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

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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09 March 19

Masquerade Party - Fundraiser For Coast Families

Fundraiser for Rainbow Kids West Coast Trust.
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01 November 18

Pioneer women living on the West Coast

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There’s a whole galaxy out there...but it’s easier to travel to Charleston on the West Coast and see a glow worm galaxy instead 😜 📍Underworld Adventures. 📷Photo by @iw.wm #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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Reflections in Okarito Lagoon, the largest natural lagoon in New Zealand. 📷Photo by @okaritokayaks #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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Untamed Natural Wilderness. 📍Kokatahi, West Coast New Zealand. 📷Photo by @barnyyoung #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊
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Lake Matheson’s famous mirror reflection of Mt Cook. 📷Photo by @krishayesimages #WestCoastNZ ⛰🌿🌊