What are the major attractions in Westport?
Adventure is just around the corner at the Coaltown Museum. It's one attraction you'll find on many visitors' to-do lists. The Miner's Brewery and Tauranga Bay Seal Colony are also a stone's throw away and worth a pit stop.
What are the best road trip destinations near Westport?
Want to see what's on offer in nearby Paparoa National Park? What's 25 miles when you have your very own car? Anyway, the drive itself is half the fun! Once you've stretched out your arms and legs and had something to eat, it'll be time to admire the sights. We recommend starting with Pancake Rocks, Punakaiki Beach and the Mitchell’s Gully Gold Mine. Murchison is another terrific option. It's 35 miles away and has tons of intriguing things to do. You'd be nuts to skip the Murchison Museum, the Murchison Golf Club and the Boer War Memorial.
Where are the best beaches near Westport?
If you adore the smell of salty sea air and the sight of seagulls swooping over the ocean, hop in your car and spend a few hours wandering along the water's edge at Carters Beach. You'll find this glorious stretch of coastline 5 miles from Westport.
How can I get a cheap car rental in Westport?
Here's a rundown of our best tips and tricks to help you keep more money in your purse:
- Use our convenient filter feature to steer you in the direction of the cheapest car deals in town — and then compare the prices;
- Set an email Price Drop Alert for your next vacation destination. You never know what awesome deals will zoom straight into your inbox;
- Research is the key to bagging the cheapest rentals deals in town, so be sure to look into both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you pay for your ride;
- If you're not too fussed about which day of the week you get the keys to your car and you can be flexible with your vacation schedule, have a play around to see which days and dates give you the hottest deal;
- Pickup and drop-off times typically need to be the same or very similar (e.g, both 9 a.m.) or you might be asked to pay for a whole extra day;
- Sometimes rental companies offer discounts if you pay right away, so make sure you look out for these money-saving offers;
- The early bird catches the biggest worm, along with the best deals! Book as soon as possible to secure some great savings, as well as your perfect set of wheels.