One of the main West Coast towns, Westport is well worth a couple of hours to enjoy some wonderful heritage architecture and the fascinating Coaltown Museum.
The public toilets were also pretty colourful.
The town has had some tough times, reliant on mining and tourism, particularly since the Holcim cement works closed recently.
Not far away is the delightfully named Cape Foulwind (Captain Cook wasn’t too impressed with the weather when he visited), home to a lighthouse, coastal views and an underwhelming seal colony (might have caught them at a bad time, but not a patch on the one north of Kaikoura).
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Very nice series! Love it
Thank you. Only a third of the way into the South Island so far 😉
Great photos. Will have to catch up with the rest of your posts in this series.