The best 4wd track in New Zealand? Quite possibly! We explore the old gold mining settlement of Macetown before heading up the West Coast, stopping in at some awesome spots then onto the Braeburn Range and up Porika Road before heading up to Picton to catch the ferry back to Wellington.
If water crossing are your jam don't miss Macetown with it's 20 something river crossings each way. Explore the abandoned gold mining town and the rich history of the area.
A viewpoint with amazing views out over Queenstown
A easy gravel road up through Paradise. Enjoy the mind blowing views of the mountains and ancient forests as you cruise through. Should be doable by any vehicle.
Awesome little waterfall just off the side of the Haast Pass!
An easily accessible campsite. You can boat, fish for trout or swim in Lake Mapourika.
A uniquely West Coast experience, this short walk takes you out to the blowholes and pancake rocks.
Cape Foulwind is a prominent headland on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island, overlooking the Tasman Sea. It is located ten kilometres west of the town of Westport.
A simple gravel road that cuts through the hills. Join it up with Porika Road to create a longer track.
Skip the highway and get an amazing view out over Lake Rotoroa as you descend the steep hill down. Be careful in the wet, it's pretty steep!