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“Unsurpassable and fun”
Review of The Lifeboat NZ

The Lifeboat NZ
Ranked #1 of 54 Restaurants in Greymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $3
Description: The Lifeboat NZ is a small business selling Dutch stroopwafels and coffee to increase social contact and has the purpose to help people who have gone through their free-fall. Our goal is to establish throughout New Zealand more Lifeboats for people who need a way back in life with a viable business so they can spread their light to others. The Lifeboat NZ is most days at the Tiphead, weather permitted of course. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram to be updated @thelifeboatnz. Thank you! Hope to see you soon.
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Description: The Lifeboat NZ is a small business selling Dutch stroopwafels and coffee to increase social contact and has the purpose to help people who have gone through their free-fall. Our goal is to establish throughout New Zealand more Lifeboats for people who need a way back in life with a viable business so they can spread their light to others. The Lifeboat NZ is most days at the Tiphead, weather permitted of course. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram to be updated @thelifeboatnz. Thank you! Hope to see you soon.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee is great but the best parts for us were the stroop wafels, the site which is at the end of a little peninsula, and the people who run it. They were so fun to converse with, interactive, and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

Stopped off here after reading the TripAdvisor reviews. So glad we did. The waffles were to die for and the location is special. While it would be nice to walk along the spit, you can actually drive all the way up to it so worth doing even if you’re in a hurry. The owners are lovely and let the kids ring the bell and also told them that the white stones on the beach were magical. After downing the coffee and waffles we then of course had to go hunting for magic rocks and it’s become one of the highlights of their trip. Sometimes you find pure joy in the most unlikely of places and this is one of those.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

Supernice couple selling the best waffles you can imagine! While enjoying a waffle, you’ll have a stunning view over the ocean and a nice conversation with Richard and Monique(the owners). Definitely worth the visit!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

Do not miss the Lifeboat parked down on the Greymouth spit. Fabulous handmade hot chocolate (great for a very windy day), & lovely dutch cake. Real character boat & owner - had a lovely chat. A must see.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

They invites us in their boat because it was so windy outside and we stayed for more than an hour. So nice and amazing people ♥️ thanks for the great time in your Lifeboat! Best waffles and really good coffee! Lena&Lea

Date of visit: November 2019
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