Westport New Zealand tourism and travel - Historic Reefton

The Historic Town of Reefton

Historic Reefton The town of Reefton owes its origins to the discovery of extensive gold bearing quartz reefs last century. With mining came technology and innovation. In August 1888, Reefton turned on electric street lighting before any other town in the Southern Hemisphere - indeed even before the fashionable suburbs of London and New York.

Reefton is a living, working heritage town with extensive historical sites and buildings. It is surrounded by the magnificent Victoria Conservation Park which offers a range of unique experiences including outdoor adventure and historical trails amongst its wild, rugged granite mountains, luxuriant beech forest and abundant birdlife - a recreational and sporting paradise.



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The Old Nurses Home Guesthouse - ReeftonThe Old Nurses Home Guesthouse - Reefton - Guest House.

Located in historic Reefton on the West Coast of New Zealand, The Old Nurses Home Guesthouse - Reefton offers free...

3-Day Queenstown to Christchurch including West Coast Glaciers and the TranzAlpine Train3-Day Queenstown to Christchurch including West Coast Glaciers and the TranzAlpine Train - Multi-day Tour - Queenstown. Starting from $911.25 per person.

Visit highlights of New Zealand’s South Island on a 3-day tour from Queenstown to Christchurch. Be amazed by the Fox...

 

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