Tapanui, on State Highway 90, is situated on the edge of the forest at the base of the Blue Mountains. This attractive town (population 900) is surrounded by the gently rolling and intense green farmland of West Otago. Chat to the local folk, they are friendly and will welcome you. Take time for a round or two of golf at the excellent country golf course, visit the well known Blue Mountain Nurseries, enjoy a latte at the local café or wander through the Vintage Machinery Museum.
Only one and half hours from Dunedin’s International Airport, Tapanui is ideally situated for taking day trips to the southern scenic attractions including The Catlins, The South Coast, Fiordland, The Lakes District and Central Otago.
There is a range of accommodation available - take time out to explore and enjoy the peace and beauty of West Otago.