Southland has a huge amount to see and do, with activities and natural attractions to suit every taste, itinerary, and budget.
Tramping, mountain biking, fishing, jet boating, kayaking, surfing, diving, horse trekking, 4-wheel driving, wildlife spotting, and even shark diving, are just some of the awesome things you can experience in Southland!
Scenic and informative tours, cruises, flights, and charters are great ways to explore the region and an abundance of amazing museums, vintage displays, galleries, and heritage trails provide engaging opportunities to learn more about the history and culture of the area.
Southland encompasses two national parks; Fiordland National Park and Rakiura National Park, and four of New Zealand’s Great Walks; the Milford Track, the Routeburn Track, the Kepler Track and the Rakiura Track. Stunning natural attractions can be found all over the region, from lakes, sounds, rivers, waterfalls, and bays, to caves, forests, scenic reserves, and gardens.
So bring your camera and start discovering!