Nature treasured. The Haast region is a lost world that is so spectacular and remote UNESCO awarded it the status of being a "World Heritage" area.
From Haast to Jackson Bay there are spectacular beaches, dunes, lakes and wetlands, all with the soaring backdrop of the Southern Alps making it an outdoor enthusiast's playground.
People come here not only for the scenery but also for:
The Haast area is comprised of small settlements including Haast township, Haast Junction and Haast Beach. Local services include a general store, service stations, gallery and gift store, dining and accommodation in Haast.
The Hokitika Gorge is 33kms from Hokitika. The vivid turquoise water surrounded by lush native bush is well worth a visit.
Moana is a town that sits on the edge of Lake Brunner near Greymouth, West Coast.
Experience limestone arches, caves, whiskey coloured rivers and lake and rainforest all within the Kahurangi National Park on the West Coast.
Discover New Zealands most diverse landscape
Home of the famous Pancake Rocks and Blowholes .Get there via the Great Coast Road, one of the Top 10 Coastal Drives in the world!