Hump Ridge Track - Southland, New Zealand
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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 Inland Views in Southland

Go inland Southland and get up high. Southland from about the skyline offers some spectacular rural scenic views. Poppelwells lookout in Dolamore Park provides amazing views of the Southland Plains and on a clear day you can even see Stewart Island/ Rakiura. Forest Hill Scenic Reserve is a valuable…

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Top 10 Most Instagrammable Spots in Southland

Being the second largest region in New Zealand means there are plenty of instagrammable or Instagram-worthy spots in Southland that are just waiting to be captured and hashtagged with #mysouthland and #southlandnz Here are our top 10 most Instagrammable spots in Southland. If you think you have…

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Best Lookout Spots in Southland

Southland has a diverse landscape with its rugged cliff beaches in the Catlins to the lush native forests in Western Southland. Whether you are after incredible vistas of beaches, wildlife, mountains or National Parks, stopping at one of our lookout spots will only enhance your view of Southland…

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Free Things to do in Southland

For a region famous for its dramatic landscapes, it is not hard to find many free things to see and do. So, if you feel a little adventurous but frugal, we’ve got you covered. Usually, we recommend starting the day with freshly made coffee from one of Southland's amazing cafes. Still, today is about…

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