South Island

Things to Do and Sights to See in The Catlins Tucked away in the bottom corner of the South Island is a place of amazing rock formations and a mecca for marine wildlife. The Catlins is a coastal regio
What to Do in Balclutha: The Big River Town Welcome to Balclutha! This is the main hub of the South Otago region and gateway to the breathtaking Catlins Coast. The town is known as the “Big Rive
What to Do in Tapanui: South Otago’s Friendly Rural Town Located in the Tapanui Crater, an impact that is believed to have occurred in 1200CE, Tapanui is a town worth exploring for stunning land
What to Do in Milton: “The Town of Opportunities” When leaving or entering The Catlins from the north, you’ll struggle to miss the Milton town sign welcoming you to “the town o
What to Do in Lawrence: Gold and Bike Country Lawrence is a popular little town in the South Otago region for two main reasons: gold and cycling. Both of these come together on the acclaimed Clutha Go
A Travel Guide to The Catlins As one of the few remaining areas of New Zealand where Mother Nature reigns supreme, The Catlins is the final frontier of a South Island road trip. Wild coastal forest sp
Plan a Family Trip to The Catlins One of the greatest yet most underrated road trips for families in New Zealand, The Catlins is the coastline that spans from Balclutha in Otago to Fortrose in Southla
Plan a Romantic Getaway, Anniversary or Honeymoon to The Catlins Escape the tourist trail and connect with nature (and one another) on a romantic getaway to The Catlins. Whether you’re looking f