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Nature Reserves in Franz Josef
Nature Reserves in Fox Glacier
Nature Reserves in Greymouth
Nature Reserves in Punakaiki
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The top 49 attractions in West Coast

Nature Reserves in Franz Josef
Franz Josef Glacier
The most comprehensive information is at http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/Franz_Josef_Glacier. The glacier known as Franz Josef (or Ka
Nature Reserves in Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier
Fox Glacier, much like its brother Franz Josef Glacier, is one of the few in the world that is still growing. While on the way to
Lakes in Franz Josef
Lake Matheson
Lake Matheson is one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand. It´s located in a very nice wooded area and almost always casts
Cliffs in Punakaiki
Pancake Rocks
Just outside the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks you will find an amazing natural formation of rocks and natural pools. Our visit took pla
Beaches in Okarito
Okarito Beach
Okarito Beach has 2 different areas, one going from the small town of Okarito to the mouth of the river located about 3/4 km away.
Rivers in Punakaiki
Pororari River Track
Take an extraordinary walk of around 3 hours on the river Pororari, part of the National Park with lush vegetation that practicall
Beaches in Okarito
Okarito is a small town with a spectacular beach that's very wild and not very suitable for swimming. The beach is several kilomet
Viewpoints in Okarito
Okarito Trig
This vantage point is an hour from Okarito, along a path built by gold miners in the 19th century. If the day is clear, the view o
Lakes in Okarito
Okarito Lagoon
A beautiful lagoon, which is protected because it is home to the only 150 heron species endemic to New Zealand. It changes a lot w
Of Cultural Interest in Punakaiki
Punakaiki Visitor Centre
An interesting visitor center, well equipped with plenty of information and noticeboards outlining the history of the pancake rock
Of Cultural Interest in Ross
Ross Goldfields Information & Heritage Centre
Ross is a small town that had its moment of glory during the Gold Rush. Today, there are still a few people who are devoted to the
Of Cultural Interest in Greymouth
Montheits Brewery
Montheits Brewery is one of the oldest breweries in New Zealand, it's almost as old as the country, because the country dates back
Of Touristic Interest in Franz Josef
Hiking on Franz Josef Glacier
The best way to see, enjoy and understand a glacier is to hike on it. I had walked on the Perito Moreno in Argentina and Grey in C
Waterfalls in Haast
Thunder Creek Falls
In New Zealand there are thousands, if not millions, of waterfalls, yet I never get tired of seeing them, as each has its charm, a
Lakes in Haast
Blue Pools
On the road to Wanaka from the west coast of New Zealand, a few kilometers from Haast Pass, we found these natural pools that are
Of Touristic Interest in Greymouth
Train Tranzalpino
One of the most unique experiences in New Zealand is to take the Tranzalpino train out of Greymouth on the west coast that goes th
Forests in Fox Glacier
The New Zealand Rainforest
A fantastic way to enjoy New Zealand's wild nature is to take a stroll through the native rainforest after rainfall. The rainfores
Of Cultural Interest in Franz Josef
Hukawai Glacier Centre
Hukawai is a center of world interpretation of glaciers, which includes an inner wall of ice climbing courses where they give tech