West Coast

Slow down for a soak or fly high over ice and snow, explore the greatest of outdoors, or cosy up in a cliff-top retreat.

From its stunning coastline to the epic peaks of the Southern Alps, the West Coast is a place of stunning natural beauty and the ideal spot for a getaway.

Whether the hills are calling your name, or you prefer a more laid-back approach to taking some time out, there is no better place to re-set, recharge and reconnect.

Take a drive along the Great Coast Road between Greymouth and Westport, which has been called one of the world’s most scenic coastal roads and adventure awaits around every bend.

Marvel at the ancient limestone formations, walk or cycle through untouched wilderness, immerse yourself in rich gold mining history, or get up close and personal with local wildlife.

Relax and soak in the geothermal baths at Mairua Hot Springs, discover the local artists, carvers and jewellery makers and hunt down some cold brews and wild foods. Whether you stay for the weekend or a while, there is accommodation to suit your needs; from eco-lodges to riverside hotels, you can enjoy warm West Coast welcomes and stunning mountain views wherever you stay

Learn more about West Coast

at the official tourism website
Visit West Coast
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