To find Ribbonwood Retreat:
Traveling south from Hokitika or Christchurch: We are exactly 25 kilometres past the township of Whataroa, on the right hand side of the highway.
Traveling north from Queenstown, Wanaka or Haast: Continue on from Franz Josef Glacier village for 5 kilometres, we are on the left hand side of the highway.
Ribbonwood Retreat is two storied, light brown with a blue roof and arched windows.
Look out for the Glacier Flights brown sign and the blue B&B sign beside a large blue letter box on the side of the road.
The Great West Coast Road Rated one of the world's "10 best road trips" by Lonely Planet, cruising the highway between Karamea to Haast is one of the best ways to experience New Zealand's West Coast.
Driving Distances - a guide
Greymouth – Franz Josef [177 km; 2 hr, 20 min]
Franz Josef – Wanaka [287 km; 5 hr, 55 min]
Wanaka – Queenstown [117 km; 1 hr, 50 min]