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...

  • 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...

  • 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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