Jess fills you with enthusiasm relating her stories of gold mining women, hidden walks and Chinese miners chasing gold.
Enjoy marshmallows and hot chocolates by the fire, hot tubs under the stars, a personal chef and, get this, hand-knitted slippers from the wool off the farm.
Meet the creatures of the dark - bats in trees and insects under rocks. A real adventure for families and nature lovers alike.
Meet Gary and Jas, together they run the motorcamp, which attracts bikers, hikers and campers alike.
The quintessential charm of Mata-Au Lodge is it’s just like your home.
If you’re an early bird in The Catlins, there are a few experiences not to be missed - the sun rising over the rocks at Nugget Point and a bush-hopping ATV tour by Mohua Park.
When people arrive here, there's a bottle of wine on the table, there's chocolates on the table, there’s milk in the fridge... Everything to make them feel at home.
Originally planning to stay for a few months, Jude fell in love with Clutha and hasn’t looked back – that was 30 years ago.
Carol is a born and bred Catlins local. She runs The Little Rocket coffee caravan alongside the Lost Gypsy in Papatowai.
He may or may not have lost a finger to a close encounter with a sea lion (spoiler alert – he didn’t), but Lyndon McKenzie doesn’t let anything slow him down.
John and his wife visited Lawrence for a cycling weekend seven years ago, and within 4 months were living here. It’s a common theme in the district- those who come for a visit, fall in love and stay.
Tracey is a woman with a plan. Well, a map at least. And brochures - of Lawrence, the Catlins and the many other amazing things on offer in Clutha.
If you’re a history buff, Mike McPhee is the man to talk to.
Tom Jones may not have a stage in Vegas, but he's centre stage in Tuapeka Mouth!
Papatowai is a small village in the heart of The Catlins. It’s here you’ll find Blair Somerville at the rustic Lost Gypsy Curios and Coffee.