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Walking & hiking
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Franz Josef glacier walks

Enjoy moderate to easy walks around the township of Franz Josef and its glacier.

FREE
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Walking & hiking
Lake Brunner
Moana
Lake Brunner walks

Walks in the Lake Brunner area on the West Coast.

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Walking & hiking
Nikau Walk
Westport and Karamea
Kohaihai / Karamea Walks

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

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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Ship Creek - 1
Haast
Ship Creek walk and Monro Beach

Ship Creek Walk is one of the best examples of swamp forest that you will come across and well worth stopping for on your journey along the West Coast.

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Cycling
Mountain Biking
Hokitika
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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Walking & hiking
Okarito
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Ōkārito walks

Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.

FREE
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Walking & hiking
Lyell Cemetery Reefton
Lyell and Fox River walks

Walks in the Lyell and Fox River area.

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Walking & hiking
Cape Foulwind Walkway
Westport and Karamea
Westport Walks

Walks in the Westport area, northern West Coast New Zealand.

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Walking & hiking
Paparoa Track
Grey District
Paparoa Track and Pike29 Memorial Track

The Paparoa Track is New Zealand’s 10th Great Walk. It travels through the spectacular limestone landscapes and luxuriant forests of Paparoa National Park, custom-built for both mountain biking and hiking.

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Heaphy
Westport and Karamea
The Heaphy Track

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.

Children - Free. Adults $14 to $32
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Beaches, lakes & coastline
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Lake Matheson

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.

Free
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Walking & hiking
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Grey District
Greymouth walks

Greymouth has plenty of walkways in the area to explore by foot.

FREE
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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.

$18 - $450
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Walking & hiking
Haast UNESCO World Heritage Site
Haast
Haast Walks

The best way to experience the West Coasts untamed natural wilderness is to simply get out there among it.

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Walking & hiking
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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Minnehaha Walk

This delightful short walk follows a stream through the rainforest. Glow worms can be seen along the trail.

Free
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Cycling
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Grey District
Adventure South NZ

Adventure South NZ operates guided cycling and hiking tours on the West Coast. Our multi-day tours are fully supported and include all accommodation, transport, meals, first class guides and more. Private groups and custom itineraries can be arranged.

From $1,995
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Cycling
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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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Walking & hiking
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Reefton
Reefton walks

Walks in the Reefton, Waiuta and Lewis Pass area.

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Tours
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Hokitika
Precision Helicopters Hokitika

Precision Helicopters Hokitika is based adjacent to the Hokitika Gorge.

$400 +
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Walking & hiking
Moraine Walk
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Moraine Walk

Moraines are the debris of rocks and stones left when a glacier retreats.

FREE
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Beaches, lakes & coastline
Seal Westport
Westport and Karamea
Tauranga Bay Fur Seal Colony

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

Free
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Must see
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Hokitika
Hokitika Gorge

The Hokitika Gorge is 33kms from Hokitika. The vivid turquoise water surrounded by lush native bush is well worth a visit.

Free
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Walking & hiking
West Coast Scenic Waterways Hokitika Mahinapua
Hokitika
Hokitika region walks

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.

FREE
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Must see
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Westport and Karamea
Oparara Arches

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.

Free
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Tours
Glacier Valley Eco Tours
Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier
Glacier Valley Eco Tours

Glacier Valley Eco Tours is a family owned business committed to giving our clients the best experience on our guided nature walks in Glacier Country.

$80 - $180 adults.
$40 - $90 children.
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Walking & hiking
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Punakaiki
Punakaiki Walks

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

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Tours

Hokitika Historic Walking Tours

Hokitika
Hokitika i-SITE, Weld Street, Hokitika, 7810
Tours

Kahurangi Guided Walks

Westport and Karamea
1204 Abel Tasman Drive, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand
Walking & hiking

Ross Walks

Hokitika
4 Aylmer Street, Ross, 7812, West Coast