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Southland Travel Planning
Facts about Southland with location information
Southland's tranquil waterways attract fly fishing enthusiasts in search of brown trout. The pristine southern rainforest provides the perfect location for day walks and longer overnight hiking. From Bluff, visitors can catch a ferry to Stewart Island which is a haven for native bird life and the only place in New Zealand where you may observe a kiwi in their natural habitat.
The Catlins Coast
Winding between Fortrose and Kaka Point, the Catlins Coast will entrall the traveller with it's wildlife, beautiful waterfalls and rustic, farmland scenery. Beaches, forest walks and Southern hospitality will capture your heart.
Park in the city
Invercargill is built around beautiful Queens Park - 80 hectares of gardens, wildlife and sporting fun. As well as an 18-hole golf course, the park has animal enclosures, a bird aviary, play areas and the Southland Museum.
Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island
Stewart Island is an ecological wonderland. City noises are replaced by rapturous birdsong and sounds of the ocean. Observe the Kiwi bird in it's natural setting, Ulva Island bird sanctuary or walk one of the many tracks.