Bluff Hill, Bluff

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bluff Hill by using our Bluff road trip website .
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  • Drove up to the top of Bluff Hill. A great view to be had; plenty of information on the boards that were placed by short path. Definitely worth the very short walk  more »
  • If you bluff anyway one should miss never to visit the bluff Hill lookout. Drive 2, 5 km in the village about uphill. Bit steep, but worth the drive. From a parking lot, walking a few metres in the spiraling upwards. There expect a great view. In the Southwest on Stewart Island, to the East on the beaches direction Catlins North to Invercargill and even on the horizon to the Southern Alps. On the upper observation deck, it is described on stone slabs around what it sees. Unfortunately lacks a plate (the North). Has a fan probably found.
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  • Great panoramic ocean views from the top. You can also see several islands from there. There are multiple signs as you ascend to the top of the lookout that tell you the history of this part of South ...  more »

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