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Haast

Country
New Zealand
State
New Zealand (General)
City
Haast
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

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Places to Visit
How to Reach

BY Car

State Highway 6. SH6 runs right through Haast, and more specifically Haast Junction, so access from Wanaka in the east or from Fox Glacier, Franz Josef Glacier, Hokitika, Greymouth in the north is very easy. SH6 oftens offers beautiful vistas of the Tasman Sea and travels through rainforests.

Key places to visit
Heliventures, Scenic Flights, Thunder Creek Falls, Hunting & Fishing, Waiatoto Jetboat Safari


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Places to Visit

Heliventures, Many different packages are offering, some combining a flight with boat trips. You can take to the air for a variety of different reasons, including:

Scenic Flights. See the Mataketake Range, the Lost Valley, Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound, or Mount Cook and the glaciers. Flights range from 20 minutes to 2 hours and pricing is Custom tailored flights are available.

Thunder Creek Falls. A quick and easy walk from the carpark on State Highway 6 to see an amazing 90 foot (28m) waterfall. Catch this waterfall along with several others as you drive into or away from Haast.

Hunting & Fishing. Hire one of their guides and fly into some of the most remote areas for the best sporting. Prices vary depending on location, passengers and other needs.

Waiatoto Jetboat Safari,64 03 750 0780, 0800 538 723. The first and only sea to mountain river safari in the world. Five hour round trip including an opportunity for a short walk. Departing 10am, 1pm, 4pm.

Right Time to Visit

January - March
October - December

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