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* '''Heliventures''', [http://www.heliventures.co.nz/].  Many different packages are offering, some combining a flight with boat trips.  You can take to the air for a variety of different reasons, including:
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** '''Scenic Flights'''.  See the Mataketake Range, the Lost Valley, Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound, or Mount Cook and the glaciers.  Flights range from 20 minutes to 2 hours and pricing is from NZ$170 to NZ$695.  Custom tailored flights are available.
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** '''Hunting & Fishing'''.  Hire one of their guides and fly into some of the most remote areas for the best sporting.  Prices vary depending on location, passengers and other needs.
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** '''Kayaking/Rafting'''.  Take your kayak to the Landsborough or the Waiatoto River for NZ$250 per person.  (Minimum 4 people).  Rafting trips must be prearranged.  It is a three day trip for $1195 per person.
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** '''Jetboating'''.  Connect up with Haast River Safari or the Waiatoto River Safari crews to take your experience even further.
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** '''Photography'''.  Custom flights for photographers, filmmakers or artists.  Pricing from $1300-$1700 per flying hour.
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* '''River Safaris''', ''64 03'' 750 0101, 0800 865 382, [http://www.jetboat.com/safari/]. 
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** '''Haast River''', [http://www.haastriver.co.nz/]. Hour and a half trip in the Haast River Valley departing at 9am and 2pm daily.  Adult NZ$110, Child (5-12yrs) NZ$50.
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** '''Waiatoto Jetboat Safari'''.  The first and only sea to mountain river safari in the world.  Five hour round trip including an opportunity for a short walk.  Departing 9am, 12pm, 3pm.  Adult NZ$109, Child NZ$69.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==

Revision as of 18:41, 14 October 2005

Haast is a small town on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

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  • Heliventures, [1]. Many different packages are offering, some combining a flight with boat trips. You can take to the air for a variety of different reasons, including:
    • Scenic Flights. See the Mataketake Range, the Lost Valley, Mount Aspiring, Milford Sound, or Mount Cook and the glaciers. Flights range from 20 minutes to 2 hours and pricing is from NZ$170 to NZ$695. Custom tailored flights are available.
    • Hunting & Fishing. Hire one of their guides and fly into some of the most remote areas for the best sporting. Prices vary depending on location, passengers and other needs.
    • Kayaking/Rafting. Take your kayak to the Landsborough or the Waiatoto River for NZ$250 per person. (Minimum 4 people). Rafting trips must be prearranged. It is a three day trip for $1195 per person.
    • Jetboating. Connect up with Haast River Safari or the Waiatoto River Safari crews to take your experience even further.
    • Photography. Custom flights for photographers, filmmakers or artists. Pricing from $1300-$1700 per flying hour.
  • River Safaris, 64 03 750 0101, 0800 865 382, [2].
    • Haast River, [3]. Hour and a half trip in the Haast River Valley departing at 9am and 2pm daily. Adult NZ$110, Child (5-12yrs) NZ$50.
    • Waiatoto Jetboat Safari. The first and only sea to mountain river safari in the world. Five hour round trip including an opportunity for a short walk. Departing 9am, 12pm, 3pm. Adult NZ$109, Child NZ$69.

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Eat

  • Cafe Bar, located at the Haast World Heritage Hotel. Open daily. During the summer a buffet dinner starts at 6pm daily.

Drink

Sleep

  • Haast World Heritage Hotel, State Highway 6 and Jackson Bay Road, '64 03 750 0828, 0800 502 444, [4]. 54 ensuite rooms as well as backpacker share units. Remodeling is underway in an effort to upgrade the quality of the hotel. NZ$30 - NZ$199.

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