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Easter in Southland

Easter is the perfect time to take a short break away with family and friends and experience all Southland has to offer. With Southland Anniversary Day also tacked onto Easter, this is the perfect time to enjoy the fantastic destinations located in the region. No matter your holiday length…

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Top Southland Autumn Experiences

Autumn may be one of the best times of the year to visit Southland. With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer, Autumn is the perfect time to get out and experience our Southland nightlife. Our small brown Kiwi and Southern Light nightlife experiences to be exact. If daytime is your…

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Fishing in Southland

Southland is an angler's dream, with easy public access and plenty of fish in the rivers and lakes. Fishermen (and women) travel far and wide to fish the beautiful Southland rivers for world-class trout. The environment here allows you to put your skills to the test as you enjoy magnificent mountain…

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The Captivating Catlins

The Catlins is a road-trippers dream, with winding roads weaving together a rolling symphony of picture-perfect landscapes, blue sea waters bordered by towering cliffs and stretches of golden-sand beaches and bays. As you stare out at the Hector's dolphins leaping from the water and seals lazing on…

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Savour the South

As New Zealand’s ultimate nature and wildlife destination, Southland’s scenery spans lush rainforests, fertile farmlands, and rugged coastlines. Surrounded by ocean and pasture, it really is the land of plenty, the ultimate Surf‘n’Turf destination, if you will. Enjoy succulent kaimoana, like the…

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Stars Above Southland

Breathe in and feel the exhilaration grow as your eyes adjust to the darkness. Above you an endless canvas of stars is splattered across the sky as your Southland stargazing experience bursts into full celestial bloom. You might even get a front row seat for the greatest natural light show on Earth…

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Further into Fiordland

Have you ever dreamt of exploring Fiordland? Take a Milford Road trip through Fiordland National Park, wander along the Piopiotahi Milford Sound foreshore, and admire Rahotu mitre peak's spectacular views. Have you considered basing yourself in Te Anau and taking day trips full of adventure or…

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Dog Friendly Walks

Southland is the perfect place for short walks, day hikes, or multi-day tramps. Some tracks also allow dog access, so check out these dog friendly tracks around Southland. From beach, waterfall, and forest tracks, you'll be sure to find a trail to suit you and your furry friend! Invercargill & Bluff…

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Top Southland Summer Experiences

With long sunny days, a diverse landscape, great food and drink and plenty of outdoor activities, Southland is the perfect summer destination. Home to five of New Zealand's Great Walks, two multiday cycle trails, a multitude of summer events and the best driving route in New Zealand, you are spoilt…

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A guide to New Zealand Coffee

Need some help deciding what coffee to get while you're travelling around Southland and New Zealand, check out this handy guide! Short black: basis for all coffee styles, espresso is full-flavoured, fragrant, with a velvety body and lingering after-taste; single serving in a demi-tasse (small…

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