in at the breakwater the waves were monotonous and a site to see,...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always seems to be bleak, grey and atmospheric in Greymouth. I suppose that's why it's called that, or maybe it's just a boring reference to a colonial politician whose name happens to conveniently coincide. Anyway, the breakwater is right there at the end of town...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is an enjoyable walk, even in the rain. It is a flat walk, with an asphalt road to the breakwater. There is ample free parking, and toilets are available. There is also freedom camping in this area. The walk to the breakwater shows the...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My husband and I stayed at Greymouth on our recent trip to the South Island. We had been driving most of the day so it was great to have a walk out to the end of the breakmouth. It was rather chilly but the bar...More

Thank 993anitat
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The Lifeboat,best coffee or hot chocolate you'll ever get ,this side of the black stump? Waffles as well. CASH ONLY so get to it THIS IS A GREYMOUTH MUST DO !

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Followed the tour path along the foreshore to the go up the break water to try to see some dolphins and had little luck. Was bitterly cold so make sure you’re nice and warm, other than that pretty fun

Thank FredP1293
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Totally awesome and sobering visit. To stand at the entrance of the Grey river watching enormous waves crashing while realising that locals risked their lives making that entrance was inspiring and scary. Access to the site is simple and easy from the town centre and...More

2  Thank AllanOrewa
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Good place to stay, for a couple of nights,as we had stayed in Nelson the previous night and we wanted to visit Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers before going to Christchurch via Arthurs Pass

Thank a1job
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Visited on Friday 11th May. We went for a drive around Greymouth and headed out to the breakwater. It was worth going there to get a great view looking back towards the town with the hills in the background.

2  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The sea was quite calm when we went to the breakwater, although it can very dangerous when the seas are rough. Worth going to see the area, either by car or on the walking track.

1  Thank Jo P
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