West Coast Warnings and Dangers

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West Coast Warnings and Dangers

  • Don't get too close to glacier - it...

    Some time ago (mid Feb. 2007) we had a big story on TV and in the newspapers about incredibly stupid tourists at the glaciers. As many others they had climbed over the ropes which should keep you out of the danger zone, and ignored the warning sign, and then they walked directly to the terminal face of Franz Josef glacier, one even going into the...

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  • Have a sleep or a break

    As we had to rescue two parties within 24 hours when driving on the West Coast I think it is adequate to give a special warning to drivers about the special dangers on the West Coast. The first thing is that you should not drive too far without sleep or a break. Many people who travel north start in Wanaka or even Queenstown, make a glacier walk in...

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  • Next Fuel Stop 120km

    Remember to fill up your gas / petrol tank before leaving Westport, heading to Greymouth. This is the last fuel stop... you don't want to get stuck in the middle of nowhere calling for help. It'll take a long long time!!

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West Coast Hotels

  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat

    State Highwy 6, Franz Josef, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • The Westhaven

    The staff was very friendly and helpful! The rooms were big, comfortable, and clean with a good...

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  • Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

    State Highway 6, 30 km north of Haast, Lake Moeraki, South Island, 7842, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Gables Motor Lodge

    Greymouth, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Punakaiki Rocks Resort

    State Highway 6, PO Box 27, Punakaiki, South Island, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Buller Bridge Motel Westport

    I've stayed here a couple of times and both times it has been an easy job booking and getting myself...

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  • Aspiring Court Motel Haast

    Marks Road, Haast, South Westland, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • 58 On Cron Motel

    58 Cron Street, Franz Josef, 7952, New Zealand

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Fox Glacier TOP 10 Holiday Park

    Only a couple minutes down the road from the main junction, where the Fox Hotel is, there are a...

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Top West Coast Hotels

Greymouth Hotels
37 Reviews - 86 Photos
Fox Glacier Hotels
83 Reviews - 370 Photos
Hokitika Hotels
76 Reviews - 199 Photos
Punakaiki Hotels
24 Reviews - 91 Photos
Westport Hotels
30 Reviews - 50 Photos
Haast Hotels
27 Reviews - 70 Photos
Franz Josef Glacier Hotels
129 Reviews - 409 Photos

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