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 with many wonders. On this…

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Jet-boat Safaris

Slide into your seat, buckle yourself in, grip the handrail and wait for the adrenalin to flow. Later when the…

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Glacier Walking

Take a hike on a massive river of ice sliding inexorably down the precipitous slopes of the Southern Alps. Glacier…

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Franz Josef Glacier

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

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Fox Glacier

New Zealand has a dynamic duo of glaciers, which are easily accessed and provide a fascinating and unique holiday experience.…

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Wild Foods Festival

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

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Southern Alps Passes

The fun of a West Coast holiday begins with a journey through the Southern Alps. A 600 km long, incredibly…

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Okarito Lagoon

Be sure to visit New Zealand’s only white heron (kotuku) nesting colony. It’s a neat experience observing these magnificent birds,…

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Shantytown

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

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Greenstone (Jade)

The ‘Stone of the Gods’ was literally fashioned as the offspring of volcanoes, earthquakes and uplifted mountains. Greenstone, or ‘pounamu’…

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White Water Rafting

Pull on a wetsuit and helmet, then launch your raft onto a fast-flowing river for the spine-tingling, heart-pounding ride of…

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Skydiving

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

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Punakaiki Pancake Rocks

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

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Tranz Alpine Express

Riding the ‘Iron Road’ is a very romantic and exciting way to travel into West Coast Glacier Country. New Zealand’s…

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Oparara Cave

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

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Scenic Flights

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

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The Wild West Coast

Welcome to the wild and wonderful West Coast of the South Island. The New Zealand Information Network has highlighted a…

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