- Numéro du site:103
- Superficie:11'388 ha
- Date d’inscription:13-08-1976
- Coordonnées:40°32'S 172°54'E
Farewell Spit. 13/08/76; South Island; 11,388 ha; 40°32'S 172°50'E. Nature Reserve; Shorebird Network Site. A 30km long sand spit, and intertidal area, extending at a rate of 15m annually. Exposed to the Tasman Sea on the north and with a dune complex giving way to mudflats on the south. Particularly important as a staging area for shorebirds. Supports several notable plant species as well. Ramsar site no. 103. Most recent RIS information: 1992.
- Inscription légale nationale:
- nature reserve
- Date de dernière publication:01-01-1992