West Coast | West Coast Photography Tour
6 Nights / 7 Days : Mon 4 - Sun 10 August 2025
Arthurs Pass | Punakaiki | Franz Joseph | Fox Glacier | Haast
Tour starts in Christchurch and finishes in Queenstown.
Experience the best of the West Coast on this West Coast photography tour as we explore this rugged and amazing region. Famed for it’s ruggedness and untamed natural beauty this is a region tailor made for an epic photography tour.
Join us on an amazing journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the West Coast tailor-made for photography enthusiasts. On this journey we will explore and photograph the famed rugged coastline, lush untouched forest, stunning lakes, wild waterfalls and stunning natural pools.
The West Coast is a special region for landscape photography and we have curated this photography tour to ensure you capture the best of it.
The stunning scenery of the West Coast of the South Island is famous the world over and we get you to the best of it on this amazing West Coast photography tour.
You will be guided by landscape photographer Richard Hume, who has travelled these parts many times and knows where to head off the beaten track, uncovering hidden gems as well as capturing the iconic shots this region is known for. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure, where your passion for photography meets the unparalleled wonders of the West Coast.
Our West Coast Photography Tour is an immersive hands on experience where you will be putting your newly acquired knowledge to use in-the-field. We believe in giving you sound knowledge and developing new skills in landscape photography, and then putting these to practice in some of the best landscapes in the world.
We have well planned and exciting schedules gained from many years’ experience photographing in these locations. However we are also big believers in allowing for flexibility in our schedule - especially to allow for changing weather conditions and dramatic light. We have learnt that sometimes the best photographs are captured when you ‘follow the light’.
Some highlights on the West Coast Photography Tour :
- Arthurs Pass Alpine wilderness
- Pancake rocks at Punakaiki
- Amazing formations on Punakaiki coastline
- Pororari River
- Rugged Gillespies Beach
- Magic hour photographing Lake Matheson
- Okarito Lagoon
- Rainforests and rivers of the West Coast
- Haast region wilderness