Southland

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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Fortrose

Boat Harbour Rd

Fortrose township - freedom camping area

Boat Harbour Rd

Fortrose township - freedom camping area

Freedom camping for self-contained campers in Fortrose

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Seals at Surat Bay

Surat Bay

Seal Watching

Surat Bay

Seal Watching

Time: 10 - 20 minute walk to view large Sea Lions

Backpackers units available, Camper Vans Tents welcome,Camping between Kakapoint and Owaka for $10.pp FREE wireless internet

Catlins Surf

Surf School and Hire

Catlins Surf

Surf School and Hire

York Road, Riversdale

Overnight Campervan Parking

York Road, Riversdale

Overnight Campervan Parking

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Time: 45 minute round trip

Estury Boardwalk

Time: 15 - 30 min return depending on walk taken

Thicket Burn Camping Ground

Time: 15 minutes return

Nugget Point / Tokata

Roaring Bay Penguin Hide and Walk

Nugget Point / Tokata

Roaring Bay Penguin Hide and Walk

500 m return | 20 minutes return

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Becca1

United Kingdom

South of South Island, Southern Coastal Drive: Great drive, lots of lookouts, walks, views, great sight seeing, nice to see the real New Zealand, e.g. towns not commercialised for tourists. Starts at Owaka.

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Waikawa Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikawa Recreation Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Waikawa Recreation Reserve is A-OK for overnight free-camping

Time: 5 hrs one way, Distance: 8km

Monkey Island, Orepuki

Overnight Campervan Parking and Walk

Monkey Island, Orepuki

Overnight Campervan Parking and Walk

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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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Toko Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Toko Mouth

Overnight Campervan Parking

Welcome to Beach Road Holiday Park, Invercargill

The track along the coast to the blowhole.

3 km return | 1 hour return

Slope Point is the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand

Entrance to Cathedral Caves

Cathedral Caves Walk

Waipati Beach Scenic Reserve

Cathedral Caves Walk

Waipati Beach Scenic Reserve

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

Welcome to Invercargill Top 10 Holiday Park