Haast, named after a pioneer geologist, attracts bird-watchers.  The United Nations identifies the region's wildlife, mountains, and lakes as a World Heritage Area.

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 A tourist at Haast River and Roaring Billy waterfalls - Mt. Aspiring National Park, West Coast  Tourism West Coast

 Hotel Room Inside Accommodation   © Dan Harrelson via Flickr



Accommodation in this area includes a selection of affordable hotels and motels, quirky backpacker hostels and cosy holiday homes or B&Bs. 

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 Hiking, Tramping, Walking Activitiy  © GuideGunnar via Flickr



Browse through the diverse range of activities on offer in this beautiful area. There are many to choose from, find your favourite!  

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What to do in Haast

  • Relax in the natural beauty of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area
  • Cruise the picturesque road to Jackson's Bay
  • Spot native birds in the surrounding bush
  • Embark on an adventure at nearby Makarora
  • See fur seals and penguins along the remote coastline

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