Southern Scenic Route

4 Days
834km
519mi

Route

Dunedin Central to Central Queenstown

Highlights

  • Catlins wildlife
  • Milford Sound
  • Adventurous Queenstown

Best time of year

All year

Journey into the captivating lower South Island to uncover an unforgettable mix of rare wildlife, remote rugged lands, and delicious seafood. The Southern Scenic Route to Milford Sound refreshes the body and soul with its unforgettable landscapes. Get acquainted with the heritage architecture and eco-encounters of Dunedin before you follow the east coast road to The Catlins region. 

 

Please be aware that parts of this journey cover an alpine route and driving conditions in this area can vary, particularly over the winter months. Remember to check the local conditions before setting out and give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination. 

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