Hump Ridge Track - Southland, New Zealand
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Foveaux Blue Cod

Once you've had a taste of Foveaux Blue Cod, you'll be hooked for life! Picture this: golden, crispy batter giving way to succulent, flaky blue cod, bursting with oceanic flavours that transport your taste buds to the deep blue sea. With a sprinkle of lemon and a dollop of tartar sauce, every bit is…

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Fiordland Venison

If you're on the hunt for a dining experience that's as wild as the rugged Murihiku Southland landscapes, look no further than Fiordland Venison. These succulent cuts of meat are renowned for their unrivalled tenderness and rich flavours, delivering a true taste of New Zealand's untamed…

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Whitebait

Southland is a haven for whitebait enthusiasts, both locals and visitors alike. As you journey through scenic rural Southland, keep an eye out for the charming "whitebait huts" dotting the region. Whitebait is no ordinary fish; here in New Zealand, it's a special term for five galaxiid species…

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Winter in Southland

Winter in Southland should be your choice of season to visit. June to August Temperatures between 10°C and 0°C As the seasons shift, days get shorter, and a crisp chill fills the air. Murihiku Southland transforms. Unlike other parts of the country that experience mild winters, Southland…

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Swedes

Forget what you heard about Swedes! This is no ordinary root vegetable just for farm animals. We're talking about a veggie that'll rock your taste buds. Now, why's it so good? Creamy, sweet, and earthy flavours all together in one. You can mash it with some butter and herbs, roast it to perfection…

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Eat Your Way Around The World in Invercargill

With all its different landscapes and sceneries, driving through Southland can make you feel like you're in another country with every corner you turn. But did you know you can also get a taste of multicultural flavours in Invercargill? With so many cafes and restaurants, this town offers…

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Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a continuous 3,000km walking track from Cape Reinga in the north of New Zealand to Bluff in the south. It's known to be one of the world's diverse long walks. The track starts and finishes on the edges of New Zealand's seas and will take you past beaches, volcanoes, mountains, rivers…

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Breakfast Spots in Invercargill

Whether you are a local looking for your morning coffee fix or a traveller in search of a hearty breakfast before exploring the city's and region's attractions, Invercargill has plenty of options to choose from, ensuring that everyone can start their day off on the right foot. To put it simply…

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Street Art in Southland

Are you ready for a colourful adventure in Southland? You're in luck because the region is teeming with stunning street art waiting to be discovered. The talented artists of South Sea Spray have travelled far and wide to infuse the towns with their creative magic, leaving behind some of the most…

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Quirky Spots in Southland

If you love exploring the quirky, unique, unusual and unexpected, we know where to go! Some places may not be mentioned in the big travel guides, but that doesn't mean they're not worth a visit! These hidden gems offer unexpected fun for the whole family. Here are some of Southland's most wacky and…

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