Westland District
Day Trips

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Our most recommended Westland District Day Trips

  • Greymouth: Hokitika Gorge and Tree Top Walkway Half-Day Tour

    1. Greymouth: Hokitika Gorge and Tree Top Walkway Half-Day Tour

    Enjoy a scenic one-hour drive to Hokitika Gorge and follow the coastline before heading inland through farmland and native bush.  Walk across the swing bridge and spend time enjoying this magical place. Take in its vivid turquoise waters surrounded by lush native bush and see for yourself why it is a key photo stop on the West Coast must-do list.  Explore Tree Top Walkway and experience life with the birds high up in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy. Gain easy access to the steel platform, which is 20 meters high and over 450 meters long.  Gently sway in harmony with the forest on the Mahinapua Springboard. View the exquisite Lake Mahinapua through the richly diverse forest foliage.  If you’re a thrill-seeker, feel your heart pump as you climb to the top of Hokitika Tower, which is about 40 meters above the forest floor. Be inspired by a sensational vista of the majestic snow-...

  • Greymouth: Day Tour to Lake Brunner and Historic Mine Site

    2. Greymouth: Day Tour to Lake Brunner and Historic Mine Site

    Visit the Historic Brunner Mine Site and explore a place of historical significance on the West Coast of New Zealand. The Brunner suspension footbridge spans the Grey River and links both sides of the mine site. This site was one of the country’s earliest industrial sites where coal was mined and coke, firebricks, and other products manufactured from the 1860s until the 1940s. Discover the area with a short walk around the historic coke ovens, brick factory, and remains of the tunnel entrances. Choose between multiple walking tracks, the Rakaitane track. Your guide will bring you across the bridge where you can enjoy the view of the Arnold River. Spend time down on the lakeshore before you drive around the village taking in the views of the stunning nature.  Enjoy lunch at a restaurant and enjoy your meal while overlooking the views of Lake Brunner. Relax at a warm fire on cooler days...

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Beautiful scenery, awesome guide and great weather. Easy walk.