Wake up to the west coast. Explore one of the world's wild places, then grab a latte
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About the West Coast

The West Coast of New Zealand is an untamed natural wilderness.

With scenery so stunning it takes your breath away and sunsets so impressive even Instagram told us to tone it down. It takes a while to get around the largest region in New Zealand, but the journey is the best bit.

From the highest of mountains and stunning coastal scenery to copious rainforests and absolutely everything in between – you’re just spoilt for choice all of the way.

Along your journey you will meet Coasters (real kiwi locals) who will provide you with true Kiwi hospitality.
Outline of New Zealand with the west coast region coloured in blue.

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West Coast Events

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18 April 20

Pulse Energy Oparara Wilderness Trail Run

The 2020 Pulse Energy Oparara Wilderness Trail Run will be held on Saturday 27 April ...
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22 May 19

Big Bike Film Night

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20 May 19

How to capture and preserve your favourite Greymouth memories

Tips on how to capture and preserve your travel memories from Greymouth.
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Big regional differences in how Kiwis view tourism

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Overnight closures for Waiho Bridge from Sunday night

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The Paparoa Track, opening 1 December, will run between Blackball and Punakaiki on the West Coast Of New Zealand. 📷Photo by @jaseblair #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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The Great Coast Road, West Coast New Zealand. 📷 Photo by @jens_breitung #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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Take a walk on the wild side in Okarito. 📷Photo by @jonny.cleland #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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To the mountains we must go. 📍Southern Alps, New Zealand. 📷Photo by @rachstewartnz #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊