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Explore Brunner Mine Site & Lake Brunner

Explore Brunner Mine Site & Lake Brunner with lunch provided at Kingfisher Restaurant.

Brunner Mine Site

On this tour you will visit the Historic Brunner Mine Site, a place of historical significance on the West Coast. The Brunner Mine was a coal mine on the West Coast of the South Island in New Zealand. It was one of several mines situated on the banks of the Grey River, at an area known as “Coal Gorge” between the townships of Stillwater and Taylorville. The area is well interpreted with a short walk around the historic coke ovens, brick factory and remains of the tunnel entrances.

Lake Brunner

Explore the West Coast with this tour to Lake Brunner, a glacial feed rainforest lake. Lake Brunner is the largest lake in the West Coast Region of New Zealand, located 31 km southeast of Greymouth. The main settlement, Moana, is on its northern shore. It is an important settlement and waystation for local Māori.

Rakaitane Track

With a multiple choice of walking tracks in the Lake Brunner area, our Explore West Coast guide will guide you across the swing bridge giving you views of the Arnold river and a short 30 – 45 minute loop track around native bush with bird song. Spend time down on the lake shore and then a drive around the village taking in more of the views on offer. 

Lunch at Kingfisher Restaurant and Bar 

Enjoy a meal at the Hotel Lake Brunner, Kingfisher Restaurant and Bar while overlooking the views of Lake Brunner. Kingfisher restaurant offers a warm fire on cooler days or sit on the deck in the sun! Select your meals from the extensive menu.

Allow 3 to 4 hours.

Child age 14 and under, children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

This tour departs from central Greymouth accommodation and the Greymouth Railway Station and Visitor Information Centre in the morning. Bookings are essential.


Every booking receives a buy one get one free coffee at Robert Harris Greymouth! All you have to do is show the lovely team at the counter your booking confirmation to receive this wonderful deal.


Tour Info

Tour info – Report 15 minutes prior to departure time. If you need to amend or cancel the booking reservation please advise Explore West Coast without delay.

Vouchers are subject to the regulations and bylaws of the respective operators to whom they are issued and are valid for the services as detailed on the vouchers. All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice.

Within the result of you not being able to make our tour please see the below information on cancellation here at Explore West Coast.

  • Change of date or holding of booking up to 24 hours before travel.
  • Any booking canceled within 72 hours to 24 hours before travel will result in a refund minus 10% booking fee. 
  • Within 24 hours before travel no refund will be given.
  • Full refund for any booking canceled outside of the 72 hour cut off period.
  • This policy also stands in the situation of a pandemic, which affects the tour operation or the lockdown of a region the customer is traveling from and in which case a change of date or hold of booking will be offered within the 24 hour period. 


Adult 159  Child 75 
3 Hours
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Explore Brunner Mine Site & Lake Brunner

Lake Brunner

Explore Brunner Mine Site & Lake Brunner

Brunner Mine

Explore Brunner Mine Site & Lake Brunner

Brunner suspension footbridge

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