When spring has sprung, longer days mean bigger adventures in lush forests, beside beautiful beaches, on still lakes and snow-dusted mountains. Beat the summer crowds and get to know the locals (feathers, flippers or fins) as they come out to play in the West Coast wilderness.
From tiny dolphins to the rarest of penguins – spring is an excellent time to spot wildlife on the West Coast.
Get crafty in Hokitika, wake up your winter legs on the trails and work up an appetite for some tasty West Coast treats.
Wherever hunger strikes on the West Coast, nature provides. Fresh fish, wild game and locally grown produce are crafted into down-to-earth fare by hospitable locals.
Check in for sweet dreams in sweet places. From quirky retro stays to a little bit of luxury and a whole lot of extraordinary West Coast style.