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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Okarito Kayaks & Accommodation

Stunning rental and fully guided kayak trips on the remote and tranquil Okarito Lagoon, with incredible views of the Southern Alps and Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Family friendly and suitable for all abilities.

$60 - $130
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Hunting & fishing
Fishing on Lake Brunner
Moana
Moana Trout Fishing Safari

Guided fishing tours lakes, rivers and streams. Try your luck at sight casting to wild browns.

Guiding Fees (New Zealand Dollars):
$675 - full day
$350 - 1/2 day
$200 - 2 hours

Tackle And Equipment Available.
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Tours
Glacier Valley Eco Tours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a NZ owned and operated family business, committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided Nature Walks in and around Glacier Country NZ.

$80 - $180 adults.
$40 - $90 children.
Family Rate (2 adults + 2 children) of $225 for all our 3 hour tours.
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Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier Guides

Join us for a guided glacier experience you will never forget! Franz Josef Glacier Guides are proud to offer a range of world-class experiences designed to show you the very best of New Zealand's West Coast glaciers.

$79 - $575 (valid until 30 September 2019)
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Waiatoto River Safaris
Haast
Waiatoto River Safari

Waiatoto River Safari. Ocean to the Mountains 2.25 - 2.5 hours of extraordinary nature and exceptional beauty only seen on this trip.

$139 - $199
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Inland Adventures
Reefton
Inland Adventures

If you are looking at going rafting on some great New Zealand rivers, spending time in the outdoors, or taking the family out for a splash you have come to the right place.

$120 - 220
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Must see
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Hokitika
Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

$400 +
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Adventure
Paparoa Shuttle
Grey District
Paparoa Shuttles

Paparoa Shuttles provides all aspects of support services required to walk or ride the Paparoa Track. We provide shuttle transport, car relocation, bike hire and accommodation bookings. We can even assist you with a complete trip package, so all you need to worry about is walking or riding the Paparoa Track.

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History & heritage
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Hokitika
Bonz 'n' Stonz

A gallery and carving studio filled with handmade jade pieces. Bonz 'N' Stonz is the authentic location to purchase professionally created jade, bone, and shell jewelry. You also have the option to carve your own Jade - Bone -Shell.

From $100
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
The Helicopter Line Franz Josef Glacier

The Helicopter Line can offer you spectacular close-up views on a scenic flight to explore and discover the dramatic expanse of the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and snowfields.

$240 - $450
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Haast Heli
Haast
Haast Heli

Haast Heli is a locally based company that offers a truly unique personalised adventure. Come and see us for a true introduction to South Westland.

Flights from $99
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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Kayaks

Join us on a unique kayak adventure and kiwi sanctuary tour just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier! Sandwiched between the mountains and the sea, Lake Mapourika was created by the retreating Franz Josef Glacier some 14,000 years ago.

$85 - $540
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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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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Vantage Helicopter Experiences

Vantage Helicopters offer three amazing scenic flights that take you close to the awe-inspiring glaciers, evergreen rainforest and magnificent mountains of the Southern Alps.

$280 - $480
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Gloworm Cave tour
Punakaiki
The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

The Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour takes visitors by train into the magnificent rain forest of the Nile River Canyon to explore the enormous Nile River Cave System.

$87.50 - $120
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Tours
Franz Josef Heli
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Heliservices

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.

$160 - $420
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Adventure
Underworld Rafting
Punakaiki
Underworld Adventures

Underworld Rafting: Is a “Cave Rafting Adventure” in the Paparoa National Park. Located in Charleston.

$185
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Tours
The Nile River Rainforest Train
Punakaiki
The Nile River Rainforest Train

The Nile River Rainforest Train Is a short interpretative train journey through primeval rain forest whilst seated in small open sided carriages.

$20-$25
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Tours
Explore West Coast
Grey District
Explore West Coast

Explore West Coast offers visitors to the region guided and self drive tours, discounted local activities and accommodation options.

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Walking & hiking
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef glacier walks

Enjoy moderate to easy walks around the township of Franz Josef and its glacier.

FREE
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Shopping
Monteiths Brewery Tour
Grey District
Monteith's Brewing Company

From humble origins in 1868 as the Monteith’s family-owned Phoenix Brewery, the Monteith’s Brewing Co we know today has become the New Zealand’s most iconic craft brewery for its strong tasting, full-bodied ales, rich and silky stouts, and continual innovation with all the classic brews.

$18 - $30
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Adventure
Ultimate Descents New Zealand
Westport and Karamea
Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Good spirited kiwis, giving the opportunity for travelers to explore our wild and scenic rivers.

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
West Coast Scenic Waterways
Hokitika
West Coast Scenic Waterways

Enjoy freedom kayaking or a cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer. Capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers.

$5 - $90
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History & heritage
Arahura Greenstone Tours
Hokitika
Arahura Greenstone Tours

This fabulous uniquely original tour will lead you on a journey of discovery along the Arahura River - known as one of the richest sources of Pounamu (Greenstone) in New Zealand.

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Tours
Okarito Boat Tours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Okarito Boat Tours And Cottages

Sit back and relax as you are transported from land to the tranquil waters of the Okarito lagoon and rainforest waterways to view the birds, ancient plants and trees and the untouched landscape that combine to make the Okarito so magic.

$75 - $95
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Adventure
Punakaiki Horse Treks
Punakaiki
Punakaiki Horse Treks

Scenic horse riding into the Punakaiki valley and within the Paparoa National park. A great way to experience the stunning scenery of the Punakaiki valley, crossing the river and stopping at our bush hut along the way for light refreshments.

$200 per person
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Adventure
Buller Canyon Jet
Reefton
Buller Canyon Jet

Join us for an exclusive award-winning jet boat adventure in stunning Buller Canyon NZ.

$105 for adults.
$60 for children 14 years and under.
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Motels & self-contained
Karamea River Motels
Westport and Karamea
Karamea River Motels and Jetboat Tours

Quality spacious units in Karamea and home of the Karamea River Jet Scenic Tours.

$140 - $180
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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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Fox Glacier Heliservices
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier Heliservices

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox Glacier.

$150 - $340
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Tours
Side Track Tours
Grey District
West Coast Encounters

John Kennedy head guide of West Coast Encounters has worked in the tourism and hospitality industry for over 30 years and has an extensive history in tour guiding.

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Adventure
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Hokitika
Cycle Journeys

Cycle Journeys provides all aspects of support services required to cycle the Wilderness Trail and Paparoa Track.
We provide bike rental, shuttle transfers, daily luggage transfers, itinerary and trip planning and accommodation booking.

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Shopping
West Coast Wildlife Centre - Rowi Kiwi
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
West Coast Wildlife Centre

West Coast Wildlife Centre is the home of the official breeding programme for the world's rarest kiwi called the Rowi and now the Haast Kiwi!

$15 - $60
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Hunting & fishing
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Lake Tours

Join us for a Scenic Cruise or Fishing Charter on Lake Mapourika - just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier.  Lake Mapourika's mirror-like water boasts panoramic views of the Southern Alps and Glaciers.

$115 - $200
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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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Adventure
West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe
Hokitika
West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.

$16 to $77
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Haast river safari
Haast
Haast River Safari

We offer visitors a rare opportunity to experience the untouched natural beauty of Te Wāhipounamu - World Heritage Area, while traveling in one of our custom designed fully enclosed jet boats.

Adults $109
Children (15 yrs & under) $59
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Hokitika Scenic Tours
Hokitika
Hokitika Scenic Tours

Hokitika Scenic Tours offer specialised informative, sightseeing day tours and transport to any destination you wish to visit on the West Coast.

$45 - $450
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Across Country Quad Bikes

The only quad bike ride in New Zealand with glacial views and the thrill of riding through West Coast dense rainforest, riverbeds and glorious mud to emerge at an ancient terminal moraine and an outstanding view of the Franz Josef Glacier.

$70 - $415
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Lodges
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Haast
Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Discover wilderness in comfort and style at New Zealand's premier nature lodge.

$380 - $790
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
White Heron Sanctuary Tours

A unique experience to visit New Zealand’s only white heron nesting site in the Waitangi roto Nature Reserve.

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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier Guiding New Zealand

New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company, offering spectacular guided glacier walks, heli-hikes and alpine heli-treks on the West Coast's longest and less crowded glacier - the Fox Glacier.

$469 - $1199
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

Glacier Country Helicopters offer a choice of three scenic flight across the rainforests, glaciers and mountains that form our incredible backyard.

$280 - $495
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Adventure
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Grey District
On Yer Bike!

Action packed off road adventures for all ages through 300 acres of West Coast rainforest and farm.

Single Adult $125-$240
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Around the coast
Wildsouth Discovery
Grey District
Wildsouth Discovery

Wildsouth Discovery is a specialist New Zealand tour company offering bespoke, exclusive tours and extraordinary service in South island.

From $580
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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Horse wagon tours
Punakaiki
Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours

Welcome to Golden Sands Horse & Wagon Tours, on the Barrytown beach. A guided tour by horse and wagon in the footsteps of the early pioneers.

$60 per adult $30 per child.
Free for 3 year olds and under.
Valid until: 1/6/2020
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Jade

Te Koha Gallery

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef, West Coast, 7886, New Zealand
Tours

Farwest Farm Tours

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
200 Wanganui Flat Road, Hari Hari, Westland, New Zealand
Adventure

Outwest Tours

Punakaiki
State Highway 6, Charleston, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
Adventure

Karamea Outdoor Adventures

Westport and Karamea
Bridge Street, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand
Adventure

Alpine Fault Tours

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

Reefton Distilling Co.

Reefton
10 Smith Street,, Reefton,, 7830,, West Coast
Transport

Glacier Shuttles and Charters Franz Josef

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Main Road, Franz Josef, West Coast, New Zealand
Walking & hiking

Ross Walks

Hokitika
4 Aylmer Street, Ross, 7812, West Coast
Beaches, lakes & coastline

Karamea surf and SUPs

Westport and Karamea
Glasseye Drive, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand
Tours

Hokitika Historic Walking Tours

Hokitika
Hokitika i-SITE, Weld Street, Hokitika, 7810
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Kahurangi Guided Walks

Westport and Karamea
1204 Abel Tasman Drive, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand