The West Coast is a remote, sparsely populated column of land in New Zealand’s South Island, separated from the relative bustle of Canterbury by the Southern Alps. Facing a spectacular but intolerant Tasman Sea, the region was built on blue collar industrialism: mining, forestry, farming and fishing. The 20th century was tough on these trades, […]
New Zealand; Middle Earth; Paradise – whatever you want to call it, the best way to explore NZ is by taking a good old-fashioned road trip. And the ultimate Kiwi road trip takes you from Cape Reinga in the north to Bluff in the south. Note – this isn’t exactly what you’d call the most
Travel to the West Coast of NZ’s South Island via the TranzAlpine Railway, then hire an affordable rental car from Greymouth and explore the scenery and attractions of this unique and wild coastal area at your leisure.