Gateway to the Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand


Karamea boasts a wide range of lodges and accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes.

Karamea River Motels

Quality spacious one and two bedroom units or studios with cooking facilities. Excellent location. Quiet and private, with uninterrupted views of Mt Stormy and Kahurangi National Park. Only 500m to township.

31 Bridge Street, Karamea
phone (03) 7826 955
fax (03) 7826 944

Karamea Farm Baches

Slumber to the Tasman's roaring lullaby, awake to an avian symphony as the sun rises over the forested mountains of the Kahurangi National Park...welcome to our quaint self-contained baches with full kitchen facilities, wireless Internet and set on a peaceful rural setting close to the Karamea River, estuary, beach and local'll LOVE the place! (Transport available)

Karamea Farm Baches is a Carbon Neutral business

Every 4th night Free!

17 Wharf Road, Karamea
Phone +64 3 782 6838

Karamea Village Hotel

Situated in the heart of Karamea, we are the first service off the Heaphy Track. Nine modern units separate to the Hotel, three with cooking facilities, all units serviced daily. Multiple winner of Wild Food Awards. Affordable Wild Food cuisine, specialising in local delicacies. Come share our secluded village and restored landmark Hotel with the locals.

Cnr Waverly Street and Wharf Road, Karamea.
phone/fax (03) 7826 800
reservation freephone 0800 826 800

Last Resort

In the heart of Karamea Village, the Last Resort has a warm West Coast welcome, Café, Restaurant and Bar and a range of rooms to meet your needs. Food, coffee and drinks available 7:30am till late 7 days.

71 Waverly Street, Karamea
freephone 0800 505 042
phone (03) 7826 617

Little Wanganui Hotel

BIG on Whitebait. Simply GREAT Kiwi food, friendly natives, easy atmosphere. Hotel and budget accommodation, also tent and powered sites. Call in and say g’day on your way to Karamea. Transport for trampers available. HANZ member, SkyTV.

phone (03) 7826 752

Karamea Memorial Domain Camping Ground

The cheapest in town! Backpackers bunkroom, tent and van sites, kitchen facilities, showers and laundry. Next to river and close to shops. Reasonable rates.

phone (03) 7826 069 or (03) 7826 652

Karamea Holiday Park

Comfortable budget motels, cabins, power and tent sites in sheltered native bush by sandy estuary. Kayak hire. Internet and wireless.

Maori Point Road, Karamea
phone (03) 7826 758

Old Postmaster’s Home

Three bedroom holiday home in the heart of Karamea. Close to amenities, tracks, beaches, whitebait and troutfishing spots. Self-catering kitchen, separate lounge with open fire, two bathrooms. Sleeps 9 people.

29 Wharf Road, Karamea
phone/fax (03) 7826 800

Rongo Backpackers & Gallery

Travellers from all over the world meet at Rongo and every 4th night is free, so come and stay a while, meet some fabulous people, and have a groovy time in one of New Zeland’s most beautiful locations. Rongo is the place to stay in Karamea … Funky, friendly, fun and every 4th night is FREE! (Transport available)

Rongo Backpackers & Gallery is a Carbon Neutral business

Every 4th night FREE!

130 Waverly St, Karamea
phone (03) 782 6667

Wangapeka Backpackers Retreat & Farmstay

Your first choice! Not just a bed, a complete experience. Family operated. Closest accommodation to the Wangapeka track and from Westport coming into Karamea. Small, personal. Protected rainforest. Hunting, fishing, swimming. 10mins. from beaches. Close to Heaphy and Oparara. Horticulture, livestock farming.

phone 03 7826 663
021 1061026

Jesters Nest

Located just south of the Oparara River, a few minutes from beach, bush and Karamea village, Jesters Nest is an ideal base to explore the area.
There is a choice of accommodation - a double room in the main house and the self contained Little House which has a separate bedroom and pull-out couch in the lounge. Continental breakfast is included for all guests.
Come and relax and rest in the peaceful garden which features a walking labyrinth constructed with the beautiful local Karamea granite.

538 Oparara Road
Karamea 7893
03 782 6633


Riverstone Karamea

Riverstone Karamea is a modern, elevated and private accommodation complex over looking the Karamea River, Kahurangi National Park and farmlands.
Two luxury two bedroom self contained chalets accompanied with beautiful gardens. 
3 minutes drive to convenience store, local hotel, cafe, restaurant and bar.

2 Arapito Road,

Phone:(03) 7826640 
Cell 0277232878

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