2 | A region of contrasts, Southland has world class scenery from mountain peaks, the deepest of lakes, meandering rivers famous for fishing, fertile farmlands, lush primordial forests, sweeping photogenic coastlines to the wild Southern Ocean and its islands, come explore the best of natural New Zealand. Famous southern hospitality is highlighted with iconic delicacies such as the Bluff Oyster. Unique southern traditions and stories highlight the ingenuity of our people. Come savour the South. Meet the locals of the South, native characters like the ancient Tuatara, nocturnal Kiwi, Hectors and Bottlenose Dolphins, majestic Yellow-eyed penguins and the Southern Right Whales. Our people will welcome you, so be sure to wander our streets, cafes and shops to discover the real South. Southland is undoubtedly a playground for getting out and about by jet boat, horseback, kayak, helicopter, plane, cycle or foot. Whatever your passion, hiking, fishing, photography, history, meditation or family fun, Southland is yours for the taking. NZsouthland Southland_NZ cometosouthland +64 (0)3 211 0895 Kia Ora – Welcome the New Zealand we #mysouthland