Nature and conservation
This ancient kahikatea swamp forest is one of the best examples of swamp forest that you will come across.
Enjoy scenic views, and the ancient forest of tall kahikatea. It's well worth stopping at Ship Creek on your journey along the West Coast.
These walks are signposted off SH6 as you head north from Haast to Lake Paringa.
- Monro Beach is near Lake Moeraki, 30 km north of Haast.
- Ship Creek Tauparikaka is 20 km north of Haast.