Contacts for the Heaphy Track area

Lewis Simpson can do relocations if we are too busy.  Mobile: +64 (0)211648574 email:

Scheduled and chartered transport including Collingwood, Karamea and South Island connections

Golden Bay Coachlines
Ph: (03) 525 8352

Somerset House (Collingwood) Transport to/from Brown Hut
Ph: (03) 524 8624

The Heaphy Bus Co Ltd
Ph: (03) 540 2042

Trek Express
Freephone: 0800 128 735

Intercity Coachlines & Newmans

Naked Bus (online only)

East West Coaches (Westport to Christchurch via Lewis Pass, Sunday to Friday)  
Ph: (03) 789 6251

Transport in the Karamea Region

Karamea Express (West Coast)  
Ph: (03) 782 6757 

Karamea Connections: Movement of the People
Ph: (03) 782 6838

Cunningham's Coaches
Ph: (03) 789 7177

Helicopter Charter Karamea
Ph: (03) 782 6111

Golden Bay Flights - includes transport for mountainbikers
Freephone: 0800 150 338

Golden Bay Air: flights Wgton-Takaka-Karamea plus connecting shuttles to tracks. Includes transport for mountainbikers
Freephone: 0800 588 885 

Provided as a guideline only. No responsibility taken for omissions or errors. See current DOC brochure for others.
Heaphy Track Help, Ph 03 525 9576, email

Golden Bay Information

Visit the historic Langford Store, Bainham for a coffee and a hot scone before doing the Heaphy

Mountain Biking transport enquiries

The Quiet Revolution(Martin and Marie Langley)

Bike Track


For your stay in Golden Bay

Kayak the Abel Tasman with the locals, from stunning Tata Beach:

Pohara Beach Top 10 Holiday Park     

Mohua Motels, at the entranceway to beautiful Golden Bay

Kiwiana backpackers hostel is 5 minutes walk to Takaka's town centre. A tidy, warm backpackers with a brilliant atmosphere located in the 'Heart of the Parks', Golden Bay

In Collingwood stay at Somerset House

Air B'n'B at Bainham:

Song of the Tui - a special place - boutique accommodation near the start of the Heaphy Track.

Golden Bay's newest boutique adventure lodge at the mouth of the Aorere River


Accommodation in Karamea

Rongo Backpackers & Gallery

Karamea Farm Baches

Guided Walks

Kahurangi Guided Walks - Golden Bay based, experienced guides, great value

Bush and Beyond - a partnership of tourism and conservation

Southern Wilderness Gourmet Guided Walk Package; Specialists on the Heaphy Track

Planning to do the Routeburn?

Car relocation is available