Top things to do in Greymouth

Brewery in Greymouth

Monteith’s Brewing Co

The original Monteith's brewhouse is brand HQ: glossy and a wee bit corporate, but it delivers a high-quality experience. Plan ahead for one of four daily guided tours (25 minutes, including generous samples) or DIY…
Museum in Greymouth


Good fun for kids and young-of-heart travellers, Shantytown is a recreated 1860s gold-mining town, 10km south of Greymouth. Peer inside a church, workshops and gory hospital (shield the kids' eyes), all painstakingl…
Cafe in Greymouth

DP1 Cafe

A stalwart of the Greymouth cafe scene, this quayside java joint is awash in local artwork. Hip clientele and friendly staff make it an excellent place to mingle (while sipping the best espresso in town). Swing in f…
Arts & Crafts in Greymouth

Nimmo Gallery & Store

Ostensibly the gallery of local landscape photographer Stewart Nimmo, this friendly space overflows with cracking souvenirs (with more handicrafts and clothing sold in the courtyard out back). Honeyed beauty product…
Jewellery in Greymouth

Shades of Jade

Browse some of the prettiest jade creations we've seen along the West Coast, and get the inside scoop on local beaches where you can hunt out a stone of your own.
Bistro in Greymouth

Recreation Hotel

A strong local following fronts up to 'the Rec' for its smart public bar serving good pub grub, such as a daily roast, burgers and local fish and chips amid pool tables and the TAB.
Gallery in Greymouth

Left Bank Art Gallery

A former bank houses contemporary NZ jade carvings, prints, paintings, photographs and ceramics within its almost century-old walls.
Bar in Greymouth


Valiantly trying to capture the sophistication and glamour of golden-era Hollywood in good old Greymouth, this bar inside the Regent Cinema is an atmospheric and comfortable place to plonk yourself down in a leather…
Sports & Outdoors in Greymouth

Greymouth Warehouse

Camping equipment, fishing gear and sportswear are among the many products on sale in Greymouth's superstore.
Museum in Greymouth

History House Museum

When we passed through, this pictorial museum of Greymouth's gold rush days was closed indefinitely, to allow the handsome 1924 building to undergo earthquake strengthening.