Upper South Island and the West Coast Sights

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

Browse Sights

View All 68

(68 out of 68 results)

Fodor's Choice


View All 76

Blenheim 17

Nearby Nelson 9

Picton 8

Nelson 8

Hokitika 8

Greymouth 5

Westland/ Tai Poutini National Park 3

Murchison 3

Karamea 3

Kaikoura 3

Golden Bay and Takaka 2

Abel Tasman National Park 2

Motueka 2

Nelson Lakes National Park 1

Westport 1

Havelock 1

Show More +

View All 76

Beach–Sight 4

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 4

Building/ Architectural Site 1

Cave 1

Festival–Sight 2

Forest 4

Garden/ Arboretum 4

Geological Site 2

Historic District/ Site 1

House/ Mansion/ Villa 2

Local Interest–Sight 3

Mine 1

Museum Village 1

Museum/ Gallery 15

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 4

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 5

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 1

Restaurant–Sight 1

Scenic Drive/ Tour 5

Spa–Sight 1

Sports–Sight 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 13

Tour–Sight 1

Town/ Village 1

Trail/ Path 3

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 4

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 19

Show More +
Best For

View All 11

Family 5

Historical 1

Upper South Island and the West Coast Sights

Showing 68 out of 68 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

Waimea Estates

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

One of the largest and oldest Nelson wineries has been creating award-winning wines since 1997. The range includes Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay...

Wairau River Wines

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Phil and Chris Rose were among the first contract grape growers in Marlborough. Now they produce award-winning Sauvignon Blanc and a...

Wakefield Quay

  • Geological Site

The waterfront area along the quay has been developing steadily for the past few years, and now has several cafés, along with a promenade...

West Coast Treetop Walk and Cafe

  • Forest

Imagine being like a bird, able to wander the treetops of the ancient trees in the West Coast rain forest. Now you can, on this 1,500-foot...

Westland Greenstone

  • Store/Shop/Mall

Westland Greenstone is a long-established gallery, in business since 1962. There is an interesting walk-through workshop where you can...

Westland/Tai Poutini National Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Some wonderful walks follow the glacial valleys, bringing you to viewpoints within 500 feet or so of the glaciers. Topping the list,...

Wildfoods Festival

  • Festival–Sight

This annual event celebrates bush tucker (food from the bush) from the West Coast's natural food sources. Bite into such delectables...

Wither Hills Winery & Restaurant

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

At this impressive complex of river rock, tile, concrete, and wood, fronted by dramatic plantings, the three-story tower gives a commanding...

World of WearableArt & Classic Car Museum (WOW)

  • Museum/Gallery

Wacky and wonderful, this museum displays garments from the World of WearableArt Awards Show, an event pioneered in Nelson but now presented...

Yealands Estate

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Peter Yealand has a vision as big as his vineyards. Sustainability is an absolute priority, and he has offset all greenhouse gas emissions...


Book A Trip



  • CARS