Karamea Express

Karamea Express is a family owned business which has been providing a professional transportation service in Karamea since 1985.

Transportation Services

Kohaihai / Heaphy Track Shuttle
Shuttle runs 1pm and 2pm on demand and all other times by arrangement – bookings are essential.

Wangapeka Track / Karamea Leslie Track Shuttle
Service provided on demand, bookings are essential.

Karame/Westport Bus Service
Karamea to Westport departs 7.30am – pick up from your accommodation
Westport to Karamea departs 11.30am from the Westport I-site

Please note this bus service runs during the following periods:
Monday to Saturday - November to end of April
Monday to Friday - May to end of October

Car/Van Rentals
Car and van rentals are available for people to hire. This is a great way for people who are travelling in motorhomes and/or travelling without their own transport to explore the Oparara Basin (a height restriction of 2.8 metres is in place at the start of McCallums Mill Road which takes you to the Oparara Basin) and surrounding Karamea area.

Freight/Courier Service
We have a small freight service to/from Karamea to Westport with pick ups around the Westport area and can also drop off items that connect to other freight/courier services.

Taxi Service – On Demand
We have options for same day service to Nelson, Golden Bay, Motueka, Westport, Punakaiki and Greymouth. Bookings are essential for this service.

For enquiries, please contact us via phone 03 7826 757 or 027 288 6118.