The Catlins has many endangered species and wildlife not found  in other parts of the world.

Whether your interest is birding, observing or close-encounters of the wild kind?

Department of Conservation NZ, has done a great job of providing lookouts, tracks, conservation areas and interpretive signage throughout the pristine Catlins Conservation Coastal Rainforest Park.

Check out the Yellow-Eyed Penguin, Hectors Dolphins, Bellbirds,Tuis, ‘Hooker’ Sealions, Fur Seals, Blue Penguins, Fern Birds, Mohua, wild deer and pigs in this remote part of New Zealand.

Ask the locals? The McLean Falls Holiday Park and Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar is located conveniently in the epicentre of the Catlins.  Use us as your Catlins Base-Camp.  Explore the spots and we’ll give you the inside scoop on what to do and where to go, so you won’t miss a thing!