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Greymouth: Monteith's Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

1. Greymouth: Monteith's Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

Start your tour in the Beertopia Room which houses our very own Monteith's Museum. Get an introduction to the heritage and rich stories of the origins of Monteith's, starting in 1868 on the West Coast. Move into the brewery to see, touch, taste (if you're up for it) and smell New Zealand grown ingredients used to make craft beer. Take your time to walk through the brewhouse and packaging house as your expert guide talks you through the process involved with crafting the 150-year-old beer recipes. Receive video, visual and verbal prompts throughout the tour to help you to understand the various techniques and technical terms our brewers are so familiar with. End the tour with a lesson on how to achieve the 'perfect pour'. For those over 18, pour yourself your very own tap beer, taste and enjoy.

Greymouth: Hokitika Gorge and Tree Top Walkway Half-Day Tour

2. Greymouth: Hokitika Gorge and Tree Top Walkway Half-Day Tour

Enjoy a scenic one-hour drive to Hokitika Gorge and follow the coastline before heading inland through farmland and native bush.  Walk across the swing bridge and spend time enjoying this magical place. With a forty five minute loop walk accessing different view points along the way and access down to the waters edge. Take in its vivid turquoise waters surrounded by lush native bush and see for yourself why it is a key photo stop on the West Coast must-do list.  Explore Tree Top Walkway and experience life with the birds high up in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. Gain easy access to the steel platform, which is 20 meters high and over 450 meters long. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Lake Mahinapua and surrounding mountain ranges. On a fine day as far as Mount Cook can be seen. Cafe on site for refreshments. If you’re a thrill-seeker, feel your heart pump as you climb to the top of Hokitika Tower, which is about 40 meters above the forest floor. Be inspired by a sensational vista of the majestic snow-capped Southern Alps, Lake Mahinapua, and the Tasman Sea.  Travel back to Greymouth to your accommodation or to the TranzAlpine train.

Greymouth: Off-Road Adventure in the 'Enchanted Rainforest'

3. Greymouth: Off-Road Adventure in the 'Enchanted Rainforest'

Set off on a 1-hour Enchanted Forest tour and be taken across the farmlands before entering the breathtakingly beautiful natural rainforest. As your professional guide navigates winding trails to the heart of the forest, become immersed in tranquility as rays of light penetrate through the trees and expose vibrant colors. On your off-road adventure, admire the native greenery in an area that captures and showcases the essence of what makes the West Coast region so unique to New Zealand. These tours have been in operation since 1998 and are situated on 250 acres of land that's been family-owned since 1917. The legendary lead guide Mike is the 3rd generation on the land and has extensive knowledge of the rich cultural history that still remains. Enjoy a flexible adventure catering for any level of experience so that everyone from ages 3 to 103 can have an amazing time.

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What people are saying about Greymouth

Kate was our very friendly & knowledgeable guide on our Monteiths Brewery tour in Greymouth. It was a fascinating Tour covering the processes of beer brewing & the history of Monteiths right up to present day. Just a pity that brewing no longer takes place in Greymouth.

Must choose this travel agency. We have wonderful days with the tour guide, Paul. We booked Franz Josef and west tour day tour for 2 days. He did such a great job and made our anniversary memorable. He is knowlegeable about history and story about everything here.

Fantastically knowledgeable young guide who really knew her stuff and was very chatty and pleasant. Discovered new flavours of Monteiths and was gifted a free 6 pack - highly recommended

Awesome tour highly recommend. The guide was awesome all the staff were soooo friendly really nice venue.

Great tour. It is the tour guide who makes the difference though. Our tour guide was exceptional.