Catlins Sea lion pups 2019

I thought you might like these photos of the 2019 season’s New Zealand sea lion pups around Jacks Bay and the Catlins Lake area. We think there were around 7 but hard to tell as they move around a bit. Anyway we feel very privileged to have been able to watch them grow up over…

Catlins Lake – Catlins

You’ve probably guessed by now that the Catlins is one of our favourite places to visit. Turn off at Owaka on the Pounawea road and explore the Catlins Lake, Jack’s Bay and Catlins heads – you certainly won’t be disappointed.

Sea lions of Jacks Bay – Part 2

After seeing the two females and two pups ( see Sea lions of Jacks Bay – Part one post), the next day we had family visiting and we took them to Jack’s Bay to see if the same sea lions were still there. As we walked along the beach we could see a group of…

Waipapa Lighthouse

Waipapa Point Lighthouse – located at Waipapa Point in Southland, New Zealand. About an hour’s drive south from Papotowai  or 50 mins from Invercargill, in the beautiful Catlins district.