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There’s more to Southland than most people imagine. For a start there’s the stunning Catlins Conservation Park with a huge variety of walks to explore. See the Niagra Falls of New Zealand and a genuine fossil forest.
Seafood aficionados should make the pilgrimage to Bluff in the oyster season. You can’t get them fresher or better than this!
Visit the Southland Museum & Art Gallery where the Tuatara has been successfully bred. Keep an eye out for grumpy Henry who at 110 years old became a first time Dad!
And don’t miss the opportunity for a visit to Stewart Island. People have been known to go for a day and stay for a lifetime! This is nature at its best and living as it was. Oh, and if you can catch a bigger blue cod anywhere else, tell us about it!
Stewart Island is also home to New Zealand’s newest National Park and Great Walk – the Rakiura National Park and Rakiura Track.
The Catlins Farmstay, Hosted Self-catering
Prices from $150 to $180 per couple
They are 22 km South of Balclutha, South Otago - Off Port Molyneux Road.
Guy and Ella have a rural Self-contained Farmstay , with its own entrance. It's quiet and next to native bush. Amazing views! High quality interior with firm kingsize bed in separate bedroom and natural bedding. Modern bathroom with chlorine free good pressure shower. The kitchen is fully equipped.
Phone: 03 4181330
Mobile (and SMS): 0274181177
Address: 131 Cloan Road
Invercargill B&B, Hosted Self-catering
10 minutes drive from Invercargill city centre, 1 min. off State Highway 1
Beersheba Estate is located in a quiet semi-rural location on the outskirts of Invercargill. Hidden from the road the accommodation is surrounded by landscaped gardens and ponds. Our two guest rooms and The Cottage have been created to meet the needs of the discerning traveller.