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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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Paparoa Track Heli bike lifts- Coastwide Helicopters

Get your Paparoa Track bike adventure of to a flying start with a heli bike lift with GCH Coastwide, West Coast of the South Island. Experience the beautiful remote West Coast scenery at your leisurely pace on your bike.

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Explore West Coast

Explore West Coast offers visitors to the region scenic guided tours showcasing highlights of the West Coast. From Karamea to the Glaciers, local hidden gems and attractions for all ages. Explore West Coast caters for small group and private tours.

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The National Kiwi Centre

Family-friendly indoor activity. Get up close and interact with living icons of the West Coast. Kiwi, tuatara, giant eels, crayfish and whitebait.

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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 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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West Coast Wildlife Centre - Franz Josef

Lonely Planet judged the West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef as one of the 12 must see things to visit in New Zealand. This is the largest kiwi hatching facility in the South Island and must see" all weather attraction. See live Tuatara & Kiwi.

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VIP Fully Guided Backstage Pass Tours

Book a VIP Backstage Pass Tour which includes a behind the scenes tour into the kiwi incubation and hatching facility and the Tuatara Encounter. Based in Franz Josef and the largest indoor visitor attraction on the West Coast. Photos permitted.

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