About Us

Welcome to the Little Wanganui Hotel - Home of West Coast hospitality

Little Wanganui Hotel is a well established business situated on State Highway 67 some 20km south of Karamea near the Little Wanganui River. The Hotel is very popular during the whitebait season and over the summer months when it gains good patronage from visitors to the area. It is situated on a relatively large section which incorporates some 10 powered sites as well as camping facilities. The hotel itself has a bar dining facilities plus five hotel bedrooms along with bottle store and proprietors accommodation.

  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
  • Campground
  • Bottle Store

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Fresh seafood is our specialty
Free pool, free music, free hospitality
Dine inside or outside
We cook your catch
Ten powered sites and camping facilities
Gala days, meet the locals

What's happening at The Little Wanganui Hotel




Omelette $10.00
Your choice of two fillings. Choose from: bacon, cheese, onion, mushroom, tomato, or pineapple.

Wedges Supreme $15.00
Wedges smothered in cheese, bacon and pineapple. Served with sour cream and chilli sauce.

Burger and Chips $13.50
Filled with a chunky meat patty, tomato, cheese, red onion, lettuce, tomato sauce, and aioli. Served with lashings of chips.

Sausages, Eggs & Chips $12.00
Two jumbo sausages, two eggs and chips.

Steak, Eggs & Chips $16.50
Tender steak cooked to your liking, eggs, and chips.

Steak Meal $19.50
Tasty and juicy, this steak will be cooked to your liking. Served with your choice of salad or seasonal vegetables, chips or baked potato.

Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel $22.00
Two crispy, golden, chicken breasts. Served with your choice of salad or seasonal vegetables, chips or baked potato.

Fisherman's Basket $18.00
A succulent selection of marine morsels: fish, scallops, squid rings, mussels, battered crab stick, and chips.

Fish of the Day $18.50
Deep fried in crispy batter or pan fried Served with your choice of salad or seasonal vegetables, chips or baked potato.

Scallops $25.00
Juicy, deep fried scallops Served with your choice of salad or seasonal vegetables, chips or baked potato.

Baked Potato $16.00
Large baked potato served with your choice of four fillings Choose from: bacon, egg, cheese, pineapple, mushroom, sour cream or onion.

All Day Cooked Breakfast 1 $16.00
Two jumbo sausages, two eggs, tomato, hash browns and toast.

All Day Cooked Breakfast 2 $20.00
Bacon, two eggs, tomato, sausage, mushrooms, hash browns and toast.

Giant Burgers

Served on a giant bun the size of a bread plate!
All burgers come with lettuce, tomato, red onion, beetroot, and are covered with mustard mayo and tomato sauce.

The Works Burger $20.00

Beef Burger $15.00

Beef Satay Burger $17.00

Eye-fillet Steak Burger $25.00

Chicken Schnitzel Burger $20.00

Chicken Satay Burger $22.00

Fish Burger $15.00


All desserts $8.50

Doughnut Sandwich
A chocolate jam wrap cut in half, then filled with chocolate sauce and ice cream.

Chocolate Cake
Gooey, warm, chocolate cake, served on chocolate sauce with ice cream.

Caramel Bananas
Bananas covered in sticky caramel sauce, served with ice cream.

Our Location

Little Wanganui Hotel
RD3 Karamea
West Coast, N.Z.

Opening Hours

Noon - Late

Please use this form to contact us and make booking enquiries.

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