Curio Bay Natural Heritage Centre, Southland Region

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Curio Bay Natural Heritage Centre is located in Southland Region. Add Curio Bay Natural Heritage Centre and other attractions to your Waikawa trip itinerary using our Waikawa vacation builder site .
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  • On a drive round the catlins we stopped to se if we could spot any penguins - saw a head in the distance! There‚Äôs also a petrified forest at the end of the penguin walk  more »
  • From the top of the viewing point you can see the bay, and with good eyes you can see the tiny dots surfacing that we assumed to be dolphins. Anyway there were some good views from the top and we had ...  more »
  • Nice golden beach! Petrified forest is ok too. Saw lots of dolphins. A few where in the bay itself playing in the waves. Lots of them right at the bay entrance. Maybe 100m from the shore. No penguins ...  more »

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