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LAKE MATHESON, FOX GLACIER

LAKE MATHESON, FOX GLACIER

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The best

of the West

You can expect things to be different on the West Coast– more real, bigger than anticipated, greater than you thought. The world's most accessible glaciers, a UNESCO Heritage area, natural arches big enough to park a truck in, New Zealand's West Coast has so much to offer.

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Drive the West Coast

Touring Routes

Free Itineraries

The best way to see the West Coast is by car. There are many routes to choose from, from 2 hours to 5 days and for all budgets.

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  • The ultimate West Coast trip

    This touring route will take you through the entire West Coast of New Zealand, stopping by some of our famous iconic spots.

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  • Ocean - Alpine- Sea

    Mountains, forests and beaches, wildlife, art and wine meet to create magic at the Top of the South Island.

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  • West Coast Eco Tour

    Enjoy the West Coast with a sustainable, eco-friendly approach.

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  • Queenstown to Nelson via the West Coast

    Travel the length of the West Coast from Queenstown all the way through to Nelson. The West Coast is the longest region in the country, so no two places look the same.

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The latest

News

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27 May 2020
Drive safely for Queen's Birthday weekend

With the long Queen’s Birthday public holiday weekend ahead, drivers need to stay safe and plan ahead, particularly if they are driving long distances in freezing, windy or wet conditions.

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Events

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03 April 2020
Grey District
NZ Bear Hunt - Greymouth

Place a teddy bear in your window facing the road and as people are out getting fresh air and exercise so they can enjoy the bears around their neighbourhood.

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