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west coast things to do

With 600km of coastline along the West Coast of the Southern Alps, New Zealand - from rainforest in the north to glaciers and majestic landscapes to the south - you are spoilt for choice for activities on the West Coast. Spectacular scenery and "real" Kiwi characters mean you will experience the kind of holiday that will leave you wanting more.

There is a huge choice of activities on the West Coast. There are plenty of things to do on the West Coast if you enjoy the great outdoors, superb dining, arts and crafts, history and heritage and a more relaxed pace. Families have lots to choose from on land, lake, sea or in the air and if you love mountain biking, walking, wildlife, and fishing you will love the West Coast.

Not sure what to do on the West Coast? Explore West Coast activities below and start compiling your list...
 

CHECK OUT THE AWARD WINNING WESTCOAST WILDLIFE CENTRE

WEST COAST LEADING LIGHT AWARD WINNERS OF THE TOURISM CATEGORY AWARD
SUPREME AWARD - RISING STAR

All weather and indoor Wildlife attraction with
glacier and west coast storytelling areas. Something for all the family to enjoy.

Corner Cowan & Cron Streets
Franz Josef
New Zealand

SERIOUS ADVENTURE ON THE WEST COAST
 Rafting on the West Coast
A FISHERMAN'S PARADISE