Trenz Stalls

TRENZ 2024

Wellington 8-10 May 2024

West Coast operators information

  • Westport

    Westport, situated in Northern West Coast, offers a perfect blend of rich coal mining history, stunning natural attractions, and warmer weather, making it a popular year-round destination.

  • Lewis Pass

    Nestled between New Zealand's West Coast and Canterbury regions, Lewis Pass features natural hot springs amidst stunning vistas.

  • Punakaiki

    Punakaiki is a beautiful coastal village, known for its Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, stunning nature, and outdoor activities.

  • Lake Brunner

    The largest lake on the West Coast, next to the Moana township, is highly prized by Tangata Whenua and a mecca for year-round trout fishing.

  • Greymouth

    Greymouth is the largest town on the West Coast offering adventure activities, heritage attractions and tours.

  • Hokitika, Kumara, Ross

    Hokitika, Ross, and Kumara are charming towns each offering unique experiences such as gold mining history, hiking and cycling trails, and opportunities to discover Pounamu (greenstone).

  • Glacier Country

    Glacier Country is a unique area where you can enjoy the freedom to explore New Zealand’s most diverse, unaltered natural landscapes from the mountains and glaciers to mirror lakes and the sea.

  • Haast

    As the southernmost region of the West Coast, Haast is a hidden gem that offers visitors a unique and unforgettable experience amidst its stunning natural wonders and rich wildlife.

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  • Glacier Country

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    Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

    Explore further in Franz Josef Glacier… Enjoy mirror lake kayaking, cruises or fishing tours on Lake Mapourika. Explore a kiwi conservation area on a guided walk, with a scenic backdrop of the Southern Alps and Glaciers. Or you can join us for a guided off-road quad bike or buggy adventure in the Waiho riverbed!

  • Glacier Country

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    Heliservices.NZ Fox & Franz, Haast

    HeliServices.NZ is an experienced helicopter flightseeing company providing scenic flights by helicopter within the Westland "Tai Poutini" National Park offering spectacular views of New Zealand's most well know glaciers, hanging lakes, and fiords.

    The highlight of these flights is the landing in these remote areas for memories of a lifetime!

  • Lewis Pass

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    Maruia Hot Springs

    Maruia Hot Springs is an award-winning natural hot springs, day spa, and wellness destination tucked among the snow-capped Southern Alps, New Zealand. Feel connected to the mountainous landscape whilst you relax in natural geothermal mineral pools, nourish your soul, and relax your body & mind in the daily wellness classes.

  • Greymouth


    Monteith’s Brewing Company

    Located in Greymouth on the West Coast, Monteith’s Brewery is the original home of craft brewing in New Zealand and a recognised Qualmark Gold visitor experience. This is thanks to our great hospitality, a fabulous menu, prompt service, and wonderful stories – not to mention our selection of award-winning beers and ciders. The Monteith’s Brewing Co Beer Experience is a walking, talking and tasting tour through the original home of Monteith’s. Join the tour in the former brewery and newly refurbished gastro bar and restaurant where the guide will take you backstage for a fully immersive tasting experience.

  • Greymouth / Westport


    Pounamu Pathway

    With creative partner, Wētā Workshop, Pounamu Pathways brings cultural experiences to life through digital and immersive technology that is fun, surprising, creative, and utterly unique to the West Coast/Te Tai o Poutini. Māori Legends, settlements, battles and taniwha (water guardians) have formed this place of precious stone, ancient trade routes, and stunning landscapes. Follow in the footsteps of explorers, traders, guardians, and pioneers and journey through the connected hubs bound together by the Pounamu Pathway.

  • Glacier Country

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    Skydive Fox & Franz

    We’ve got New Zealand’s highest mountain Aoraki Mt Cook and the biggest glaciers to one side, the wild rugged West Coast beneath you and the Tasman Sea, proving to be the best place IN THE WORLD to skydive, all from the highest altitude in New Zealand!

  • Glacier Country

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    INFLITE Fox & Franz Helicopters

    We’ve made a grand return to flying in Franz Josef with an esteemed selection of your favourite Helicopter flights and tours across the most scenic South Island locations. Featuring famous natural landmarks including New Zealand’s top national parks, the highest mountain peak – Aoraki/Mount Cook, and longest glacier – the Tasman Glacier.

  • Glacier Country

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    Franz Josef Glacier Guides

    Franz Josef Glacier Guides gives you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public. We offer a range of glacier hiking trips and experiences that will allow you to see spectacular ice formations firsthand.

  • Glacier Country

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    White Heron Sanctuary Tours

    Visit New Zealand's one and only White Heron, Kōtuku nesting colony with family owned and operated White Heron Sanctuary Tours. Observe the magnificent Kōtuku in their natural nesting environment within the protected, Waitangiroto Nature Reserve. Operating for over 36 years, the original and only tour to visit the White Heron nesting site, a truly unique experience

  • Glacier Country

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    Fox Glacier Guiding

    Join us for an experience of a lifetime, we are known for offering exceptional customer service, the highest level of safety management and great interpretation. We offer a range of different experiences including…

    - Flying Fox: Helihike (voted #1 Top Out of The Ordinary Experience - World. Tripadvisor)

    - Extreme Fox: All Day Heli Hike Adventure

    - Fox It Up: Heli Ice Climbing

    - Browne Fox: Chancellor Heli-Treks

    - E-bike & Hike

    We are OutdoorsMark certified and our guides are trained through the internationally recognised NZ Mountain Guides Association.

  • Punakaiki

    Underworld Adventures

    Underworld Adventures

    For adventurers young and old seeking a boutique Glow Worm experience in the ‘real’ New Zealand, we share our beautiful caves the way they are meant to be seen: untouched, unspoiled and authentic

  • Glacier Country

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    Holly Homestead

    Welcome to Holly Homestead Boutique B&B, the colonial homestead that whispers history. Originally constructed from beautiful native timber in 1926, now tenderly refurbished. Sitting proudly on its original site, surrounded by established gardens only 1.5km from the town centre, Holly Homestead offers a unique hosted accommodation experience on the stunning West Coast of NZ.

  • Lake Brunner

    Lake Brunner Eco Lodge

    Lake Brunner Eco Lodge

    Nestled on the serene shores of Lake Brunner, our eco lodge offers a tranquil retreat amidst New Zealand’s captivating wilderness. Lake Brunner Eco Lodge embodies the essence of a secluded wilderness sanctuary. Here, amidst a backdrop of native birdsong, lush vegetation, enchanting glow worms, cascading waterfalls, and celestial vistas, lies a haven for nature & outdoor enthusiasts and stargazers alike.

  • Hokitika, Kumara, Ross

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    Ross Beach Top 10

    Kia Ora, we are a boutique, quirky, couple focused TOP 10 Holiday Park like no other you have ever experienced. We are nestled on the shoreline of the Tasman Sea, just 2km south of the historic gold mining Ross township. Our property consists of upcycled & repurposed Shipping Container accommodation and fabulous RV, motorhome, caravan and camp sites. PLUS 4 Brand new, self contained Geodesic Domes.

  • Greymouth

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    Te Aka Treehouse Native Forest Retreat

    Our property provides luxury treehouse accommodation set in pristine native forest with complete privacy surrounded by birdsong. There are 2 separate treehouse that can accommodate up to 5 people. The main unit has a king double, full kitchen and luxury bathroom, the sleep treehouse has a queen and loft single.

  • Glacier Country

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    West Coast Wildlife Centre

    Award-winning indoor Visitor Attraction–Qualmark Gold award for sustainability commitment and service to the community. The largest kiwi incubation and hatching facility in the South Island.

    Trip Advisor award for “best coffee in Franz Josef.” Great place to shop or pick up a pack breakfast, lunch or sit down for a meal next to a warm fire.

  • Lake Brunner

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    Hotel Lake Brunner

    Hotel Lake Brunner in the heart of the West Coast boasting of picturesque lake and mountain views, modern studio and apartment accommodation, a restaurant, and bar, and newly installed wood-fired hot tubs. Surrounded by native rainforest, offering scenic walks and lake activities.

  • Hokitika, Kumara, Ross

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    West Coast Treetop Walk & Tower Zipline

    An exhilarating adventure among temperate rainforest giants tree canopy, inspired by a sensational vista of the majestic Southern Alps and Tasman Sea. Easy access along a steel platform 20 metres high and over 450 metres long. Highest point is the Hokitika Tower which culminates 47 metres above the forest floor. It is also where the zipline departs from.

  • Glacier Country

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    The Helicopter Line & Glacier Helicopters

    The Helicopter Line is New Zealand’s leading helicopter company, operating with a fleet of modern Airbus helicopters specifically configured for flying in New Zealand’s outstanding landscapes. Glacier Helicopters is a trusted and professional helicopter company, providing a number of aviation services within the West Coast region. Our focus is on providing the best client experience, in a safe and enjoyable manner.

  • Greymouth

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    Great Journeys New Zealand


    Explore from the comfort of your seat with Great Journeys New Zealand - epic train journeys, short break packages and fully guided tours.  Connect to the West Coast through the majestic Southern Alps, subtropical rainforest, lush valleys, and epic mountain ranges on the TranzAlpine.

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    Distinction Hotels

    Fox Glacier Te Weheka Hotel

    Luxury bed and breakfast accommodation nestled beneath the towering Southern Alps, a short stroll from Fox Glacier Village. Spacious rooms with private balconies, super king beds and ensuite with separate shower and bath. Enjoy relaxing in the guest lounge with fireplace & library, free unlimited WiFi and complimentary undercover parking.

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    Explore West Coast

    Explore West Coast offers scenic tours from central West Coast. Knowledgeable local guides will guide you to the West Coast hot spots and our national icons of Punakaiki Blow Holes, Hokitika Gorge and Glaciers. Heritage tours to Shantytown Heritage Park and local heritage sites, Lake Brunner and wildlife specialized tours.

  • Haast +2 more

    Scenic Hotel Franz Josef Glacier

    Scenic Hotels

    For over forty years, Scenic Hotel Group have led the way in caring for all visitors from around the country and the world.

    Embracing the spirit of manaakitanga (or hospitality), a Scenic Hotel experience connects guests with people, communities in Aotearoa’s most picturesque destinations and treasured environments.

  • Greymouth

    The Ashley Hotel

    The Ashley Hotel

    Explore the stunning West Coast from the comfort of The Ashley Hotel in Greymouth, New Zealand. Our modern hotel offers spacious rooms, dining options, and conference facilities in the heart of town. Book your stay today and discover all the beauty the region has to offer.

  • Glacier Country

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    Okarito Kayaks

    Okarito Kayaks is a family run and hosted, award winning kayak outfitter, offering bespoke and intimate nature experiences in the stunning Ōkārito Lagoon, near Franz Josef Glacier.

    Peaceful and off the beaten track, guided kayaking is available for all ages and abilities in a beautiful calm shallow lagoon, with incredible birdlife and views across Westland Tai Poutini National Park.

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    Okarito Boat Eco Tours

    Join us on a captivating eco-boat tour, departing Ōkārito, a quaint village nestled amidst vast landscapes just a short 25-minute drive from the Franz Josef Glacier. 
    Ōkārito boasts New Zealand's most extensive unspoiled wetland, sprawling across over 3000 hectares. It's a haven for bird watchers, hosting white herons and royal spoonbills throughout the year amongst its rich birdlife. Come and discover one of the top rated things to do in Ōkārito and the hidden gems of this remarkable locale!

  • Glacier Country

    Terrace Motel

    Terrace Motel & 10 Cottages

    From the grounds and many of the rooms at 10 Cottages and Terrace motel you will be able to enjoy the views of snow capped Mountains, rainforest covered hills and the Glacier. Both The Terrace Motel and 10 Cottages are located on a quiet side of the town yet located in the centre of Franz Josef.

  • Hokitika, Kumara, Ross +3 more

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    Hokitika Scenic Tours

    Rachel, owner / operator has over 30 years experience in tourism and hospitality. I am passionate and knowledgeable about the West Coast, my home.​

    Tours include key locations such as Hōkitika Gorge, Treetop Walkway, Pancake Rocks, Franz Josef & Fox Glacier.​

    With five different vehicles - from late model SUV's to 7x seater and 10 x seater vehicles. Some with leather seats and some with reclining seats - all have air conditioning. We aim for comfort.