Guided West Coast Excursions

Guided West Coast Excursions

Journey through our Untamed Natural Wilderness with one of our guided tour operators.

Explore West Coast – Qualmark Silver

Explore West Coast will show you the highlights of this untamed region where the weather and landscape combine with dramatic effect. Taking you to our local hidden gems and exploring the best the region has to offer. Our small group tours consists of no more than 12 people and are designed to be interactive and family friendly. Lots of photo opportunities and local stories from our local West Coast knowledgeable guides.

Get up close with our glacier tour exploring Franz Josef Glacier and the Wild Life Centre.

Capture the world famous views of the tranquil blue waters of Hokitika Gorge and climb the towers of the West Coast Tree Top Walkway.

Drive one of the Worlds top 10 coastal roads to the famous Punakaiki Blow Holes and Pancake Rocks. Taking in this famous natural rock formation and beautiful rainforest bush walks.

If you have only one day to spare then take our full day Best of the West tour. Highlighting Punakaiki Blow Holes and Pancake Rocks tour along with Hokitika Gorge and Tree Top Walkway! We will even throw lunch in for FREE for every paying adult at Monteiths Brewery.

Enjoy a scenic tour of Lake Brunner, a key icon of the West Coast and explore an old mining site stepped in a West Coast mining history, Brunner Mine Heritage Site before dining in for lunch at Hotel Lake Brunner.

If history is your interest then our Heart of the West Coast Heritage Tour is for you! Visit Brunner Mine Heritage Site and Shantytown Heritage Park on this half day excursion.

The options are endless with Explore West Coast and we also tailor tours to suit and offer private tour as well. You can do it all with us!

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Hokitika Scenic Tours – Qualmark Gold

'West Coast Scenic Tours and Transport with Hokitika Scenic Tours'

There is nowhere on earth, quite like the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand...nowhere. Lying between the Tasman Sea and the Southern Alps, it is a place blessed with natural beauty and delivers an abundance of breath-taking moments.

At Hokitika Scenic Tours we specialise in guided tours and transfers of this magnificent part of Aotearoa. We offer half day, full day and multi day tours plus transfers to suit your travel plans. We specialise in bespoke, small, intimate and private group tours or transfers so you get the best experience when travelling with family and friends - guided by a knowledgeable local Kiwi.

With five different vehicles - from late model SUV's to 6x seater and 10 x seater vehicles. Some with leather seats and some with reclining seats - all have air conditioning. We aim for comfort.

Hokitika Scenic Tours established 2004, Qulamark Gold accredited - your first choice for personalised tours and transport on the West Coast.

All tours depart from anywhere on thew West Coast, transfers are available too!

  • Hokitika Gorge Tour (2 hours)
  • West Coast Treetop Walkway Tour (1.5 – 2 hours)
  • Hokitika Gorge & West Coast Treetop Walkway Tour Package (3.5 – 4 hours)
  • Hokitika Gorge & Lake Kaniere Tour (3.5 hours)
  • Hokitika Gorge, Treetops Walk & Pancake Rocks Tour
  • Hokitika to Franz Josef Glacier Tour
  • Hokitika to Punakaiki – Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Tour
  • Hokitika Gorge & Eco Boat Cruise Tour
  • Treasures of the West Coast Tour Package
  • Best of the West Tour