North Island's West Coast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in North Island's West Coast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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New Plymouth 9

Waitomo 9

Palmerston North 6

Wanganui 6

The Whanganui River and Whanganui National Park 5

Cambridge 4

Hawera 2

Stratford 2

Sugar Loaf Islands 1

Raglan 1

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Arts/ Performance Venue 1

Beach–Sight 3

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 1

Cave 5

Farm/ Ranch 1

Garden/ Arboretum 2

Information Center 1

Museum/ Gallery 7

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 3

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Park/ Playground 1

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 1

Scenic Drive/ Tour 4

Store/ Shop/ Mall 2

Tour–Sight 7

Town/ Village 1

Trail/ Path 1

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 1

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For a taste of authentic, farming New Zealand and a rural town alive with arts, culture, and community quality, take a side trip to the...

Manawatu Gorge Experience Jet

  • Tour–Sight

Few rivers cut right through a mountain range, as does the Manawatu. It scythes a deep, forest-lined gorge through the North Island divide,...

New Zealand Rugby Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The only one of its kind in the country, this museum is worth a visit whether or not you're a rugby fan, since it offers insights into...

Pohangina Valley Estate

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

On a working farm nestled beneath the Ruahine Ranges, 30 minutes from Palmerston North, this young winery (first vintage 2004) and olive...

Te Apiti Wind Farm

  • Farm/Ranch

One of the largest wind farms in the Southern Hemisphere makes a dramatic sight on the ranges that overlook Palmerston North, and a drive...

Te Manawa

  • Museum/Gallery

This distinctive complex is divided into three sections that weave together the region's art, science, and history, including natural...