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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Kayaks

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.

$85 - $540
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Franz Josef Glacier Guides
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier Guides

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.

$79 - $575 (valid until 30 September 2019)
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Around the coast
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Grey District
Blackball Co-operative shuttle and relocation service

Blackball Co-operative shuttle and relocation service will assist you hike or cycle the Paparoa Great Walk.

$20 - $170
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Reefton
Go Tracks

Go Tracks is a Mountain Bike shuttle service for West Coast New Zealand tracks based in Reefton.

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Haast Heli
Haast
Haast Heli

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.

Flights from $99
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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.

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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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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.

$250 - $425
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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.

$120 - 220
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Underworld Rafting
Punakaiki
Underworld Adventures

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

$185
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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.

$469 - $1199
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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.

$240 - $450
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Tours
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Haast
Waiatoto River Safari

Waiatoto River Safari. Ocean to the Mountains 2.25 - 2.5 hours of extraordinary nature and exceptional beauty only seen on this trip.

$139 - $199
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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 to emerge at an ancient terminal moraine and an outstanding view of the Franz Josef Glacier.

$70 - $415
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Adventure
Skydive Franz 2019
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Skydive Franz

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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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.

$140 - $180
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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Okarito Kayaks & Accommodation

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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Tours
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Vantage Helicopter Experiences

Vantage Helicopters offer three amazing scenic flights that take you close to the awe-inspiring glaciers, evergreen rainforest and magnificent mountains of the Southern Alps.

$280 - $480
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Must see
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier are among the most accessible glaciers in the world.

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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.

$225 - $1195 per person
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Tours
Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Helicopters Ltd.

Welcome to the ultimate helicopter experience in New Zealand. The gateway to the famous glacier region, best accessed by helicopter.

$165 - $465
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Tours
Franz Josef Heli
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef Heliservices

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

$160 - $420
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Fox Glacier Heliservices
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier Heliservices

Scenic helicopter flights and snow landings above the Fox Glacier.

$150 - $340
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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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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.

$240 - $450
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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.

$240 - $450
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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.

$33 - $100
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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.

$87.50 - $120
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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.

Adults $109
Children (15 yrs & under) $59
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West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe
Hokitika
West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

An exhilarating tree top adventure among temperate rainforest giants.

$16 to $77
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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.

$240 - $450
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Must see
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Hokitika
Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

$400 +
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Franz Josef Clay Target Shooting
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
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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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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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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Paparoa Shuttle
Grey District
Paparoa Shuttles

Paparoa Shuttles provides all aspects of support services required to walk or ride the Paparoa Track. We provide shuttle transport, car relocation, bike hire and accommodation bookings. We can even assist you with a complete trip package, so all you need to worry about is walking or riding the Paparoa Track.

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Adventure
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Westport and Karamea
Buller Swing Bridge

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.

$10 to $115
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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.

Adults - $45pp
Children - $15
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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.

Single Adult $125-$240
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Hokitika
Cycle Journeys

Cycle Journeys provides all aspects of support services required to cycle the Wilderness Trail and Paparoa Track.
We provide bike rental, shuttle transfers, daily luggage transfers, itinerary and trip planning and accommodation booking.

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Buller Canyon Jet
Reefton
Buller Canyon Jet

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

$105 for adults.
$60 for children 14 years and under.
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Karamea Outdoor Adventures

Westport and Karamea
Bridge Street, Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand
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Glacier Country Scenic Flights

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Country Scenic Flights, Whataroa, West Coast, New Zealand
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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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Alpine Fault Tours

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

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
1 Cook Flat Road, Fox Glacier 7886, West Coast, New Zealand
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Punakaiki Horse Treks

Punakaiki
CMB 47 Punakaiki, RD1 Runanga, West Coast, New Zealand