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Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Good facility

The Intercity bus stops here so very convenient for those travelling on the bus. Staff friendly... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
NewZealandCarver
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Really good I-Site because ..........

A really good Information Centre because not only I-Site but also a museum, Coal Museum. The... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
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123 Palmerston Street | Coaltown Museum, Westport, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Intercity bus stops here so very convenient for those travelling on the bus. Staff friendly, great array on pamphlets etc. Like Greymouth for those without transport (like us) there is not much to do in the town. The centre however was not able to...More

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Carol H, Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your response on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate your comments. Regarding local tours, we have the Norwest Cave tours, Outwest Tours, which is an outdoor adventure tracking into the outback of Charleston, Wild River Rafting, which is 45 minutes north of Westport....More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

A really good Information Centre because not only I-Site but also a museum, Coal Museum. The service form the staff was good and informative related to the town and the locality of Westport. Plenty of informative brochures, souvenirs shop and booking place. On top of...More

Thank santo t
Carol H, Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, much appreciated!!

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We called in to get information about getting to the Denniston mining site, The woman at the counter was really nice and gave us all the help we needed plus told us the road had recently been sealed all the way to top. We were...More

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Carol H, Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your positive comments. Yes, a great spot up in Denniston with a fantastic view on a clear day!!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were a little naive and thought we could just stop and get a Motel wherever we wanted. So wrong! i-Site were extremely helpful and booked us ahead a few nights . They could also tell us the approximate times to each destination and things...More

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Carol H, Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your great comments, we really appreciate your feedback!!

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable, we had a day trip to Karmea and a trip around the local beaches and sights, a very pleasant place with delightful people

Thank lmildon08
Reviewed 14 February 2018

By Coaltown, with fliers and maps, and info on the area, and West Coast, in middle of town near the library

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

All the info you could need, the museum there is worth a visit too. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank 99gandt99
Carol H, Front Office Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for your response, much appreciated!!

Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is my first port of call if available when visiting a new City or Town - the staff here were friendly and very helpful in managing a limited time to spend in the area - their recommendations are always unbiased and sensible taking into...More

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Carol H, Front Office Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thak you kindly for your response, much appreciated!!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

We received some excellent information but also some bad information. We were sent to the cafe at Cape Foulwind, but it is closed and on the market!More

Thank 880julia
Carol H, Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were given this misleading information. There is a restaurant out at the Bay called the Star Tavern which is always open 7 days a week, so maybe this was a little confusing. The Bayhouse is planning...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

It was our first time in Westport and the lovely Bridget was amazing! She was very friendly and helpful. She tried everything to help us enjoy Westport. Very knowledgeable staffs. You can buy small items made of coal (which is their main product). Not to...More

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Carol H, Front Office Manager at Westport i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you so much for your recent feed back. Much appreciated!!!

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