Views of Mt Aspiring National Park from Haast Beach

We have put together a list of exciting activities and eateries for you to enjoy in the Haast area.

Take a jet boat ride up one of the spectacular river valleys or enjoy a leisurely drive to historic Jackson Bay and have a delicious meal at the Cray Pot.

Waiatoto River Safari

A 2.25 hour trip up the spectacular Waiatoto River. Caters to smaller groups.

Voted one of the top boat tours in New Zealand by Lonely Planet.

For info: 0800 538 723 or visit www.riversafaris.co.nz

Haast River Safaris

This river tour takes you along the main Haast River in a covered boat, a perfect activity in both rain and shine! A 1.5-hour tour perfect for all ages.

For info: 0800 865 382 or visit haastriver.co.nz

Haast Heliservices

Make the most of your New Zealand holiday and take a flight with this locally operated company into our awesome UNESCO World Heritage National Park.

The Haast wilderness is spectacular and you will not regret taking the opportunity for an aerial view of a place most travellers simply do not get to see.

Phone: 00 7500 111
www.heliservices.nz/haast

Local eateries

The Frontier Bar (Haast Heritage Hotel)

The Frontier Bar and Restaurant offers local West Coast cuisine with a pool table and roaring open fire.  They offer a courtesy coach service to and from our motel.  We are happy to help to arrange this for you.

Hard Antler Bar & Restaurant

Grab a beer and some great pub food in a true West Coast bar. They offer a courtesy coach service to and from our motel.  We are happy to arrange this for you.

The Craypot (Jackson Bay)

As recommended by Lonely Planet, The Craypot is situated at the far end of the Jackson Bay Road.

Dayna and Nicole serve great fish and chips and other meals, or just order a coffee and contemplate comings and goings of the tranquil bay.

Hours vary seasonally – ask at reception and we can ring and check for you.

Local Haast walks