National Parks

Haast World Heritage Area

Directions

About

Read below to see what the Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand UNESCO World Heritage Site has to offer.

More information

Te Wahipounamu - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Westland Tai Poutini, Mount Aspiring along with Mount Cook and Fiordland National Parks make up the internationally recognised South West New Zealand UNESCO World Heritage Area and is a significant national treasure. 

Spectacular landscapes; ancient forests, rocks and animals from Godwanaland times (that's 80 million years!). 

There are also rare plants and animals, including the endangered rowi and Haast tokoeka kiwi,  and the flightless takahe all make their home here.

Find out more on West Coast national parks

For more information on the West Coast National Parks please visit the following Department of Conservation website.

Directions

Haast World Heritage, Haast, West Coast, New Zealand
Get directions

Related Listings

Haast
See & Do
Haast Heli HeliServices.NZ Haast

HeliServices.NZ Haast is a locally based company that offers a truly unique personalised adventure. Come and see us for a true introduction to South Westland.

Learn more
Haast
See & Do
Santana Gifts Haast Santana Knitwear, Honey & Gifts

Situated in Haast Township this is the place to visit for a huge range of possum merino products.

Learn more
Haast
Towns, Places & Info centres
Haast Valley Haast township

The Haast area is comprised of small settlements including Haast township, Haast Junction and Haast Beach.

Learn more
Haast
Accommodation
Haast Lodge Haast Lodge

Park up, relax and put away the keys for the day. We are the only park in the Haast area within easy walking distance (200m) to playground, souvenir shops and restaurant.

$25 - $35
Learn more
Haast
See & Do
Haast river safari Haast River Safari

We offer visitors a rare opportunity to experience the untouched natural beauty of Te Wāhipounamu - World Heritage Area, while traveling in one of our custom designed fully enclosed jet boats.

Learn more
Haast
See & Do
Greenstone Helicopters Greenstone Helicopters

South Westland's wild and undisturbed landscape is deemed to have natural and cultural features of such world significance, it is now protected in the 2.6 million hectare, South Westland World Heritage Area.

Learn more