Category: West Coast

The wild and wonderful West Coast of the South Island. Highlighted a number of “must see” attractions to assist you in planning a great holiday in this fascinating part of the country.

Charleston

Visiting the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island is always a unique experience filled…

Jet-boat Safaris

Slide into your seat, buckle yourself in, grip the handrail and wait for the adrenalin…

Glacier Walking

Take a hike on a massive river of ice sliding inexorably down the precipitous slopes…

Franz Josef Glacier

Welcome to the heart of Glacier Country - the township of Franz Josef - nestling…

Fox Glacier

New Zealand has a dynamic duo of glaciers, which are easily accessed and provide a…

Wild Foods Festival

What do you fancy as an appetiser? Was that whitebait or worm patties, huhu grub…

Southern Alps Passes

The fun of a West Coast holiday begins with a journey through the Southern Alps.…

Okarito Lagoon

Be sure to visit New Zealand’s only white heron (kotuku) nesting colony. It’s a neat…

Shantytown

Virtually every rock-bound riverbed yields secrets of heritage gold diggings. Fossick in the loose gravels…

Greenstone (Jade)

The ‘Stone of the Gods’ was literally fashioned as the offspring of volcanoes, earthquakes and…

White Water Rafting

Pull on a wetsuit and helmet, then launch your raft onto a fast-flowing river for…

Skydiving

Freefalling at terminal velocity from a massive 19,500 feet over West Coast Glacier Country makes…

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks

Stop and marvel at the perfect pancake rock stacks, which are piled high in giant…

Tranz Alpine Express

Riding the ‘Iron Road’ is a very romantic and exciting way to travel into West…

Oparara Cave

Hidden deep in the silent grottos of Oparara’s Honeycomb Caves are spellbinding limestone sculptures and…

Scenic Flights

Step inside the perspex bubble of a sightseeing helicopter and rise like a phoenix into…

The Wild West Coast

Welcome to the wild and wonderful West Coast of the South Island. The New Zealand…