Another of New Zealand's gold mining areas of the past, the Clutha region is full of history.
Balclutha, Lawrence, Milton and Owaka are the small towns that make up this region. The locals are friendly and more than happy to show you around and fill you in on the regions rich past.
The pace of life is slow and laid back. Fishing for trout and salmon is a major tourist attraction on the mighty Clutha river that runs through Balclutha.
The wildlife on the coast is well worth the visit. One of the rarest penguins in the world the Yellow Eyed Penguin makes this area its home and you maybe lucky to spot a few.
Walking tracks and cycle tracks are many beside crystal clear rivers and waterfalls.
Ask the locals to point out the many attractions, they will be happy to help.