In Hokitika, locals celebrate their remote and rugged surrounds in the form of questionable cuisine.
Get wild in Hokitika © Destination Westland
Franz Josef Glacier
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 . . .
The bottom left-hand corner of our little country, South Westland, is a world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage area. Read the story . . .
We offer the best location for West Coast hotel accommodation. Our unique and convenient location on the beach and in the centre of Hokitika means . . . More . . .
Do what the locals do in Westland. Read the story . . .
Character home in a tranquil garden setting with a range of rooms to suit every budget and group configuration, and within easy walking distance to . . . 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 . . .
Nestled in native gardens with an exclusive walkway direct to the beach, this unique Hokitika accommodation is ideal for families and couples wanting space, tranquility . . . More . . .
Westland Tai Poutini is an area of majestic primaeval vistas: snow-capped mountains, glistening glaciers, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands... Read the story . . .
An exhilarating treetop adventure among temperate rainforest giants. Experience life with the birds high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. . . . 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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
VIEWS OF MT COOK AND MT TASMAN, A 2 MINUTE DRIVE FROM FOX GLACIER TOWNSHIP.We pride ourselves on our wonderfully spacious rooms with all the . . . More . . .
Walk or cycle through bush from Franz Josef township to the Franz Josef Glacier car park. 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 . . .
If you find yourself on the West Coast in a reflective mood, you’ll also find you’re in good company. Read the story . . .