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Inland Adventures
Reefton
Inland Adventures

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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Hokitika
Cycle Journeys

Explore the untamed natural wilderness of the West Coast this summer, with 50% off E-Bike rental. Quote WCBIKE. Offer valid for travel December 2020 & January 2021.

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Cycling
Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
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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Adventure
Buller Canyon Jet
Westport and Karamea
Buller Canyon Jet

Join us for an exclusive award-winning jet boat adventure in the stunning Buller Canyon.

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Adventure
Greenstone Helicopters
Haast
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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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Eco Rafting Adventures
Hokitika
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.

$135 - $1250
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Cycling
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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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Tours
Franz Josef Heli
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
HeliServices.NZ Franz Josef

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.

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Grey District
Exploring New Zealand with GO Rentals

Planning a West Coast Adventure? Rent a Go Rental!

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Transport
Paparoa Track Services 2019
Punakaiki
Paparoa Track Services

The team at the Punakaiki Beach Camp will take care of your Paparoa Track logistics.

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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier Guiding New Zealand

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 and less crowded glacier - the Fox Glacier.

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Adventure
Fox Glacier Heliservices
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
HeliServices.NZ Fox Glacier

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above Fox and Franz Josef glaciers.

$195 - $495
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
FOX GLACIER VALLEY E-BIKE & HIKE

Explore the untamed natural wilderness of the Fox Glacier Valley, tracing the steps of a retreating glacier, with our Fox Glacier Valley E-Bike & Hike.

$125pp
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Across Country Quad Bikes

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.

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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Helicopters Fox Glacier

Discover the glacier wonderland on close-up scenic flights with Glacier Helicopters.

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Tours
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Hokitika
Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
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.

$60 - $130
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Adventure
Gloworm Cave tour
Punakaiki
The Charleston GlowWorm Cave Tour

The Charleston Gloworm Cave Tour takes visitors by train into the magnificent rain forest of the Nile River Canyon to explore the enormous Nile River Cave System.

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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
The Helicopter Line Fox Glacier

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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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Ice Climbing!

The Newest Franz Josef experience!

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Motels & self-contained
Karamea River Motels
Westport and Karamea
Karamea River Motels and Jetboat Tours

Quality spacious units in Karamea and home of the Karamea River Jet Scenic Tours.

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Adventure
West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe
Hokitika
West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.

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Must see
Skydive Franz
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Skydive Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

Skydiving above the Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers - Nobody Jumps Higher!

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Adventure
Punakaiki Horse Treks
Punakaiki
Punakaiki Horse Treks

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.

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Tours
Haast World Heritage Area - Waiatoto River Safari -9540
Haast
Waiatoto River Safari

Waiatoto River Safari. Ocean to the Mountains 2 hours of extraordinary nature and exceptional beauty only seen on this trip.

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Backpackers
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Westport and Karamea
Bazils Hostel & Surf School

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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Tours
Glacier Country Helicopters
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

Glacier Country Helicopters offer a choice of three scenic flight across the rainforests, glaciers and mountains that form our incredible backyard.

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Adventure
air safaris
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Air Safaris Franz Josef

Our Grand Traverse scenic flight from Franz Josef provides the best way to experience this glacial environment in its entirety.

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BAC to Nature: Bird & Conservation Package

THE CONSERVATION STORY OF THE WEST COAST

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Adventure
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Helicopters Franz Josef Glacier

Discover the glacier wonderland on close-up scenic flights with Glacier Helicopters.

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Adventure
Skydive Franz 2019
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Skydive Franz Josef & Fox Glacier

We are New Zealand’s premier skydive company specialising in safety and fun.

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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Experience Fox Glacier

Enjoy this amazing country on horseback, take in the incredible vistas, wind along the bush-clad Fox River or grab an e-bike and cycle through this remote wilderness!

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Adventure
Ultimate Descents New Zealand
Westport and Karamea
Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Good spirited kiwis, giving the opportunity for travelers to explore our wild and scenic rivers.

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National Parks
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Punakaiki
Punakaiki Canoes

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

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Swing Bridge

Feel the rush of the Cometline ride, experience the thrill of a jet boat, walk the heights of New Zealand's longest swingbridge, pan for gold, or simply relax and take in the views of Buller Gorge.

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Adventure
Underworld Rafting
Punakaiki
Underworld Adventures

Underworld Rafting: Is a “Cave Rafting Adventure” in the Paparoa National Park. Located in Charleston.

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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
The Helicopter Line Franz Josef Glacier

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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Airports
Air Charter Karamea
Westport and Karamea
Air Charter Karamea

Karamea's only aeroplane charter company, offering Heaphy Track and Old Ghost Road transfers.

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Adventure
Franzjoseftours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Paddling Tours, Scenic Cruises, Fishing Tours & Combo Tours

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Haast Heli
Haast
HeliServices.NZ Haast

HeliServices.NZ Haast 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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Adventure
Haast river safari
Haast
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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Adventure
Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier Guides

With the combination of an exhilarating helicopter ride, jaw-dropping scenery and a two hour hike through the most spectacular glacier features, it's no wonder our guests often label their Glacier Heli Hike as the highlight of their visit to Aotearoa (New Zealand).

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Paparoa Shuttle
Grey District
Paparoa Shuttles

Paparoa Shuttles provides all aspects of support services required to walk or ride the Paparoa Track.

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Grey District
On Yer Bike!

Action packed off road adventures for all ages through 300 acres of West Coast rainforest and farm.

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Adventure Caving

Punakaiki
Charleston Hotel, State Highway 6, Charleston 7865, New Zealand
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Outwest Tours

Punakaiki
State Highway 6, Charleston, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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Westport Mini Golf

Westport and Karamea
37 Domett Street,, Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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Alpine Fault Tours

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Whataroa, 7857, West Coast, New Zealand
Adventure

Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Scenic Flights, Whataroa, West Coast, New Zealand
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Karamea Outdoor Adventures

Westport and Karamea
Bridge Street, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand