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The New Zealand we all dream of... The New Zealand we all dream of...

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Welcome to Southland

Southland is renowned for its unmatched beauty which provides a natural playground – no matter what your passion. As New Zealand’s ultimate nature and wildlife destination, its dramatic scenery spans pristine rainforests, fertile farmlands and rugged coastlines. With an abundance of hiking trails, cycling routes, fishing spots, classic motors, the world-famous Bluff oyster and the region's iconic cheese roll. Southland has something for you!

It's the New Zealand we all dream of...

Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Welcome to Southland, New Zealand.

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Have you ever marvelled at the sun setting over fiords, tasted bluff oysters fresh from the ocean? Chased waterfalls of wonder in the Catlins? No, then you’re due south!

From foodies to explorers. Whatever you’re into, we’ve got it sorted. We've got 5 curated trails with options ranging from 1,2 or 3 day trips so there’s something for everyone. Visit to choose your Southland experience today, because You’re Due South!

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