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Okarito Eco Tour

Heritage tour exploring the highlights of Okarito village. Wharf shed history, then walk up Trig Track hearing NZ birds. Views on the beach of NZ's highest mountains (Aoraki Mt Cook & Tasman) as well as FJ Glacier & Okarito Lagoon & village.

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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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Okarito walks

Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.

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West Coast Tree Top Walk

An exhilarating treetop adventure among temperate rainforest giants. Experience life with birds high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. Easy access for all to enjoy along a steel platform 20m high and 450m long and a spiral tower 45m high.

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West Coast Scenic Waterways

Cruise, stay & play with us at Scenic Waterways Retreat. Experience the 'untamed natural wilderness' of the West Coast. Soak in our wood-fired hot tub, while star gazing, and enjoy delicious wholesome food produced on-site. Take time to recharge.

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Okarito Kiwi Tours

Okarito Kiwi Tours is the only tourism venture in the South Island that guides you, in low numbers, deep into kiwi habitat. 95% Sighting Success.

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Best of the West VIP Tour

3 days - 2 nights duration. A unique VIP personal tour for couples or small groups to discover the Best of the West Coast. Travel from Greymouth or Hokitika to Queenstown (or vice versa) with a knowledgeable, friendly local guide.

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Hokitika Gorge Tour

Hokitika Gorge Tour takes you through the lush dairy farmlands of the Kokatahi Valley, my home, with majestic views of the Southern Alps, we explore native rainforest and view blue green waters of rock sided Hokitika Gorge. Tour is 2 hours duration.

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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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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours - Scenic Cruises

Cruise in comfort and style with Franz Josef Wilderness Tours. Enjoy the pristine calm waters of Lake Mapourika aboard the Hanna-k, spot native birds and explore a kiwi conservation area with Dale the owner/operator and skipper.

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Great West Coast Combo

Explore the magical rock sided blue green waters of Hokitka Gorge then escape high up in the native tree canopy at West Coast Treetop Walkway getting a birds eye view of the stunning surrounds. Includes one nights accommodation & breakfast for two.

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Franz Josef Glacier 2 Hour Tour

Come with Glacier Valley Eco Tours to the world famous Franz Josef Glacier, one of the most dynamic glaciers in the world. Our fully guided walk will take you off the beaten track, and give you an informative, personable tour suited to your needs.

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