Destination guide

Travel to friendly Greymouth

The glaciers and beaches create a pretty picture of Greymouth. Well known for its sightseeing, hiking and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Greymouth

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Greymouth has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grey District Aquatic Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • National Kiwi Centre (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Greymouth

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Greymouth

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Greymouth. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rapahoe Beach (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Lake Brunner (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Hokitika Beach (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Greymouth

The nearest airport is in Hokitika (HKK), located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Westport (WSZ), which is 55.5 mi (89.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Greymouth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near Greymouth. From 13 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Greymouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Greymouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Greymouth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Left Bank Art Gallery: 41 vacation rentals
  • History House Museum: 41 vacation rentals
  • Shantytown: 55 vacation rentals
  • Monteith's Brewing Company: 41 vacation rentals
  • Jade Country Greymouth: 40 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greymouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Greymouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Greymouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Greymouth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Greymouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 20 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Greymouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.