We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Ok it’s a sign on a cliff - that’s it- but neat nonetheless

We drove down a gravel road to a parking lot where the sign directs you through a gate and advises... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
tammy l
,
red bank
via mobile
Blown away, literally.

A wonderful view point. The day we went the wind was high and ther was a little horezontal rain... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
MoraginRio
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Read all 84 reviews
95
All photos (95)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Contact
Waikawa, New Zealand
Reviews (84)
Filter reviews
62 results
Traveller rating
24
23
15
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
24
23
15
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews southernmost point gravel road southern point south island new zealand curio bay photo opportunity scenic route long drive southern tip cliff edge field paddock sheep mainland windswept pole
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 62 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s worth the detour to visit the southernmost part of the mainland. All that’s there is a signpost but it’s worth it! You park at a car park and go for a walk through a paddock and out to the tip. It’s windy and cold...More

Thank Sarox210
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We drove down a gravel road to a parking lot where the sign directs you through a gate and advises to walk toward the ocean for 20 minutes. It really only took ten minutes to walk through the field to the point slope sign and...More

Thank tammy l
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Bragging rights for visiting the southernmost point of the south island and not falling off. It is a nice view though.

Thank kiwisqurt
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A wonderful view point. The day we went the wind was high and ther was a little horezontal rain. However it's a 'been there place' and the scenery is wonderful. Ther is a small car park but the access roads are poor especially the one...More

1  Thank MoraginRio
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is an easy stroll to the southern most edge of mainland NZ. Plenty of space in the car park, this seems to be off the main tourist trail and mercifully free of coach loads of selfie taking types. It's about 10 minutes to walk...More

Thank garygeorge3
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A viewpoint at the Southern edge of the South Island. Ca 10 minutes walk from the car park. Not bad, you can make some very nice pictures there, but nothing that impressive. Pribably the most interesting are bushes and trees which are permanentky bended by...More

Thank Advisor_Miro
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

A 20 min flat paddock walk will take you right to the edge. Great photo opportunity with the sign. Sensational views. Great that the road is now sealed!

1  Thank Luxgb
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This is noted to be the Southern most tip of NZ and is a part of the outstanding scenic route through the "Catlins " region between Dunedin and Invercargill. This point is worth the side trip if for no other reason than the photo opportunity....More

1  Thank Noel M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We felt this was over rated, there was an ok view compared to other spots close by. Get a photo with the ‘south pole’ sign. Tick the box activity. Don’t go out of your way to go here

1  Thank Victoriam07
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Slope Point is the southern most spot of the New Zealand mainland. While we considered it a must see for the simple reason how often do you get an opportunity to stand on the southernmost point at the end of the earth, the South Pole,...More

2  Thank CrewCommander
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Curio Bay Accommodation
165 reviews
7.85 km away
Southern Secret Motel
26 reviews
37.97 km away
Riverton Beach Motel
6 reviews
49.71 km away
Ascot Park Hotel
442 reviews
55.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Tumu Toka CurioScape Cafe & Restaurant
29 reviews
7.74 km away
Tokanui Tavern
6 reviews
13.09 km away
Niagara Falls Cafe
311 reviews
13.18 km away
Fortrose Cafe
31 reviews
19.37 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Curio Bay Natural Heritage Centre
54 reviews
7.50 km away
Curio Bay
85 reviews
7.99 km away
Waikawa Museum and Information Centre
9 reviews
11.54 km away
McLean Falls Walk
22 reviews
28.73 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Slope Point staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines