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West Coast Adventure

Sandwiched between the highest of mountains and stunning coastal scenery with abundant rainforest and absolutely everything in between, the West Coast is an adventure playground.


HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Greenstone Helicopters

South Westland's wild and undisturbed landscape is deemed to have natural and cultural features of such world significance, it is now protected in the 2.6 million hectare, South Westland World Heritage Area.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Oparara Arches

Free
See the home of the extinct moa bird and the limestone archways.
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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Inland Adventures

$120 - 220
If you are looking at going rafting on some great New Zealand rivers, spending time in the outdoors, or taking the family out for a splash you have come to the right place.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Air Safaris Franz Josef

$250 - $425
Our Grand Traverse scenic flight from Franz Josef provides the best way to experience this glacial environment in its entirety.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Punakaiki Horse Treks

$190.00 per person
Scenic horse riding into the Punakaiki valley and within the Paparoa National park. A great way to experience the stunning scenery of the Punakaiki valley, crossing the river and stopping at our bush hut along the way for light refreshments.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Underworld Rafting

$185
Underworld Rafting: Is a “Cave Rafting Adventure” in the Paparoa National Park.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast Heli

Flights from $99
Haast Heli is a locally based company that offers a truly unique personalised adventure. Come and see us for a true introduction to South Westland.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Waiatoto River Safari

$139 - $199
Waiatoto River Safari. Ocean to the Mountains 2.25 - 2.5 hours of extraordinary nature and exceptional beauty only seen on this trip.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Fox Glacier Heliservices

$150 - $340
Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox Glacier.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Alpine Fault Tours

$15 - $40
To make your experience of New Zealand’s Glacier Country complete, you must see how the power of the colliding Pacific and Australian continental plates have created the awesome Alps of Westland.
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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Buller Canyon Jet

$105 for adults.
$60 for children 14 years and under.
Join us for an exclusive award-winning jet boat adventure in stunning Buller Canyon NZ.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Adventure Caving

$350
An adventure truly not for the faint hearted. As the name states, Adventure Caving is full on expedition style caving.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Helicopters Fox Glacier

$240 - $450
Discover the glacier wonderland on close-up scenic flights with Glacier Helicopters.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

The Helicopter Line Franz Josef Glacier

$240 - $450
The Helicopter Line can offer you spectacular close-up views on a scenic flight to explore and discover the dramatic expanse of the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and snowfields.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast River Safari

We offer visitors a rare opportunity to experience the untouched natural beauty of Te Wāhipounamu - World Heritage Area, while traveling in one of our custom designed fully enclosed jet boats.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Outwest Tours

$100-$175
Outwest Tours offers a wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on journeys into the wild heart of the land. Enjoy spectacular landscapes and travel historic mining trails, as you relax in one of their fully air-conditioned four-wheel-drive vehicles.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

The Helicopter Line Fox Glacier

$240 - $450
The Helicopter Line can offer you spectacular close-up views on a scenic flight to explore and discover the dramatic expanse of the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and snowfields.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

$87.50 - $120
The Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour takes visitors by “Rainforest Train” in to the magnificent rain forest of the Nile River Canyon to explore the enormous Nile River Cave System.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting

Shoot undercover with total protection from any rain (it can get wet here in the rainforest), in a building designed especially for our environment and your shooting experience.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Franz Josef Heliservices

$160 - $420
Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

$165 - $465
Welcome to the ultimate helicopter experience in New Zealand. The gateway to the famous glacier region, best accessed by helicopter.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Across Country Quad Bikes

$70 - $415
The only quad bike ride in New Zealand with glacial views and the thrill of riding through West Coast dense rainforest, riverbeds and glorious mud to emerge at an ancient terminal moraine and an outstanding view of the Franz Josef Glacier.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Country Kayaks

$85 - $540
Join us on a unique kayak adventure and kiwi sanctuary tour just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier! Sandwiched between the mountains and the sea, Lake Mapourika was created by the retreating Franz Josef Glacier some 14,000 years ago.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Buller Swing Bridge

$5 to $115
Buller Gorge Swingbridge Adventure and Heritage Park is a must-see tourism destination, located just hours away from Nelson and Picton, Westport and the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, and Christchurch.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Fox Glacier Guiding New Zealand

$65 - $999
New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company, offering spectacular guided glacier walks, heli-hikes and alpine heli treks on the West Coast's longest & less crowded glacier - the Fox Glacier.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Skydive Fox Glacier

$299 - $578
Skydive from 16,000ft above the West Coast glaciers with Skydive Fox Glacier.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Glacier Rafting

High quality heli-rafting tours. Something for everyone from scenic floats to extreme grade 5. Also offering adventure fishing, overnight expeditions & customised trips.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

$38
An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Skydive Franz

$319 - $559
We are New Zealand’s premier skydive company specialising in safety and fun. We’re one of only a few government safety approved skydive operators and are dedicated to the highest level of health and safety practices.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Country Lake Tours

$115 - $200
Join us for a Scenic Cruise or Fishing Charter on Lake Mapourika - just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier.  Lake Mapourika's mirror-like water boasts panoramic views of the Southern Alps and Glaciers.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Helicopters Franz Josef Glacier

$240 - $450
Discover the glacier wonderland on close-up scenic flights with Glacier Helicopters.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

West Coast Cycling - Glacier Country

Walk or cycle through bush from Franz Josef township to the Franz Josef Glacier car park.
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