The jet boat ride up the Waiatoto River in Haast is not a thrill-seeking-360º-spins kind of experience, rather a cruise...
Cruising the Waiatoto River in Haast. © Tourism West Coast
Franz Josef Glacier
Experience New Zealand's spectacular alpine scenery on the famous "Grand Traverse" flight of a lifetime. Every seat has a window - get the big picture! . . . More . . .
If the idea of a guided tour brings you out in spots, you’ll be wanting to bring yourself to the spots you most want to see. Read the story . . .
With some of the world’s most beautiful and rugged coastlines our holiday park is situated on the edge of the Tasman Sea. . . . More . . .
Experience Fox and Franz Josef – two of the 140 glaciers that flow from the Southern Alps. Read the story . . .
Friendly helpful hosts. 4 Star property with with spacious family rooms, 1 bedrooms and studios. Catering for international travellers, family and sports groups as well . . . More . . .
Lake Matheson is a photographer’s dream, where the waters reflect a near-perfect image of snow-capped Aoraki Mount Cook. Read the story . . .
Luxury accommodation in Fox Glacier with mountain views from every room of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman.Designed with large glass frontages for the best views . . . More . . .
Explore the lagoon and river channels by kayak and journey through this divine wetland wilderness into the heart of the rainforest. Read the story . . .
Guaranteed viewing of North Island Brown Kiwi in their nocturnal house. Often you can see our kiwi birds up close and watch them foraging for . . . More . . .
Drive the length of the South Island, skirting the West Coast and traversing through the Southern Alps, and experience bountiful roadtripping at its very best. Read the story . . .
Welcome to Stumpers Bar & Cafe, Accommodation. We are a full service hotel offering Hokitika accommodation and dining, and are in the heart of the . . . More . . .
The bottom left-hand corner of our little country, South Westland, is a world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage area. Read the story . . .
Franz Josef Glacier
The Terrace offers spacious hotel and motel style rooms in a quiet location yet is still the closest motel to the centre of Franz Josef. . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Westland. Read the story . . .
Nestled in 6 acres of idyllic native bush, centrally located in the heart of Franz Josef Village, Rainforest Holiday Park offers a range of accommodation options. . . . 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 . . .