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The West Coast includes Westport, Karamea, Punakaiki, Greymouth, Hokitika, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, Whataroa, Harihari, Haast, Lake Brunner, Reefton and Buller.

West Coast region
The West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand is one of the more remote and wild areas of the country and retains the feeling of a pioneer frontier. Renowned for rivers, rainforests, rugged coastline, mountains & glaciers, the West Coast offers breathtaking scenery, fantastic adventure opportunities and Kiwi hospitality.

Must do activities include a guided glacier walk onto Fox or Franz Josef glaciers, scenic flight over Westland National Park perhaps with a snow landing, a walk in the rainforest and visit to the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks. Get amongst the local wildlife on a guided eco-tour including white herons, rare kiwi, seals, penguins & dolphins.

The West Coast has a strong gold and coal mining history with many heritage sites worth visiting. Adventure tour operators offer a range of activities including white water rafting, kayaking, caving, horse treks, fishing, jet boating, mountain biking and mountaineering.





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