Highlights

  • Glacier Country Soaring above Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers before a guided walk on glistening ice.
  • The Great Coast Road Admiring salt-licked beaches and the dramatic Pancake Rocks along an unforgettable 100km drive.
  • Hokitika Gorge Gawping at vibrant turquoise waters from a lofty swing bridge.
  • Gold-Rush History Delving into the past on the tough Old Ghost Road, or in mining towns like Reefton.
  • Oparara Basin Craning your neck at limestone formations girded by dense forest.
  • Buller River Getting wet ’n’ wild taking on the rapids of this mighty river.
  • West Coast Wilderness Trail Enjoying equal measures of views and history by bike or on foot.
  • Okarito Kayaking through rainforest channels before joining a kiwi-spotting walk.
  • Hokitika Hunting out authentic local pounamu in working studios.
  • Waiatoto River Jetboating deep into Haast's World Heritage wilderness.