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New Zealand's South Island - The West Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the The West Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island guidebook.
The West Coast is like nowhere else in New Zealand. Travellers tend to tick off the ‘must see’ sights of Punakaiki and Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, but sights such as Oparara Basin and Okarito Lagoon will equally amaze.
- explore the Oparara Basin’s limestone forms and forest
- get wet ’n’ wild on the mighty Buller River
- delve into the West Coast’s glittering past at Reefton
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Buller Region, Murchison & Buller Gorge, Reefton, Westport & around, Karamea & around, The Great Coast Road, Westport, Punakaiki & Paparoa National Park, Greymouth Region, Greymouth, Blackball, Lake Brunner, Kumara, Westland, Hokitika, Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Haast Region, Haast, Haast Pass Highway.
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