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Punakaiki Canoes

Take a leisurely paddle on the Pororari River beneath towering limestone cliffs in the Paparoa National Park.

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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 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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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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Paparoa Paddle Co.

Stand up paddle boarding lessons, tours, and gear rental for individuals or groups of any abilities. Influencing interaction stepping away from observation.

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Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based at the Gateway to the southern Alps, adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge. Climb aboard to view glaciers, west coast Native bush, alpine terrain, historic huts and more.

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Packraft NZ

Packrafting is a fast-growing sport and the West Coast is one of the best places in the world to do it!

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Wilderness Lodge Nature Adventures – Lake Moeraki

Explore ancient rainforests, kayak pristine lakes & walk wild seacoast in the heart of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. Search for penguins, seals & other wildlife with expert guides at New Zealand's premier nature lodge.

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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours - Kayaks & SUPs

Family owned and operated kayak adventures in Franz Josef Glacier. Paddle on Lake Mapourika's iconic mirror-like water, taking in the views of the surrounding Southern Alps and Glaciers. Free photos with each tour.

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