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Touring routes

Duration
4 Nights 5 days
Distance
525 mi/845 km
Best time
Anytime
Haast World Heritage Area
Travel the length of the West Coast from Queenstown all the way through to Nelson. The West Coast is the longest region in the country, so no two pla…
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Duration
4 days,3 nights
Distance
454 mi/731 km
Best time
Anytime
Haast UNESCO World Heritage Site
A breathtaking road trip from Queenstown to Christchurch via the West Coast, have your camera ready!
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Duration
6 days
Distance
550 mi/886 km
Best time
Anytime
Honeymoon on the West Coast
The West Coast is the perfect getaway for couples to relax, unwind and explore.
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Train/Self-drive

Christchurch to Nelson

Duration
3 days 2 nights
Distance
550 mi/886 km
Best time
Winter
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Best to do this trip in the Winter for snow capped mountains. Plenty of photo opportunities on the TranzAlpine!
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Duration
3 days
Distance
168 mi/271 km
Best time
Spring
Kayak adventure Lake Mapourika, Franz Josef Wilderness Tours
Drive from Fox Glacier to Christchurch. A local's tips to driving along the West Coast, through Arthurs Pass to finish in Christchurch.
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Duration
2 Days
Distance
59 mi/95 km
Best time
Anytime
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Hokitika: The Cool Little Town Tour and the only beachside, full-service town centre on the West Coast
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Duration
6 days
Distance
624 mi/1005 km
Best time
All year round
Lake Matheson sunset
This touring route will take you through the entire West Coast of New Zealand, stopping by some of our famous iconic spots.
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Duration
3 Days
Distance
230 mi/371 km
Best time
Anytime
Karamea beach
A mega glory-filled three day power trip for those with an unhealthy obsession for nature, wilderness and untamed craziness.
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Duration
5 days
Distance
331 mi/544 km
Best time
October - April
Trout fishing on Lake Brunner
If you're after a chance to fish for wild trout, the lakes of the West Coast are perfect for you. Take a leisurely paced journey through the West Coa…
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Duration
6 days
Distance
637 mi/1026 km
Best time
All year round
Glacier Valley Eco Tours
Enjoy the West Coast with a sustainable, eco-friendly approach.
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Duration
5 days
Distance
587 mi/945 km
Best time
Any
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Mountains, forests and beaches, wildlife, art and wine meet to create magic!
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Duration
4 days
Distance
85 mi/136 km
Best time
All year round
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West Coast Wilderness Trail brings you a collection of incredible scenery, smooth trails with loads to see whilst cycling! Four days of untamed natur…
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Duration
6 days
Distance
349 mi/562 km
Best time
Anytime
Denniston incline
If you love to discover gems and tales of old, there's plenty of history and heritage to soak up on the West Coast.
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Duration
7 Days
Distance
100km
Best time
Anytime
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BAC to Nature: Bird & Conservation Tour - Bringing together tourism venue operators up and down the Coast, this package tells the conservation story …
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