Hapuka Estuary Trail

Hapuka Estuary Trail


3 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

12 Haast

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Time: 20 minutes round trip

Grade easy
Features Kowhai trees, birdlife, views of Open Bay Islands Tumaka and Popotai


Feature Value Info


DOC West Coast

Central government organisation


South IslandWest CoastHaast


  • Walking
  • Free


Dianne van der Wal's avatar

Dianne van der Wal

Ranking: 7/10

Nice stroll, but not many birds.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Very nice short walk. Kids loved it, didn't complain at all.

Reviewed over 12 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Anji Sprinks

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A simple 20 minute trail, where we managed to spend 1.5 hours marvelling at plant and birdlife. 'A small slice of heaven' (even in the rain).

Reviewed over 12 years ago and experienced in April 2009

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick

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