In the heart of The Catlins is Florence Hill Lookout. The perfect spot to pull over and soak up the panoramic views of the surrounding beauty of Tautuku Peninsula. 

Just three kilometres from Papatowai, at a roadside rest area , is the lookout entrance with plenty of room to park.  

You will be rewarded with panoramic views of Tautuku Bay, a perfectly curved beach created from fine quartz sand from ancient rocks. 

If you’re staying in The Catlins, it’s a popular spot to witness Aurora Australis - the Southern Lights. Add more highlights to your itinerary with The Catlins Top 10 things to do now.

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