The Old Ghost

Road

The 85km-long the Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys.

The Old Ghost Road

This mountain biking and tramping trail connects the old Upper Buller Gorge in the Lyell to the Mokihinui River in the north. Journey through majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys.

 

The Old Ghost Road Bus Services

Peak Season – November to March

Schedule bus services depart daily to and from Seddonville

Low Season – April to October

We operate on demand – Please contact us with your requirements

Private Charters – All Year

If the timetable doesn’t suit or you have a group booking, please contact us and we can arrange something to suit or check out our private charters page.

We also offer daily services between the Heaphy Track and The Old Ghost road between November to March if you would like to complete both tracks back to back.

Bike Transport

We can transport your bikes for $10 per bike.

 

Please Note:

We recommend Intercity buses between Nelson and Westport for individuals or small groups of 2-4.

Our Peak Season Daily Bus Service collects passengers from the Seddonville Hotel.  You will need to make your own way there at completion of the track.

Nelson to Lyell

Daily Service, Operated by Intercity

Departs: 7.15am

Arrives: 9.49am

From  $26.00 per person

Seddonville to Westport

November to March only

Departs: 2.05pm

Arrives: 2.45pm

  $35.00 per person

Westport to Nelson

Daily Service, Operated by Intercity

Departs: 3.50pm

Arrives: 7.15pm

From  $30.00 per person

Nelson to Westport

Daily Service, Operated by Intercity

Departs: 7.15am

Arrives: 10.54am

From  $30.00 per person

Westport to Seddonville

November to March only

Departs: 11.00am

Arrives: 11.40am

  $35.00 per person

Lyell to Nelson

Daily Service, Operated by Intercity

Departs: 4.50pm

Arrives: 7.15pm

From  $26.00 per person

To Westport

PM
Seddonville
2.05pm
Westport
2.45pm

From Westport

AM
Westport
11.00am
Seddonville
11.40am

To Nelson

PM
Westport
3.50pm
Nelson Intercity
7.15pm

From Nelson

AM
Nelson Intercity
7.15am
Westport
10.54am

Map Overview

Map Overview

The Old Ghost Road Map

List of Stops

  • Seddonville
  • Westport
  • Westport
  • Seddonville
  • Westport
  • Nelson Intercity
  • Nelson Intercity
  • Westport

Destinations

The most reliable and comfortable bus service between Nelson and Golden Bay.