Haast Pass Lookout Track
Located in Mount Aspiring National Park in the Otago region
IntroductionA short climb through native forest to the bush-line, with a good view of Mount Brewster.
1.5 km return via same track
This well-maintained gravel track climbs 150 m in elevation through beech forest to a viewpoint above the trees with a stunning vista of the Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o Te Moana. Mount Brewster is prominent to the northeast.
For a longer walk, consider combining the Haast Pass Lookout with the Bridle Track (1.5 hr one-way), which starts on the other side of SH6 from the same car park.
The car park is located at the top of Haast Pass/Tioripatea on the Haast Highway (SH6), 80 km north of Wanaka.
The nearest toilet facilities are located at the Cameron Flat Campsite, 10 km south along SH6.
No visitor centre in Makarora
Contact the Awarua/Haast or Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park visitor centres instead.
All drone use must be authorised by DOC
A concession is required to fly a drone on any public conservation land.
|Tititea / Mount Aspiring National Park Visitor Centre|
1 Ballantyne Road
PO Box 93
|Full office details|