Contact our friendly team using one of the methods below to arrange your West Coast Wildlife tour. We will be in touch with you very soon!

We are the large green building opposite the Scenic Hotel and right next to Speights Ales House ( The Landings ) on the main road.

Open every day of the year from 8.30 am and on some public holidays. Please phone or email ahead to check !.

Our contact details

The BIG GREEN building next to “The Landings Bar” on the main road

Located in Franz Josef on the West Coast of the South Island – we are very easy to find!

5.5 Hours From Christchurch

1.45 Hours South of Hokitika

From Christchurch International Airport follow the signs to Arthurs Pass and the West Coast. Travel through Hokitika and you will find us just 90 minutes south of Hokitika on the road down to Haast and Queenstown.

If you are travelling North from Queenstown then head for Haast and you will find Franz Josef approximately 120 minutes north from Haast — all very well signposted.

Driving Times

Queenstown to Franz Josef 4 ½ hours 352km
Haast to Franz Josef 2 hours 144km
Nelson to Franz Josef 5 ¾ hours 459km
Christchurch to Franz Josef 4 ¾ hours 379km
Greymouth to Franz Josef 2 hours 173km
Hokitika to Franz Josef 1 ¾ hours 134km

Please note: All driving times are estimates based on average traffic flow using Google Maps.