Location and Activities

The Lazy Seal Cottages is 11km southwest of Westport at Cape Foulwind and 40km north of Punikaiki Paparoa National Park. We are located four hours from Christchurch. We are 6km from the airport and golf course, 5km from seal colony and Bayhouse Restaurant, and just a 5-minute walk to beaches, walkways, and lighthouse.

The Lazy Seal Cottages


Explore our many beaches and coastlines, including the famous seal colony walkway, for spectacular views and impressive sunsets.

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For a little adventure, try Underworld Rafting, caving, horse riding, canoeing/kayaking and mountain biking. Or for something more relaxing have a round on the golf course, try your hand at fishing or have a meal at the Bayhouse Restaurant or Star Tavern.

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Local History

For some local history and culture, visit historical sites, take a coal mine tour, see the limestone arches and visit local museums.

The Lazy Seal Cottages

1042 Cape Foulwind Rd,
RD 2, Westport,
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 789 5668
Mobile: 021 0223 9381
Email: thelazyseal@gmail.com

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