Walking on Swing Bridge, Mavora Lakes
Mavora Lakes, Northern Southland © Chris Mclennan

What We Do

Visit Southland and Visit Fiordland are the Regional Tourism Organisations for the Southland region - covering Invercargill, Fiordland, Rakiura Stewart Island, The Catlins, Bluff, Gore, Western-Northern- and Central Southland.

The primary responsibility of Visit Southland and Visit Fiordland is to promote Southland and Fiordland to both domestic and international visitors. We work towards encouraging sustainable, year-round visitation through responsive and effective marketing campaigns.

Tools & Resources

Motels in Fiordland with Lake View
ASURE Explorer Motel & Apartments, Te Anau

Fiordland Compendium

Please use the following compendium in your accommodation to promote things to do and events in Fiordland.

Product & event listings

Please keep your product listings on our website up to date with your latest product information, events and special offers. This means that consumers will have current information on your business, and we will too (this is really useful for potential media famil opportunities, articles, and campaigns).

Extranet How To: List Deals/Special Offers

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Southland's Cruise Industry 

Want to get on board with Southland's cruise industry? Here's what you need to know: 

  • Southland's peak season for cruise visitation is from November to March. The cruise schedule developed by the New Zealand Cruise Association will help keep you up to date with when the next cruise will be visiting Southland.   

  • Cruise can provide significant benefits for your business. If you are considering extending your product line for the cruise market, keep in mind these tips on how to develop your product offering
  • Southport, at Bluff, is New Zealand’s southernmost commercial port. Well-known for servicing Southland’s export and import industries, it is also able to connect cruise passengers with a range of shorex options.