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West Coast Family Fun and Activities, New Zealand

Showing 20 results for Family Fun and Activities in West Coast, New Zealand.


Location: West Coast - Okarito and Whataroa

We invite you on a kayaking tour that you'll never forget. Ranked number one thing to do while in Franz Josef! Explore a glacial lake, native rainforest and views of the unique alpine environment with Glacier Country Kayaks. Read more about our team, before we meet you out on the lake! Unique kayak adventure just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier!..(more)

HAAST HELI - South Island

Location: West Coast - Haast

Haast Heli specializes in scenic flights over the stunning Haast World Heritage area, one of the top New Zealand attractions. We have local experienced hunting guides available and the area is famous for its trout fishing rivers. Modern fleet of three and four seat helicopters ensuring every passenger has stunning views...(more)

HELI GLENORCHY - Queenstown & Glenorchy

Location: West Coast

Based in Glenorchy, NZ - the real "Middle Earth", a 45min drive from Queenstown, Heli Glenorchy offer spectacular scenic helicopter flights to Milford Sound, Fiordland, and Queenstown region. For an even more exclusive skiing experience, why not try a day of heli-skiing in untouched alpine terrain. Heli Glenorchy offers boutique heli-skiing in the spectacular mountains surrounding Queenstown, Wanaka and Glenorchy...(more)

INFLITE - Mount Cook

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Experience the natural quiet of the Tasman Glacier. Absorb the ever changing landscape of the Southern Alps including NZ’s highest mountain, Aoraki/Mt Cook. INFLITE Mount Cook is proudly Qualmark Gold & only 5 minutes from Aoraki/Mt Cook Village. INFLITE Mount Cook Ski Planes and Helicopters are the only company to offer glacier landing flights in ski planes and helicopters...(more)


Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Latitude South Travel Company will show you the real New Zealand, delivering authentic and fulfilling luxury travel experiences. Our focus on small groups and privately-guided experiences allows you to delve into the wonderful aspects that make up New Zealand. We can offer you once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, engaging local people, fantastic activities-unique experiences that will live on in your memory...(more)


Location: West Coast

Murchison Heli Tours offer a professional helicopter transport operation, specialising in scenic flights and charters, hunting/fishing drops, heli-biking/tramping, kayaking and rafting, commercial operations and flight training. Take a moment to explore the various scenic flights we offer. Fly with us across untouched New Zealand landscapes...(more)

ON YER BIKE - Greymouth, West Coast

Location: West Coast - Greymouth

On Yer Bike offers fully-guided off road adventures on a range of awesome machinery including quads, buggies, ex-military hagglunds, and more! We can cater for individuals, couples, groups, and children. Ranked #1 Outdoor activity on the West Coast by Tripadvisor. Our self-drive machines are built to go places you never thought were possible!..(more)


Location: West Coast - Greymouth

Welcome to Shantytown, one of New Zealand's premier Heritage Park attractions. Shantytown is a faithfully restored 1900s pioneer town on the West Coast based on the gold rushes of the 1860s. This is a leading attraction that offers wedding and conference facilities, as well as boasting a steam train ride through beautiful native bush to a gold claim...(more)


Location: West Coast - Hokitika

Come and enjoy the warmth of our supreme quality log-style accommodation, overlooking the Tasman Sea and situated right by the beach. Experience the wild West Coast with its unspoilt beaches, panoramic views and the Southern Alps in the background. Located opposite the glow-worm dell. Facilities include spa pool, small farm yard, sauna, covered BBQ area, playground and Free WIFI...(more)

SKYDIVE FOX GLACIER - Fox Glacier, Westland

Location: West Coast - Fox Glacier

Skydive Fox Glacier has been voted the 2nd most scenic skydive in the world by Lonely Planet. Our leisurely flight to altitude will take you over the stunning Fox Glacier and up close to magnificent Aoraki/Mount Cook - showing you some of the best scenery on offer in New Zealand...(more)

SKYDIVE FRANZ - Franz Josef Glacier

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Potentially the best skydiving experience available in the world with Skydive Franz. We use the world's most modern, safest and most comfortable tandem parachute systems available. Free fall though the sky and float gracefully to the ground - what better way to enjoy this wonderful place!..(more)


Location: West Coast - Greymouth

With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April). It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone!..(more)



Location: West Coast

Walk across New Zealand's longest swing bridge, crossing the beautiful Buller Gorge. See the 4.5-metre-high Whites Creek Faultine—epicentre of the 1929 Murchison earthquake. Try your luck with a bit of gold panning, or if you dare, fly back across the Buller river on the high speed Cometline. Located en route to the West Coast...(more)

WEST COAST SURF - Cape Foulwind, West Coast South Island

Location: Cape Foulwind

West Coast Surf invite you to come and experience surfing at a stunning location on the West Coast of the South Island - Tauranga Bay! This beach provides both first timers with a safe and invigorating environment to learn in as well as providing some world class waves for the more experienced surfers...(more)


Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Enjoy a visit New Zealand's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. The stunning White Heron breeds only in a single secret location in what is one of the most romantic parts of New Zealand—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve—part of the South Westland World Heritage area. Our rainforest nature tours and scenic jetboating operate all year round...(more)


Location: West Coast - Haast

Enjoy shallow water jet boating in spectacular wilderness rivers. Our one hour River Jet Safari is a fast paced, jet boat ride into the World Heritage-listed Mt Aspiring National Park. Take a 50-kilometre wilderness river journey amidst native beech forest, ancient river valleys and rugged ice-capped mountains, or combine this trip with an amazing heli-jet combo...(more)


Location: West Coast - Fox Glacier

Enjoy a stunning and unforgettable "Grand Traverse" scenic flight of the Mount Cook and Westland World Heritage Parks. Experience the alpine wonderland of New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers on this amazing flightseeing experience. Departing hourly from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park and Franz Josef on modern, well equipped aircraft. Every seat is a window seat...(more)


Location: West Coast - Westport

Centrally located Westport backpackers, close to bars, shops and cafes. Variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone. Standard dorm rooms (twins and doubles), self-contained rooms, twin, double and family, campervan power sites and tent sites. Facilities include: two TV rooms, two lounges, outdoor covered BBQ area. Lots of quiet garden areas to relax. Free yoga lessons...(more)


Location: West Coast - Greymouth

Adventure tour specialists for more than 17 years... whitewater rafting, caving, rainforest cruising, guided walks, 4x4 and gold hunting plus heaps more. Our Web site has free New Zealand vacation planning advice, spare seat deals, free discount cards and family travel suggestions. Offering daily departure preplanned multi-day tours, or we can put together one especially for you...(more)

GLACIER HOT POOLS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

This is the perfect way to unwind after a day of travel on the coast or after exploring the glaciers. Situated in Franz Josef township, Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools are a haven of natural tranquillity. Our unique hot pools are nestled between native rainforest offering a range of relaxation options including main pools, private pools, spa and massage treatments...(more)