Discover Murihiku Southland, a coastal paradise stretching over 30,000 km! Unleash your adventure spirit with endless activities and attractions. From exploring Invercargill's vibrant hub to immersing yourself in the unique charm of local communities, every corner is waiting to be explored.

Experience the legendary manaakitanga the South is famous for, as friendly locals guide you to excellent eateries, cosy accommodations, and unforgettable sights. Get ready for an epic Southland journey like no other!

Roadtrip Ideas

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Tour the Southern Scenic Route

4 Days

667 km


All roads lead to paradise, and in this case it certainly looks like paradise. The Southern Scenic Route has been ranked as one of the top 10 touring routes of the world, and for good reason.

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Farm Animals - Southland, New Zealand
Air New Zealand


Known for its warm ‘small community’ feel, rural Southland is famous for genuine…

Mirror Lakes - Fiordland
Stargazing at Mirror Lakes, Fiordland


The Southland region is known for amazing views with its seemingly endless daytime sky that turns…

Bill Richardson Transport World
Bill Richardson Transport World

People of the South

What makes Southland special? It's the People! Meet some local characters who embody the essence of a Southlander, listen to their tales about our special place.  

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Jeremy Pierce

Southland Facts

From Instant Coffee to the Southernmost Starbucks in the world! Find out more fun and interesting facts about Southland