One thing that sets Southland apart from the others. Bluff Oysters. This seafood delicacy is widely sought after in the best Restaurants throughout New Zealand.
Taking in the towns of Invercargill, Gore, Lumsden to name a few this area is at the southern most tip of the South Island. The coast line is rugged and beautiful. Catch a ferry to Stewart Island from these shores.
Fishing boats line the port areas hauling in their daily catch. If you are wanting an outdoor thrill try jet boating on Lake Hauroko and down the Wairaurahiri RIver.
If you are into motoring make sure you catch the motoring collection at Invercargill. Check out Bert Munro's motorbike that he rode to break the world land speed record.
The scenery is spectacular and varied. Enjoy this rugged area of the South Island. Many memories are to be made here.