Visit Southland
Visit Southland
Visit Southland in 2018
 

 

The below descriptions are each a single day. These options can be done either pre or post TRENZ as a three day/two night or a two day/one night itinerary with accommodation, meals and transfers included.

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Stewart Island/Rakiura - allow one day

EXPERIENCE THE CLEAR WATERS, ABUNDANT BIRD LIFE, PRIMORDIAL RAIN FOREST AND GOLDEN BEACHES OF NEW ZEALAND’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND.
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SIE Village & Bays Tour

An entertaining insight into Maori and European history, along with some of the challenges and delights of living in such a small community. Local guides are the key to a very memorable tour. 

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Ulva Island Explorer

The incredible Ulva Island is an open island sanctuary teeming with native birds in largely untouched forest land. A slice of heaven. This tour includes both cruise and walking components. 

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Stewart Island Lodge

Learn from Real Journeys about other Stewart Island Experience products including the lodge accommodation and Wild Kiwi Spotting. Clients can stay overnight to enjoy both, and then wake to the trill of native birdsong and the gentle sound of the surf.  

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Ingenious invercargill city - allow one day

HOME TO GRAND ARCHITECTURE, DELECTABLE LOCAL DELICACIES AND A HISTORY OF INVENTIVE PERSONALITIES, SPEND THE DAY GETTING TO KNOW INVERCARGILL AND SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY.
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Savour the South

Be our guest and feast on local delicacies such as succulent Bluff Oysters, Stewart Island Salmon, local venison and beef, sheep’s milk cheeses and handmade chocolates. Southland’s bounty is an integral part of our history and character so get to know the South as we intersperse your day of activities with delicious local fare.

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bill richardson transport world & classic motorcycle mecca

Two of our world class attractions that are sure to delight, Bill Richardson Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca have already welcomed and amazed thousands of people from all around the world. For lovers of beautiful things, these experiences will inspire and captivate.

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Dig This

The first heavy equipment playground in NZ, we invite you to take a bulldozer, excavator, mini excavator or a skid steer for a spin and we promise it will provide an unexpected thrill!

 

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THE INCREDIBLE CATLINS - ALLOW ONE DAy

DESCRIBED AS A WONDER EVERY 10 MINUTES, THE ‘WOW’ MOMENTS JUST KEEP COMING. KEEP YOUR CAMERA HANDY ON THIS ICONIC ROAD TRIP THAT WILL TAKE YOU FROM INVERCARGILL TO DUNEDIN.
 
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The Glorious Coastline

Including Waipapa Point (pictured) home to NZ's worst civilian shipwreck and some very interesting wildlife. We will be sure to visit Curio Bay/Tumu Toka which is the site of the brand new Tumu Toka Curioscape centre and a 180 million year old petrified forest. 

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Inland delights

From gorgeous waterfalls to inland forests, stunningly clear lakes to lush rolling farmland, this stretch of road is an instagrammer's paradise. 

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Geological Wonders

Nugget Point (pictured) is another of the incredible sights you'll see today. One of the most photographed stops on this route, you will quickly see why. It's also a haven for many kinds of wildlife so keep your eyes peeled! 

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Agri-Experience Day - allow one day

LUSH FARMLANDS AND A TUSSOCK COVERED HIGH COUNTRY STATION ARE YOUR DESTINATIONS TODAY FOR THESE HANDS ON EXPERIENCES WITH LOCAL PERSONALITIES.
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Real country

Laura Douglas is a real deal country girl who loves to share her passion for the outdoors in this inimitable experience. She does it all, from working with dogs and horses to herd the sheep to cracking bull whips to target shooting with both bows and bullets.

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Welcome Rock Trails

A stunning high country farm that is also a hiking and biking trail complete with accommodation options and 4WD touring. Farmer and tour operator Tom O’Brien is a good kiwi bloke and an excellent guide!

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High Country Picnic

Savour local venison salami, artisan breads and sheep’s milk cheeses as part of your delicious high country lunch.


 
 
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