South Island

Southland

A true blue, quirky mix of heartland and bogan, add a dash of the gay in Gore and gregarious local penguins on lonely beaches.

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Teal Bay to South Coast Route

Fiordland National Park

Teal Bay to South Coast Route

Fiordland National Park

Time: 10 hrs, Distance: 17 kms one way

600 m return | 10 minutes return

Time: 30 minutes return

1 km return | 20 minutes return

The Old Coach Road

Tahakopa Bay

The Old Coach Road

Tahakopa Bay

2 km return | 40 minutes return

Matai falls

1 km return | 30 minutes return

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Dolamore Track

Croydon Bush Scenic Reserve

Dolamore Track

Croydon Bush Scenic Reserve

3 km return | 1 hour return

Time: 1 hr 30 min - 6 hrs depending on route taken

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Victoria Slater

United Kingdom

Curio and Porpoise Bays: We saw fur seals, hectors dolphins, yellow eyed penguins and a petrified tree forest, all for free. Fantastic given that you usually have to pay to see penguins and dolphins elsewhere. Great motorcamp on the cliff above the bays.

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Time: 4 - 6 hr, Distance: 13 km

Time: 30 min return

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AndreaT

Germany

If going by campervan, don't underestimate the distances, eat at The Beach House in Riverton, do the Rob Valley track, have windshield insurance, expect changing weather.

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Hidden Valley route

Croydon Bush Scenic Reserve

Hidden Valley route

Croydon Bush Scenic Reserve

Time: 2 hour loop track

Kilmock Bush

Sandy Point Domain

Kilmock Bush

Sandy Point Domain

2 km return | 40 minutes return