Haast Pass

The Haast Pass / Tioripatea Highway is a scenic 140-kilometre road that links Wanaka in Central Otago with Haast on the West Coast. Haast Pass, an altitude of 563 metres is the lowest pass in the Southern Alps / Kä Tiritiri o te Moana, and rarely closed by bad weather. The mountains of Mount Aspiring National Park provide a spectacular backdrop for much of the way