So you need more convincing to visit the West Coast? Well here are 10 fantastic activities to enjoy over on the wild west that will definitely help with your decision!
#1 Lake Matheson - this lake offers amazing mirror images of the mountains in the background - truly spectacular!
#2 Across Country Quad Bikes - add some adventure with this awesome outdoor activity.
#3 West Coast Treetop Walk & Cafe - walk among the treetops of some New Zealand native forestry.
#4 Heli-Hike - enjoy a hike up one of the awe inspiring glaciers on the West Coast.
#5 Glacier Heli Flight - land on one of the local glaciers for that fantastic photo opportunity.
#6 Glacier Hot Pools - relax surrounded by native rain forest.
#7 Okarito Boat Tours - a tour for bird lovers and photographers - learn about the nesting area for Kotuku (White Heron)
#8 Amazing Walks - walk at night for glow worm sightings or during the day to appreciate the beauty of the local rain forest.
#9 Sky Diving - need an Adrenalin rush? Jump out of a plane and take in some of the best views in New Zealand.
#10 Jet Boat Safaris - take an exciting jet coat ride up one of the local rivers and learn about the formation and history of the surrounding land.