Cathedral Caves

Large, coastal caves, accessible from the beach via a 50 minute return walk. Road access via Maori owned land; $5/person. Accessible at LOW TIDE ONLY, see cathedralcaves.co.nz for times. […]

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Jacks Blowhole

Turn off the main route at Owaka (signed Jacks Bay) for this 1 hour return walk to a coastal blowhole. Walk closed sept/oct due to lambing. Adds 20-30 mins driving time to route. […]

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Nugget Point

A detour of around 40 minutes drive leads dramatic views of a series of rocky islets from Nugget Point – wave eroded rocks viewable from a lighthouse above. Turnoff signposted from the main route. […]

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Oreti Beach

15 mins from Invercargill is Oreti Beach, where in February 1957 Munro set a New Zealand Open Beach record of 131.38 mph on its seemingly endless stretch of perfect smooth sand – subject of the film ‘The World’s Fastest Indian.’ […]

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