Southland - Dunedin - Stewart Island/Rakiura

For unique southern traditions hosted and told through stories of ingenuity of our people, come savour the South. Our famous southern hospitality is highlighted with famous flavours like the Bluff Oyster - a local delicacy. Meet the locals of the South, and abundant wildlife including the ancient tuatara, kiwi, Hectors and Bottlenose dolphins, majestic Yellow-eyed penguins, and Southern Right whales. Whether your passion is hiking, fishing, photography, history, adventure, or family fun, Southland (Murihiku) has it all. Find out more at stewartisland.co.nz and southlandnz.com and dunedinnz.com

Major Centres: 

Dunedin
Oamaru
Invercargill
Stewart Island
Catlins

Airports: 

Dunedin International & Domestic Airport Invercargill Domestic Airport

Blue Penguins Pukekura

+64 27 8400 413

Discover Korora, the Little Blue Penguin in their natural habitat. Takiharuru/Pilots Beach has the largest population of these birds on the Otago Peninsula. See up to 200 penguins returning from sea at dusk.  This 1.5 hour tour includes fascinating insights of the people who lived here long before European arrival and a special 'behind the scenes' look at the penguin habitat and restoration work of the whenua (land) funded entirely by the penguin tours.

Horizon Tours

+64 21 467 496

Horizon Tours is a locally owned whānau (family) business launched in 2018. We specialise in small group tours that bring culture and conservation to life in Dunedin. Our commitment is to offer a values-based tourism experience. A portion of every tour purchased with us will go toward supporting a community conservation program. Broaden your horizon’s by day with one of our daily tours that highlights Dunedin’s natural environment with a conservation expert with over thirty years’ experience as a DoC ranger. And travel with us into the night sky for an evening of storytelling that brings the realm of Ranginui to life.

Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park & Motel

+64 3 249 7457

Haere Mai. We invite you to experience Fiordland from our spacious lakeside holiday park. Our quiet established park has amazing lake and mountain views, large children’s play area, BBQs, picnic tables, Sky TV lounge, IAC & wireless internet, laundries, sauna/spa bath, communal bathrooms and kitchens. Accommodation includes “Marakura”, our brand new lakefront apartments, self-contained 1-2 bedroom tourist flats, motel, 1-2 bedroom ensuites, basic cabins, powered and non-powered sites.

Explore Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary with Ulva's Guided Walks on Stewart Island, New Zealand. Ulva's Guided Walks was named by the owner, Ulva Goodwillie - who just happens to be named after the Island. Ulva is a direct descendant of the first Māori peoples of Stewart Island and is passionate and very knowledgeable about this special place. Ulva and her team of local guides would love to share their experience with you.

Wairaurahiri Wilderness Jet

0800 270 556

We offer a huge variety of jet boating and wilderness adventure packages in Fiordland and Southland. Experience New Zealand's most daring and exhilarating jet boat ride.

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