© Kathleen Shepherd

Find your way around the West Coast of New Zealand and more with some of our recommended links to activities, places, tours and organizations.  


The West Coast offers a myriad of activities as well as access to some of the most diverse and untouched environments in New Zealand.  To help plan your time here, we have provided the following links for more detailed information regarding birds in New Zealand, tours and activities and accommodation. 

For more about:


Birds, Environment and Organizations of New Zealand
 Fiordland Crested Penguin - Tawaki - South Westland NZ  © Paula Sheridan

Department of Conservation (DOC)

 Ornithological Society of New Zealand

Save the Kiwi

Forest and Bird

New Zealand Birds

Birding New Zealand

New Zealand Tourism

 Guided Tours and Activities - Birding

Okarito Nature Tours

 Tui feeding on native flax Okarito  © Paula Sheridan

Okarito Boat Tours

Okarito Kiwi Tours

White Heron Sanctuary Tours

Sails Ashore Boutique Lodge & Tours

 Kiwi Wildlife Tours NZ

Wrybill Tours

Rankers Travel Reviews

Accommodation, Dining and Activities

New Zealand Holiday Homes West Coast

West Coast of the Southern Alps

Okarito Community Association

Glacier Country Tourism