Nestled amongst the native West Coast bush, Rimu Cottage is ideal for couples looking for comfort and privacy....
These geysers come from the blowholes – water worn passages through which jets of seawater are forced in high seas. Quite awesome displays of rushing spray can be seen on many days of the year because of the Tasman Seas’ powerful wave action.
Aoraki, Mt. Cook is sometimes visible far to the south and it is not uncommon to spy a pod of Hectors dolphin close to the rocks. The Pancake Rocks make a great stopover for travellers to stretch their legs and enjoy this wonderful natural feature. A recent Department of Conservation track and viewing platform upgrade makes the Rocks an international-standard visitor attraction.
Whilst enjoying your stay at Hydrangea Cottages you may wish to enjoy a number of other activities in the area, including Horse Trekking, Canoe Hire, Caving, walking in the Paparoa National Park and along the beach or Knife-making (15 min drive south, Jade carving and cave rafting further north.
There are cafés, restaurants, and taverns within walking distance of Hydrangea Cottages and a craft gallery and visitor centre which sells local art and crafts.
For those guests who are staying for a few days, there are a number of beautiful half and full day walks within the Paparoa National Park. Day trips to Westport, Holitika and Greymouth all offer a chance to do a range of activities, walks and site seeing.