Waipati Beach, Catlins

19 of the Best Things to See and Do in the Catlins

A guide to the very best things to do in the Catlins, a beautiful but often-overlooked part of New Zealand's South Island.

Catlins waterfall

Next Stop Antarctica: Another Day in the Catlins

After 24 hours of non-stop natural beauty in the Catlins, it seemed that we could do no wrong when it...

Catlins beach

The isolated beauty of the Catlins

The Catlins is one of those parts of New Zealand that, due to its location, never seems to get the...

Marlborough Sounds view

Off the Beaten Track: New Zealand’s South Island

Welcome to the first in an irregular series featuring people, places and experiences that are off the beaten backpacker and...