Visit The Pounamu Man – New Zealand Greenstone

Greenstone and New Zealand jade are both names for the hard, durable highly valued green stone, traditionally used by New Zealand Māori for making tools, weapons and jewellery. Pounamu is its traditional Māori name. Getting There If you’re traveling South from Cape Foulwind, I recommend a stop at The Pounamu Man in Charleston, a leisurely…

underworld adventures cave rafting and caving west coast nz

New Zealand Cave Glow Worms & Rafting Charleston

Perhaps you missed a visit to Waitomo Caves in the North Island. Never fear, New Zealand Cave Glow Worms can be found on the West Coast as well. Underworld Adventures in Charleston offers a world-class glow-worm and cave rafting experience, which are equal to if not better than our counterparts in the North. Getting There…

Things to see and do Westport New Zealand

Popular Walks, Cycle Trails & Activities in Buller

Westport is the largest service township in the Buller District. It’s often described as the wilderness gateway to the region, with access to an amazing range of outdoor activities and experiences. There’s an eclectic mix of retail shops, craft galleries and food & beverage outlets in the township. Westport also boasts a museum, a theatre…