Welcome to Clutha

Take a journey off the beaten track to this amazing area in the deep south which celebrates nature and history.

Visit iconic Nugget Point or majestic Cathedral Caves, enchanting waterfalls, beautiful beaches and lush rainforest in The Catlins, rich gold mining heritage and the Clutha Gold Cycle Trail in Lawrence or wonderful walks with panoramic views in the nearby Blue Mountains. 

Clutha is part of world famous Otago and lies between the South Island cities of Dunedin and Invercargill on the simply stunning Southern Scenic Route.

It's Unique & Unspoilt 

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.


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.