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National Parks

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Region
Category
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National Parks
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Westland Tai Poutini National Park extends from the highest peaks of the Southern Alps to the Tasman Sea and is split by the Alpine Fault.

FREE
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Cycling
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Grey District
Adventure South NZ

Adventure South NZ operates guided cycling and hiking tours on the West Coast. Our multi-day tours are fully supported and include all accommodation, transport, meals, first class guides and more. Private groups and custom itineraries can be arranged.

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Must see
Pancake Rocks and Blowholes - 0920
Punakaiki
Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

The pancake rocks in Punakaiki are the most visited natural attraction on the West Coast with good reason, they really do look like pancakes!

Free
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National Parks
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Punakaiki
Punakaiki Canoes

Take a leisurely paddle on the Pororari River beneath towering limestone cliffs in the Paparoa National Park.

Adults - $45pp
Children - $15
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National Parks
Arthur's Pass National Park
Moana
Arthur's Pass National Park

The West Coast borders Arthur's Pass National Park at the main divide and there is a striking difference between the landscapes on either side.

FREE
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National Parks
Paparoa Track
Punakaiki
Paparoa National Park

Paparoa National Park features coastal forest along a spectacular coastline.

FREE
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National Parks
Jacksons Retreat
Moana
Jacksons Retreat

From glow worms to walking tracks, fishing and boating to skiing and tramping, there's so much to see and done right on the edge of the rainforest.

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Oparara Arches in Karamea - New Zealand - 1853
Westport and Karamea
Oparara Experience

Join us on one of our guided eco tours amongst the pristine rainforest and limestone caves of the unique Oparara Basin. Several tour options available.

$95 - $150
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Heaphy
Westport and Karamea
The Heaphy Track

One of New Zealand’s nine great walks, the Heaphy Track, finishes (or starts, depending on which way you’re heading) at Karamea. The 82-kilometre, four-day tramp attracts visitors from all over the world every year.

Children - Free. Adults $14 to $32
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Must see
Hikers on Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier are among the most accessible glaciers in the world.

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National Parks
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Punakaiki
Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project

Book in to support and volunteer at our Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project with Conservation Volunteers New Zealand. With your help, we are restoring the Sand Plain Forest and planting 170,000 trees on 75 hectares.

FREE ACTIVITY
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Adventure

Alpine Fault Tours

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Whataroa, 7857, West Coast, New Zealand
Adventure

Adventure Caving

Punakaiki
Charleston Hotel, State Highway 6, Charleston 7865, New Zealand