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Definitely an attraction for adventure travellers

Slope Point is the southern most spot of the New Zealand mainland. While we considered it a must... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
CrewCommander
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Mittagong
Southern most point on the South Island

Slope Point is the Southern most point on the South Island (not Bluff as many might believe). To... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Vil T
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Waikawa, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Slope Point is the southern most spot of the New Zealand mainland. While we considered it a must see for the simple reason how often do you get an opportunity to stand on the southernmost point at the end of the earth, the South Pole,...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Slope Point is the Southern most point on the South Island (not Bluff as many might believe). To get there you have to drive on some narrow unsealed roads for a while. In our case we had to walk the last 6km, which turned to...More

Thank Vil T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

to get to the point you have to jump a gate into a paddock (was full of sheep when we visited), walk through to the point where there's signage and an amazing view.

Thank Hamish S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We expect some more. You just walk 10 min on a sheep run and then you reach the point. You can observe the waves sometime you may see a seal in the water. But that's it. There are no toilets, so be prepared. :-)

Thank Travel4ward
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Amazing day driving through the Catlins. Sun shone and we saw dolphins and enjoyed the beach. A beautiful area of our country - very tranquil and not over-crowded.

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

A must for all those anemophiles that have a touch of thalassophila. It is a bit of the main route and a 15 min walk once you get to the parking spot, but, you'll get a picture of the Slope Point sign, another memory to...More

Thank Found_Lost_Key
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

One needs to drive over a bit of dirt, albeit a well maintained gravel road and then walk. For about 15 minutes we walked through a privately owned paddock of very quiet sheep and cattle and lots of dropping, so take care where you plant...More

Thank 1never2late
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

You have to drive "off-road" to get there and walk between the lambs, it was pretty cool. it's the most southern point and there is nothing special....

Thank Agika901
Reviewed 30 March 2017

No wonder trees at Slope Point are so twisted. You can feel and observe the power of wind here. From car park it is a 20 min walk to the navigation sign, which (next to the windswept trees) is the main attraction here. The view...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Worth the walk despite the bumpy gravel road that takes you there. The most southern tip of nz, you should go, you'll get blown away! by its remoteness.

Thank dedicatedtraveller14
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