West Coast

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West Coast

A diamond in the rough. Get on the offensive, cover yourself in sandfly repellent and tackle the weather & best scenery in NZ head on.

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Karamea
Karamea is situated at the end of the road, at the Northern end of New Zealand's South Island's West Coast. It rests on the flats of the Karamea River and the coastal plain. It takes approximately one and half hours along the scenic road state highway 67, from Westport. The area is lush with native bush, Nikau palms, ferns, caves, rivers, alluvial flats, as well as beautiful long stretches of accessible sandy beaches, that border the Tasman Sea. The huge expanse of Kahurangi National Park lies to the north-east of Karamea. Abundant fishing opportunities can be had in the ocean fish for whitebait, flounder and snapper, as well as trout in the rivers.

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1.2 km return | 20 minutes return

One of the best places to experience a wild West Coast beach

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

1 km return | 30 minutes return

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

Cargills Road

Overnight Campervan Parking

700 m return | 20 minutes return

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Aerial view of Gentle Annie, welcome to paradise!

Gentle Annie

Seaside Camping and Accommodation

Gentle Annie

Seaside Camping and Accommodation

Aotearoa as it used to be – lush, unspoilt and natural.

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The end of the road

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

Time: 40 min return

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

1 hr return

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Limestone Cliffs on Trumans Track

1.4 km return | 30 minutes return

Shawls in the Nile River Glow Worm Cave

Norwest Adventures

Underworld Adventures

Norwest Adventures

Underworld Adventures

Time: 4 hours one way

Terrace Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Terrace Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

1.8 km return | 30 minutes return

Jum Michel Track Walk

Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Jum Michel Track Walk

Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Time: 20 min one way

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Pam & Norman

England

Buller Gorge Drive - fantastic scenic experience.

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The Tablelands

Leslie Karamea Track

Kahurangi National Park

Leslie Karamea Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 6 - 9 days one way, Distance: 91 km

Slab Hut Creek Camping Ground
Perfect reflections

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Time: 30 min

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Gina Swindells

United Kingdom

West coast drive - Greymouth to Westport: Fantastic coastal scenic drive, one of the best in the worls. Take in Pancake Rock en-route (free) stunning scenery.

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Air Safaris

Franz Josef

Air Safaris

Franz Josef

Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut

17 km return | 4 hours return