Curio Bay and Porpoise Bay are situated on the Catlins coast, about 88 kms south-east of Invercargill and 7 kms south of Waikawa.

Curio Bay is signposted from the Southern Scenic Route, which follows State Highway 92 through the Catlins from Invercargill to Balclutha.

South Catlins Coastline

The fossilised remains of an ancient forest is exposed at Curio Bay during low tide. It stretches about 20 kms from Curio