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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
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
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. :-)
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
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
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