Some locals say that people who move to Westland are either running away or in search of something.
A helicopter is dwarfed by the vast landscapes of Fox Glacier. © Tourism West Coast
Central West Coast District
Westland / Glacier Country District
Franz Josef Glacier
All detached ensuite rooms backing on to native bush in a quiet residential location yet only 3 minutes walk to the centre of the Village, . . . More . . .
There’s not much better than lounging in hot mineral water when the ground around you is covered with snow and there’s a biting southerly blowing down from the tops. Read the story . . .
Experience the hospitality and attractions of the Buller region with its adventure activities, unique natural beauty and fascinating history. Ascot Motor Lodge is located in . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do on the Central West Coast. Read the story . . .
Fox Glacier Holiday Park & Motels has ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS TO SUIT ALL NEEDS. These include park motels, self-contained units, cabins, 14-room lodge, power sites and . . . More . . .
The bottom left-hand corner of our little country, South Westland, is a world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage area. Read the story . . .
Greymouth Seaside TOP 10 Holiday Park is located right on the beachfront in peaceful Greymouth, on New Zealand's unspoiled West Coast. . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Westland. Read the story . . .
PRIVATE, QUIET, SPACIOUS AND LUXURIOUS. Here at Annabelle Motels, you cannot help but relax, unwind and enjoy your time here in our beautiful town.Our motels . . . More . . .
Like an unfurling, white dragon, the Franz Josef Glacier flexes and curves between steep-walled valleys. Māori named it Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere – tears of the Avalanche Girl. Read the story . . .
Welcome to Westport Holiday Park. Our park is ideally situated only a few minutes' walk from the town centre, set in 5 hectares of quiet, . . . More . . .
Westland Tai Poutini is an area of majestic primaeval vistas: snow-capped mountains, glistening glaciers, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands... Read the story . . .
We are situated on Palmerston Street (main street of Westport) only 20m to the start of town centre, restaurants, nightlife etc. . . . More . . .
Māori knew about the glacial defile between the coastal flats of South Westland and the high tussock-land surrounding the southern lakes from their expeditions in search of pounamu. Read the story . . .
Franz Josef TOP 10 Holiday Park is situated in a quiet rural setting with magnificent glacier and mountain views. We have a wide range of . . . More . . .
Things to do
Fed by two lagoons and the Waiho River, the Waiau Glacier Coast Marine Reserve forms a protective buffer for these waterways and wetlands. Read the story . . .