A long, thin strip of beautiful New Zealand paradise, the Westland District is a sparsely populated are of over 11,000 square kilometres. A fascinating history, National Parks and a World Heritage area make this region a true New Zealand experience.
Visit Hokitika for the world renowned Wild Foods Festival, discover New Zealand’s iconic bird the kiwi, at the National National Kiwi CentreKiwi Centre. Enjoy the action and adventure of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, glaciers that travel right down in to the rainforest. Head further south for natural beauty in one of many amazing National Parks of the Southern Region or head out in to remote New Zealand to visit tiny fishing villages, the Haast Pass and much more!
Each as scenically superb as eachother, the districts boasts many small, welcoming towns.
Wildfoods Festival delicacies! This unique and very popular festival is held annually in Hokitika on the second weekend in March.