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Discover and plan your West Coast trip, accommodation and activities, tours, breweries and dining

Filtering by Activity, Beaches, Lakes & Coastline, Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers & Glacier Country

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White Heron Sanctuary Tours

New Zealand's Only Kotuku, White Heron Nesting Site, Whataroa is the departure point for White Heron Sanctuary Tours.

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Okarito lagoon and beach

Okarito Lagoon is New Zealand's largest unmodified wetland. A coastal lagoon, it is 130 kms south of Hokitika, covering an area of about 12km.

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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours is a locally owned and operated family business in Franz Josef. Kayak, Cruise or Fish with us on Lake Mapourika

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Okarito walks

Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.

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Gillespies Beach

Gillespies Beach, out of Fox Glacier, offers a scenic drive, lovely views of the Southern Alps, an historic cemetery and many coastal walks.

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Lake Matheson

The unsurpassed views and mountain reflections from the forested shores of Lake Matheson make this easy walk one of the most popular on the West Coast.

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Okarito Kayaks

Stunning rental and fully guided kayak trips on the remote and tranquil Okarito Lagoon, with incredible views of the Southern Alps and Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Family friendly and suitable for all abilities.

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Bruce Bay

Bruce Bay - or Mahitahi - is a small coastal settlement with stunning sea vistas and a wonderfully wild windswept beach, 40km south of Fox Glacier and 80 km from Haast.

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