Spot penguins, seals and one of New Zealand’s oldest lighthouses at Nugget Point

A historic lighthouse on a rocky peninsula surrounded by the wild Pacific Ocean: it doesn’t get much more iconic than...


Visit Nugget Point for wildlife and the views. © Blacklabel Photography

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Highway Lodge Motel Visit website

16 fully equipped studio, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, double-glazed windows. One unit with spa bath. Unlimited free WiFi, & DVD available. Near shops/RSA/hospital/bowling club. . . . More . . . 

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Campervanning: the spontaneous way to travel

If the idea of a guided tour brings you out in spots, you’ll be wanting to bring yourself to the spots you most want to see. Read the story . . . 

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The Kaka Point Motels Visit website

All units have magnificent ocean and beach views. From Kaka Point, 'the gateway to the Catlins Coast', it is a 10-minute drive to the wonders . . . More . . . 

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Southern Scenic Route: a different way of life

The Southern Scenic Route is a drive of unparalleled beauty and an almost contradictory mix of dense woodlands and wild, open southern coast. Read the story . . . 

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Helensborough Motor Inn Motel Visit website

12 centrally located, comfortable, spacious ground-floor units, all facing the sun. Spacious 2 brm family unit, ideal for wedding parties. Also 2 double spa-bath units . . . More . . . 

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Southern Scenic Route: Queenstown to Dunedin

If you get as far as Te Anau, it’d be rude not to keep going, don't you reckon, and explore the deep south.  Read the story . . . 

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Waikava Harbour View Visit website

Waikava Harbour View Accommodation Relax in peaceful native surroundings in Waikawa in the South Catlins overlooking the tranquil Waikawa harbou. Waikava Harbour View lodge is . . . More . . . 

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Southern Secret Motel

4 quiet, modern, stylish studio units nestled in native bush & birdlife. Walk to beaches/tracks/store. Fifteen minutes to Cathedral Caves. Enjoy a natural experience of . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Clutha: a land of giants

Clutha is one of the less-frequented but most beautiful wedges of the South Island. There’s a wild edge to the landscape and spectacular natural beauty, especially along its coastal fringes. Read the story . . . 

Lumberjack Bar & Cafe

Enjoy a sumptuous meal in a relaxed atmosphere. We have a variety of meals to suit all tastes. Lunch from 12pm-2.30pm and evening dining from 6pm. . . . More . . . 

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Nugget Point Tokatā walks

Enjoy dramatic coastal views from the Tokatā Lighthouse and spot seals, penguins and other seabirds on these short walks. Read the story . . . 

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Anchorage Caitlins Waikawa

The Anchorage is set above the beautiful Waikawa Harbour. It is a substantial 3-bedroom homestead and also has 2 modern fully self-contained units downstairs. . . . More . . . 

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Southern Scenic Route: the long and winding road

A faded brown road sign stands just along from Queenstown’s Remarkables ski fields. It’s no-nonsense and to the point: ‘Southern Scenic Route starts here. Follow symbol.’  Read the story . . . 

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Forest Lodge Hotel

4 motel units with private facilities at the southern entrance to Central Otago. Fully refurbished, electric blankets. 2min drive to hunting, fishing, 18-hole golf course, . . . More . . . 

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Clutha Gold and Roxburgh Gorge: cycling the Otago river trails

Rain or shine, cycling Otago’s river trails in winter proves to be a beautiful adventure. Read the story . . . 

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