There's worse places to be this winter!

Fox Glacier Guiding

Don’t let winter get to you.

No room for the winter blues here on the West Coast. That’s unless you’re after an awesome hike on a glacier, a cruisy kayak across a tranquil lake or a jaunt to a sensational turquoise gorge. Could be worse, right?

Reconnect with nature

Take a quiet walk in the woods and let nature do the talking. It's good for the soul, mind and body.

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Swing Bridge - Franz Josef Full Day tour with Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Get into hot water on the West Coast

Warm up winter with a relaxing soak in a beautiful place. Come away refreshed.

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 Waiho Hot Tub Experience, Franz Josef Glacier.  Fresh Mountain Stream Water, wood fire, private. Enjoy our private hot tub set in a lush rainforest setting.

Chasing West Coast waterfalls

Winter rains and spring showers provide the ultimate silver lining to rain on your holiday.

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TranzAlpine in snow June13- Lake Sarah (McManus).jpg

Arriving by train: Christchurch to Nelson

Best enjoyed in winter, this trip starts with a spectacular train ride through snow-capped mountains.

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Lake Matheson sunset

The ultimate West Coast roadie

From ancient forests to gigantic glaciers, explore the wild West Coast in all its awe-inspiring grandeur — stopping at the region’s most famous natural wonders as you go.

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Kids can join, it's a beautiful calm venue for first timers.

A West Coast family getaway

Connect with the whānau on a West Coast road trip. A true Kiwi holiday with a variety of activities that will keep everyone entertained in the outdoors, while not breaking the budget.

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