From the moment you arrive in Clutha Country you start to experience what New Zealand down south is all about.
Whether you are here to sightsee, to experience the great outdoors, to visit friends and family, or just to take time out and breathe the country air, you won't be disappointed.
The many visitors to Clutha Country leave with a smile on their face, all because:
Visiting Clutha Country is about feeling alive.
- It's about getting back to nature.
- It's a field of daffodils and new born lambs in spring.
- It's stopping for a farmer moving a mob of sheep across the main road.
- It's meandering the country's highways and byways and catching the locals at play or work.
- It's Anthem House and historic goldfields.
- It's discovering a wealth of history.
- It's the depth of the Blue Mountains.
- It's crossing the Clutha, New Zealand's largest volume river on a punt!
- It's sand dunes and having an entire beach all to yourself.
- It's hidden wonders and country hideaways.
- It's one set of traffic lights - good luck finding them!
- It's Cathedral Caves, and cascading waterfalls, dense rainforest and indigenous wildlife.
- It's being at peace with nature and the great outdoors.
- It's world class fishing waters.
- It's rugged coastlines, rolling green hills, and clean rivers.
- It's passing a silage pit with your windows down.
- It's long light summer evenings and remarkable golden sunsets against the tumble of mountain and river.
- It's waking in the morning to the sound of birds singing in the trees, to a crisp dew on the freshly cut expansive lawn.
- It's about yarning to the people that graft a living from the beautiful lush green countryside and putting the slow motion button on.
- It's stopping, relaxing and getting to know the locals, if you can't do that, it's waving at someone you wouldn't even know from a bar of soap.
- It's about an hour from Dunedin.
- It's about wanting to come back.
Leave the rest of the world behind, come experience the welcome and the wonders of Clutha Country. You might just not want to leave...