Glacier Country lake Tours

West Coast Regions

Regions

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 the sea - and to immerse yourself in pure nature.

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Franz Josef

The small town of Franz Josef is world famous as the gateway to the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier.

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Fox Glacier

The township of Fox Glacier is just a scenic 30-minute drive south from Franz Josef, and like its neighbour is a great place for a unique glacier experience.

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Okarito

Ōkārito Lagoon is New Zealand’s largest unmodified wetland and home to a some of the country’s rarest birdlife.

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Whataroa

Whataroa is the northern gateway to Glacier Country and South Westland and the best place in New Zealand to see the rare native white heron (Kotuku).

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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers

This is the Glacier Country offering a wealth of adventure activities!

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Grey District

Greymouth and the surrounding Grey Valley offer adventure activities, heritage attractions and tours.

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Haast

The Haast region is a lost world that is so spectacular and remote UNESCO awarded it the status of being a "World Heritage" area.

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Hokitika

There is plenty to do with a large artisan community, interesting history and mountains, the river, two lakes and the beach nearby.

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Lake Brunner, Moana

Lake Brunner is the largest lake in the region with year-round trout fishing.

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Oparara Arches

Experience limestone arches, caves, whiskey coloured rivers and lake and rainforest all within the Kahurangi National Park on the West Coast.

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Punakaiki

Get there via the Great Coast Road, one of the Top 10 Coastal Drives in the world!

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Reefton - The Town of Light

The small town of Reefton is a place for everyone to enjoy - be it for a day or two, a week or a place to call home.

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Westport, Karamea & Buller DIstrict

The spectacularly scenic Northern West Coast region is well known for its rich coal mining history in addition to its abundant unique natural attractions and warm, mild weather.

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