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Bluff Hill, Bluff
(4.5/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Bluff Hill includes excellent views along the shore and through native forest, whether you're mountain biking or walking. Standing at 265 m (870 ft), the top of the hill has a magnificent vantage point over Southland Plains and Fouveaux Strait. Cyclists will appreciate the mountain biking here, while the ever-popular walking trails suit a range of trekking abilities. The famous sign at Stirling Point as well as the nearby pilot station also hold some historical interest. For those driving, an onsite parking lot provides easy access. Plan to see Bluff Hill and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bluff travel itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Bluff Hill was our last stop for the day and so we were glad we were able to drive right up the steep inclines to the car park. There’s a viewing platform where you will be rewarded with a lovely 360%...  more »
  • Beautiful view and great trails to hike along the southern most part of the South Island or catch a ferry to Stewart Island. Beautiful ocean views and wonderful spring flowers ! 
  • It is a long way to the top but the views make it all worthwhile. There is a spiral walkway to the top of the Lookout so is suitable for wheelchairs. On a good day you can see for miles but on a bad d...  more »
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  • Offers a great view of the lower South Island including views out to Stewart Island on a clear day. The viewing platform has great access including for wheelchairs. I was unlucky to visit on a low cloud day so couldn't see too far so will have to do a return trip.
  • It is a observation tower overlooking the town of bluff.
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