NOW BOOKING - The West Coast Wilderness Trail


Trail Journeys Nelson now offers our premium service on the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  As an official partner of this trail we can organise everything you'll need to experience an unforgettable trip.  Contact us for more information.

For a West Coast experience like no other, with easy cycling, this trip should be on your bucket list! 

One of the premier Nga Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trail Great Rides, this 132km trail is rated Grade 2 Easy, for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the trail. Immerse yourself in the full four day experience with this amazing self-guided package that Trail Journeys offer, passing through the towns of, Ross, Hokitika, Kumara and Greymouth.

The trail showcases some of the most outstanding scenery on the South Island’s West Coast with a diversity of landscapes second to none.  Journey in the footsteps of the pioneers as the trail takes you past vast driftwood strewn beaches, virgin rain forests, snow-capped mountains, pristine rivers, lakes and wetlands, and scenic reserves home to special flora and fauna.

You will pass through historic gold mining sites, along early bush tram tracks and over former railway bridges. Enjoy some classic West Coast hospitality, visitor attractions, cafés, accommodation and shopping along the way.

Flanked by the stunning panoramas of the Southern Alps to the east and the Tasman Sea to the West, the West Coast Wilderness Trail is a unique and memorable experience.

NB: To be cost effective, this tour is suitable for groups of six or more, departing from Nelson. For smaller groups we recommend contacting us, as there are different options available. Contact us for a detailed itinerary.

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