Explore the West Coast with this tour to Lake Brunner, a glacial feed rainforest lake and to Brunner Mine Site, a historic mining area.
Enjoy a boat cruise on and around Lake Brunner. Take in the surrounding township and wildlife. Hear the stories of this land, once occupied by a Maori tribe, and the milling of the native trees around the lake.
A great spot for trout fishing, swimming and recreational activities.
On this tour you will visit the Historic Brunner Mine Site, a place of historical significance on the West Coast.
The Brunner suspension footbridge spans the Grey River, linking both sides of the mine site. The site was once of the country’s earliest industrial sites. Coal was mined and coke, firebricks and other products manufactured from the 1860’s until the 1940’s. The area is well interpreted with a short walk around the historic coke ovens, brick factory and remains of the tunnel entrances.
This tour departs from central Greymouth accommodation and the Greymouth Railway Station and Visitor Information Centre in the morning or afternoon. Bookings are essential.
Allow 3 hours.
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Brunner suspension footbridge