West Coast Attractions

The West Coast offers many memorable tourist attractions. Top of your must-do list should be the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki. For adventure activities, we recommend Underworld Adventures, Eco Rafting and On Yer Bike. Other attractions include Kea Heritage Tours, which provides an historic insight into the region while Shantytown offers a fascinating look into Westland's goldrush pioneering history.

Underworld Adventures

Underworld Adventures

Offers glowworm cave tours, underworld rafting, rainforest train trips in the Nile River Canyon and adventure caving expeditions.

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks

Punakaiki

An online guide to visiting the ecotourism destination of Punakaiki. Includes information on walks, local crafts, attractions and accommodation.

EcoRafting Adventures

EcoRafting Adventures

Offers exhilarating, guided white water rafting trips in remote wilderness areas throughout the spectacular west coast region.

Franz Josef Glacier

Fox and Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier tourism guide featuring information on local tourist attractions, accommodation options plus more.

On Yer Bike

On Yer Bike

Offers off-road adventures on a variety of terrain including winding trails, hills, rivers, enchanted forests, muddy bogs and puddles.

Shantytown

Shantytown Heritage Park

An 1860's goldrush village (10kms from Greymouth) featuring vintage steam trains, gold panning, old time photos, nature walks and a souvenir store.

Kea Heritage Tours

Kea Heritage Tours

Offers a variety of memorable, fully guided tours following the ancient greenstone trails of the Maori plus the goldfield pioneers pathways.

West Coast NZ

West Coast NZ

The official online tourism guide to visiting the West Coast (Westland) including information on the area's history, attractions, accommodation and more.