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Adventure
Haast Heli
Haast
HeliServices.NZ Haast

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

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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.

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Tours
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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.

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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 with an extensive history in tour guiding.

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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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Tours
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Hokitika
Hokitika Historic Walking Tours

Take a historic walking tour in the home of The Luminaries with experienced guides.

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Adventure
Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier Guides

With the combination of an exhilarating helicopter ride, jaw-dropping scenery and a two hour hike through the most spectacular glacier features, it's no wonder our guests often label their Glacier Heli Hike as the highlight of their visit to Aotearoa (New Zealand).

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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Okarito Kayaks

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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Tours
Franz Josef Heli
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
HeliServices.NZ Franz Josef

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

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Tours
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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.

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Adventure
Fox Glacier Heliservices
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
HeliServices.NZ Fox Glacier

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

$195 - $495
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Adventure
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.

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Cycling
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Grey District
Trail Transport, bike hire & shuttle services

Trail Transport is a bus shuttle, bike hire and bag transfer service based in Greymouth.

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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.

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Must see
Skydive Franz
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Skydive Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

Skydiving above the Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers - Nobody Jumps Higher!

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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.

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Tours
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Hokitika
Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Outwest Tours

Outwest Tours offers a wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on journeys into the wild heart of the land. Enjoy spectacular landscapes and travel historic mining trails, as you relax in one of their fully air-conditioned four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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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.

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Glacier Valley Eco Tours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a family owned business committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided nature walks in Glacier Country.

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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.

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Adventure
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.

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Transport
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Shuttles and Charters Franz Josef

A Return shuttle service from your accommodation to the glacier carpark and back on a set timetable. Set fee.
Also available for private charters POA.

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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.

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Reefton Distilling Co.
Reefton
Reefton Distilling Co.

Premium Gins and Liquers hand crafted from local botanicals and spray free fruit.

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Jade
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Te Koha Gallery

Carve your own studio.

Prices start at $75 per piece.
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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Horse wagon tours
Punakaiki
Golden Sands Horse and Wagon Tours

Golden Sands Horse & Wagon Tours in Barrytown offer a guided tour by horse and wagon in the footsteps of the early pioneers.

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Adventure
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Grey District
Exploring New Zealand with GO Rentals

Planning a West Coast Adventure? Rent a Go Rental!

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Adventure
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.

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Adventure
Franzjoseftours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Paddling Tours, Scenic Cruises, Fishing Tours & Combo Tours

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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.

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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.

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

Enjoy freedom kayaking or a 1.5 hour cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer.

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Tours
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Westport and Karamea
Kahurangi Guided Walks

Guided walks on the Heaphy Track and The Old Ghost Road.

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Adventure
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Grey District
On Yer Bike!

Action packed off road adventures for all ages through 250 acres of West Coast rainforest and farm.

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Adventure
Buller Canyon Jet
Westport and Karamea
Buller Canyon Jet

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

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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.

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Shopping
Monteiths Brewery Tour
Grey District
Monteith's Brewing Company

Monteith’s Brewing Co. is an iconic craft brewery known for its strong tasting, full-bodied ales, rich and silky stouts, and classic brews.

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Tours
Glacier Country Helicopters
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

Glacier Country Helicopters is a local, family owned and operated company in Franz Josef offering scenic glacier flights and much more in our incredible backyard.

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History & heritage
Arahura Greenstone Tours
Hokitika
Arahura Greenstone Tours

This unique and 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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Adventure
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Hokitika
Cycle Journeys

Explore the untamed natural wilderness of the West Coast with Cycle Journeys

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Tours
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Grey District
NEW ZEALAND 4 DISCOVERY

New Zealand 4 Discovery: The place to visit for your New Zealand Discovery

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Walking & hiking
Beach South of Ross
Hokitika
Ross Walks

Enjoy walks around the town, bush, lake and historic gold ruins of Ross. Discover old gold mining relics or enjoy 360 degrees on these walks.

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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Experience Fox Glacier

Enjoy this amazing country on horseback, take in the incredible vistas, wind along the bush-clad Fox River or grab an e-bike and cycle through this remote wilderness!

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Grey District
Farm to Farm Tours

Farm to Farm Tours - Connecting People; Extraordinary Experiences

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Tours
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Haast
Waiatoto River Safari

Waiatoto River Safari. Ocean to the Mountains 2 hours of extraordinary nature and exceptional beauty only seen on this trip.

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Adventure
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BAC to Nature: Bird & Conservation Package

The Conservation Story of The West Coast

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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!

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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.

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Shopping
National Kiwi Centre 2019
Hokitika
The National Kiwi Centre

An open window facility gives you the feeling of being really close to this unique bird.

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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.

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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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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Swing Bridge

Feel the rush of the Cometline ride, experience the thrill of a jet boat, walk the heights of New Zealand's longest swingbridge, pan for gold, or simply relax and take in the views of Buller Gorge.

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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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Shopping
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
West Coast Wildlife Centre Cafe

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!

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
WHITE HERON SANCTUARY TOURS WHATAROA

Tours to visit New Zealand’s only White Heron Nesting Site

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Hokitika Scenic Tours
Hokitika
Hokitika Scenic Tours

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

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Karamea
Westport and Karamea
Karamea Surf and SUPs

Sundog Karamea Surf and SUPs is a gateway to view the beautiful Karamea region from the water, while riding SUPs and learning to surf. Lessons or hire, it's up to you.

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Adventure
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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.

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Adventure

Alpine Fault Tours

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

Karamea Outdoor Adventures

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