Hump Ridge Track - Southland, New Zealand
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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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Southland's Underwater World

Southland is known for its stunning landscapes, but beneath the surface lies an entirely different paradise waiting for your. Discover a world of wonder, mystery, and unparalleled beauty under the waves. From its rugged coastline to its stunning marine biodiversity, the underwater realm of Southland…

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Autumn in Southland

Discover autumn in Murihiku Southland, one of the best times to visit. March to May Temperatures between 10°C and 20°C The crisp air whispers change, the days grow shorter, and a kaleidoscope of colours paints the landscape - autumn has arrived in Southland, and it's nothing short of breathtaking…

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Spring in Southland

Spring offers green valleys, snowy mountains and longer, warmer days. September to November Temperatures between 10°C and 20°C Spring has sprung in Southland, and the entire region bursts with life! Gone are the crisp days of winter, replaced by a gentle warmth that coaxes nature out of its slumber…

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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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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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Street Art in Bluff

Talented artists from Southland Sea Spray have transformed some of Bluff's oldest buildings by creating vibrant and colourful murals; some are on walls that at 100 years old! The artwork is made by Kiwis, and their scale is impressive, with some of the murals being 40 metres long and 8 metres high…

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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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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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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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