Unique and unspoilt, Clutha is home to stunning beaches and waterfalls. Enjoy star studded skies, tidal lakes, wetlands, a great cycle trail and wildlife.
Get a real feel for one of the country’ leading eco destinations by doing the challenging yet rewarding Catlins River Wisp Loop Walk and seeing Purakaunui Falls and Jack's Blowhole up close. You can native parakeets, delicate orchids, rushing rapids and spectacular views; all amongst the beauty of a lush, native forest.
There six spectacular waterfalls to see each with its own character. Purakaunui and McLean are the most famous but Matai, Horseshoe and Koropuku falls are also enchanting.
If you want to experience fascinating wildlife up close, , then the Catlins coastline takes some beating. Make sure you visit Nugget Point where penguins, seals, sea lions and dolphins all gather below a panoramic promontory with spectacular views, rugged rock formations and one of the country’s original lighthouses..
At low tide visitors can walk to the Cathedral Caves, a group of spectacular sea caves that have been formed my the ocean over thousands of years. The two main caves join together within the cliff structure itself.