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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

West Coast Encounters

John Kennedy head guide of West Coast Encounters has worked in the tourism and hospitality industry for over 30 years and has an extensive history in tour guiding.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Left Bank Art Gallery

The gallery is housed in the former Bank of New Zealand. The main gallery and vault spaces display regular exhibits of contemporary New Zealand paintings, prints, photography, sculpture and crafts, with an emphasis on local content.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

West Coast Cycling - Jade Country

Walk or mountain bike along the western shores of Lake Kaniere through lush lakeside forest, passing many picturesque bays and numerous forest streams.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Karamea Information and Resource Centre

Karamea has a relaxed ‘off the beaten track’ feel.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

We provide a comprehensive, impartial information and booking service for Hokitika, Westland and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings. The Hokitika i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools

$28 to $149 (valid until 30 September 2019)
Nestled among the lush native rainforest in the heart of Franz Josef, the Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools provide a truly unique, natural setting for the ultimate in relaxation.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Westport Walks

Walks in the Westport area, West Coast New Zealand.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

West Coast Wilderness Trail

Free
The West Coast Wilderness Trail showcases some of the most outstanding scenery on the South Island’s West Coast with a diversity of landscapes second to none. Grab your bike and explore this Grade 2 Easy trail.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Paparoa National Park Department of Conservation Visitor Centre

Call in and see what Punakaiki and the Paparoa National Park has to offer.
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Greymouth walks

FREE
Greymouth has plenty of walkways in the area to explore by foot.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Karamea River Motels and Jetboat Tours

$140 - $180
Quality spacious units in Karamea and home of the Karamea River Jet Scenic Tours.
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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

West Coast Mountain Biking - Reefton Gold

The old gold miners, timber millers and horse packers of the West Coast knew how to build a track and make it last. Nowadays, many of these historic tracks can still be ridden, but with a more sophisticated ride - a mountain bike.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Holly Homestead B&B

$200 - $430
The rimu timbers of this colonial homestead seem to whisper history.
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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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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Paparoa Track and Pike29 Memorial Track

A new Great Walk through the spectacular limestone landscapes and luxuriant forests of Paparoa National Park will be a memorial to the 29 men who died as a result of the Pike River Mine disaster on 19 November 2010.
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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 i-SITE

i-SITE Franz Josef Glacier is located in the Glacier Base building on Cron Street, next to Glacier Base Cafe and the Department of Conservation.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Arahura Greenstone Tours

This fabulous uniquely original tour will lead you on a journey of discovery along the Arahura River - known as one of the richest sources of Pounamu (Greenstone) in New Zealand.
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MOANA - LAKE BRUNNER

Lake Brunner

Moana is a town that sits on the edge of Lake Brunner near Greymouth, West Coast.
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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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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Reefton i-SITE Visitor Centre

We provide a comprehensive, impartial information and booking service for the West Coast and New Zealand for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel bookings.
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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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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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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Hokitika Gorge

Free
Sometimes you see photos of a tourist spot and think it can’t look as good as that in real life. The Hokitika Gorge really does look that good, if not better.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Glacier Valley Eco Tours

$80 - $190 adults.
$40 - $90 children.
Family Rate (2 adults + 2 children) of $225 for all our 3 hour tours.
Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a NZ owned and operated family business, committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided Nature Walks in and around Glacier Country NZ.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Free
The pancake rocks in Punakaiki are the most visited natural attraction on the West Coast with good reason. These ancient formations are a true wonder of nature - and they really do look like pancakes!
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Bazils Hostel & Surf School

$32 - $100
Welcome to Bazil's Hostel & Surf School on the stunning West Coast, your gateway to hiking, kayaking, surfing, mountain biking and caving adventures. Centrally located in town, close to bars, shops and cafés.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Kohaihai / Karamea Walks

Walks in the Karamea and Kohaihai area in northern West Coast New Zealand.
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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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Ōkārito walks

FREE
Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Santana Gifts

Situated in Haast Township this is the place to visit for a huge range of possum merino products.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Stewart Nimmo Gallery

Nimmo Gallery is in the heart of Greymouth. Discover Stewart Nimmo’s unique West Coast imagery.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Murchison Information Centre

We do bookings and reservations and provide friendly and professional advice and information.
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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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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Buller Bay Information & Resource Centre

We are a community resource and information centre and aim to assist anyone who comes through our doors as efficiently as possible.
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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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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

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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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Hokitika region walks

FREE
The Hokitika, Kumara and Ross area is packed with stunning walks that range from easy to moderate. Take in the Southern alps as you explore by foot.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Matheson Cafe & Reflectionz Gifts & Gallery

Lake Matheson, famous for its picture perfect reflections of Mount Cook & superb views of Fox Glacier. Visit our award winning café & unique gift gallery adjacent to the walkway. Don't miss this incredible location.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

The Heaphy Track

Children - Free. Adults $14 to $32
One of New Zealand’s nine great walks, the Heaphy Track, finishes (or starts, depending on which way you’re heading) at Karamea. The 82-kilometre, four-day tramp attracts visitors from all over the world every year.
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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Reefton walks

Walks in the Reefton, Waiuta and Lewis Pass area.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Garth Wilson Jade

$30 - $10,000
If you want a special piece of authentic Māori pounamu ( jade or greenstone ) then come and visit Garth in his studio / gallery.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Ross Goldfields Information & Heritage Centre

A small community owned and operated centre.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

West Coast Scenic Waterways

$5 - $90
Enjoy freedom kayaking or a cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer. Capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route used by pioneers, gold diggers and early explorers.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast World Heritage Area

Read below to see what the Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand UNESCO World Heritage Site has to offer.
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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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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Buller Swing Bridge

$10 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

Okarito Boat Tours And Cottages

$75 - $95
Sit back and relax as you are transported from land to the tranquil waters of the Okarito lagoon and rainforest waterways to view the birds, ancient plants and trees and the untouched landscape that combine to make the Okarito so magic.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Monteith's Brewing Company

$18 - $30
From humble origins in 1868 as the Monteith’s family-owned Phoenix Brewery, the Monteith’s Brewing Co we know today has become the New Zealand’s most iconic craft brewery for its strong tasting, full-bodied ales, rich and silky stouts, and continual innovation with all the classic brews.
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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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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Coaltown Museum

Coaltown is a museum dedicated to telling the stories of the pioneers who battled our rugged environment in search of a better life.
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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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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Explore West Coast

Explore West Coast offers visitors to the region guided and self drive tours, discounted local activities and accommodation options.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Moraine Walk

FREE
Moraines are the debris of rocks and stones left when a glacier retreats.
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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Reefton Distilling Co.

Premium Gins and Liquers hand crafted from local botanicals and spray free fruit.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

White Heron Sanctuary Tours

A unique experience to visit New Zealand’s only white heron nesting site in the Waitangi roto Nature Reserve.
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MOANA - LAKE BRUNNER

Lake Brunner walks

Walks in the Lake Brunner area on the West Coast.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Westport i-SITE Visitor Centre

To help you find those special places and plan your West Coast holiday.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Greenstone Helicopters

$225 - $1195 per person
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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West Coast Wildlife Centre

$15 - $60
West Coast Wildlife Centre is the home of the official breeding programme for the world's rarest kiwi called the Rowi and NOW the Haast Kiwi!
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast Awarua Department of Conservation Visitor Centre

Discover a place of unsurpassed natural beauty - untouched beaches and rugged glacial river valleys - Indulge yourself in the peace and tranquility that makes this sparsely populated area so special.
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Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre (Franz Josef)

The local Franz Josef Glacier i-Site is a great place to get inspired about everything on offer in Glacier Country.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Paparoa National Park

FREE
Paparoa National Park features coastal forest along a spectacular coastline.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Westland Greenstone

Westland Greenstone specialises in the design and manufacture of quality New Zealand Jade Jewellery, Sculptures and Ornaments.
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Lyell and Fox River walks

Walks in the Lyell and Fox River area.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Fox Glacier Guiding New Zealand

$69 - $1199
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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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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Lake Matheson

Free
The unsurpassed views and mountain reflections from the forested shores of Lake Matheson make this easy walk one of the most popular on the West Coast.
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Glacier Helicopters Fox Glacier

$240 - $450
Discover the glacier wonderland on close-up scenic flights with Glacier Helicopters.
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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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Arthur's Pass National Park Visitor Centre

Start your journey through New Zealand's stunning landscapes at a Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Hokitika Museum

$2.50 - $5
The Hokitika Museum is a regional museum located in the heart of Westland and housed in the historic Carnegie Building.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Wildsouth Discovery

From $580
Wildsouth Discovery is a specialist New Zealand tour company offering bespoke, exclusive tours and extraordinary service in South island.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Hokitika Scenic Tours

$45 - $450
Hokitika Scenic Tours offer specialised informative, sightseeing day tours and transport to any destination you wish to visit on the West Coast.
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Westland Recreation Centre Greymouth

The Westland Recreation Centre is the sports and recreation hub of Greymouth.
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Punakaiki Walks

Walks in the Punakaiki area of the West Coast of New Zealand.
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Kereru Crafts

Put together by owner/operator Colin Luff, this gallery features some of the West Coast's best local artists.
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On Yer Bike!

$15 - $185
Action packed off road adventures for all ages through 300 acres of West Coast rainforest and farm.
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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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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

The Old Ghost Road

The 85km-long Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys, providing days of adventure and spectacular huts for mountain bikers and trampers.
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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Shades of Jade

Here at Shades of Jade we are proud to showcase Jade that is 100% genuine West Coast Jade.
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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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Lord of the Rings location

Lighting of the beacons that run along The White Mountains (Ered Nimrais) from Gondor to Rohan was filmed at Mount Gunn, near Franz Josef, West Coast.
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MOANA - LAKE BRUNNER

Arthur's Pass National Park

FREE
The West Coast borders Arthur's Pass National Park at the main divide and there is a striking difference between the landscapes on either side.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Oparara Arches

Free
Tucked away in a corner of Kahurangi National Park, The Oparara has a magic all of its own, born of a million years of undisturbed isolation.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

The Salmon Farm Cafe

Salmon Farm licensed café specializing in fresh and smoked salmon products.
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PUNAKAIKI - THE GREAT COAST ROAD

Underworld Adventures

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

Must See & Do Haast

Four Reasons to love the gates of Haast Westland Area.
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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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Haast Heritage & History

Learn about the gold, timber, coal, Maori and aviation history of the West Coast at the many heritage sites on the West Coast.
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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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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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MOANA - LAKE BRUNNER

Moana Trout Fishing Safari

Guiding Fees (New Zealand Dollars):
$675 - full day
$350 - 1/2 day
$200 - 2 hours

Tackle And Equipment Available.
Guided fishing tours lakes, rivers and streams. Try your luck at sight casting to wild browns.
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FRANZ JOSEF AND FOX GLACIER - GLACIER COUNTRY

Franz Josef glacier walks

FREE
Enjoy moderate to easy walks around the township of Franz Josef and its glacier.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

Wilderness Gallery

A contemporary, fresh and inspiring Gallery right in the heart of Hokitika
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TranzAlpine

The TranzAlpine is rated as one of the world’s best train journeys, travelling from one coast of New Zealand to the other, over the spectacular Southern Alps.
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MOANA - LAKE BRUNNER

Jacksons Retreat

From glow worms to walking tracks, fishing and boating to skiing and tramping, there's so much to see and done right on the edge of the rainforest.
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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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GREY DISTRICT - MAWHERA THE HEART OF THE WEST COAST

Greymouth i- SITE

The Station Souvenir & Gift Shop is situated in the Railway Station along with the Greymouth i-SITE.
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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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Franz Josef Glacier Guides

$79 - $575 (valid until 30 September 2019)
Join us for a guided glacier experience you will never forget! Franz Josef Glacier Guides are proud to offer a range of world-class experiences designed to show you the very best of New Zealand's West Coast glaciers.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Oparara Experience

$95 - $150
Join us on one of our guided eco tours amongst the pristine rainforest and limestone caves of the unique Oparara Basin. Several tour options available.
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Minnehaha Walk

Free
This delightful short walk follows a stream through the rainforest. Glow worms can be seen along the trail.
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Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers

Glacier Country is the epitome of untamed natural wilderness.
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Westland Tai Poutini National Park

FREE
Westland Tai Poutini National Park extends from the highest peaks of the Southern Alps to the Tasman Sea and is split by the Alpine Fault.
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HOKITIKA - COOL LITTLE TOWN

The Gold Room

As found West Coast gold nuggets and flakes crafted into stunning jewellery.
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Mountain Jade Hokitika

Come and experience the beauty of jade, among Hokitika’s stunning natural setting. A “must do” West Coast experience.
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The Nile River Rainforest Train

$20-$25
The Nile River Rainforest Train Is a short interpretative train journey through primeval rain forest whilst seated in small open sided carriages.
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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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REEFTON - THE TOWN OF LIGHT

Reefton

Reefton, on the Lewis Pass road and near Victoria Conservation Park (NZ's largest), is well worth a stop and its claim to fame is an illuminating one – in 1888 it was the first town in the Southern Hemisphere to have electric streetlights!
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast Walks

The best way to experience the West Coasts untamed natural wilderness is to simply get out there among it. There are so many hikes and trails to choose from that time is your only limiting factor. From full on multi-day tramps to a ten-minute amble to a picturesque spot, you will find a West Coast walk to suit your ability and time frame.
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Heritage & History - Reefton Gold

Learn about the gold, timber, coal, Maori and aviation history of the West Coast at the many heritage sites on the West Coast.
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HAAST-WORLD HERITAGE AREA

Haast River Safari

Adults $109
Children (15 yrs & under) $59
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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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Tauranga Bay Fur Seal Colony

Free
A short walk with spectacular ocean views, steeple rocks, and a large year-round fur seal colony.
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WESTPORT AND KARAMEA

Air Charter Karamea

Karamea's only aeroplane charter company.
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Shantytown

$16.50 - $33.50
Observe and participate in some great New Zealand stories and explore the heart of the nation at Shantytown. Engaging, interactive activities in a heritage setting.
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Blackball Salami Company Limited

Our salami is made from a variation of beef, pork and venison.
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