Welcome to Clutha

Take a journey off the beaten track to experience this stunning area in the South. Visit iconic Nugget Point, enchanting waterfalls and walks in The Catlins, rich gold mining heritage and the Clutha Gold Trail in Lawrence, or Tapanui AKA Millhaven in the movie "Pete's Dragon". 

Clutha is the southernmost district in the Otago region located on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.  An ideal location for travelers, Clutha is a part of the Southern Scenic Route and has many treasures to share. 

Come and enjoy a quintessentially Kiwi experience!


Planning Your Trip Itinerary?

Planning a trip through Clutha and the Catlins?

As you browse activities, attractions and accommodation you can plot your route by clicking the 'Add to Trip Itinerary' button.

This will automatically update the map to build your customised trip.

Then simply print your map and take it with you.


Cathedral Caves

We have been advised that the Cathedral Caves will open from Monday 26th September.

Petes Dragon Filming Locations

Tapanui AKA Millhaven, quiet American town and home of Petes Dragon - check it out here

Nugget Point Lighthouse a huge drawcard

The chance to snap the Nugget Point lighthouse at night is drawing photographers from near and wide, locals say.